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National Alcohol Screening Day

REVISED: Location has been changed to Student Union, second floor lobby


10th Annual National Alcohol Screening Day
at SUNY Rockland Community College


Suffern, NY - Students will learn about low-risk, moderate and high-risk alcohol consumption during National Alcohol Screening Day at Rockland Community College.


Thursday, March 25, 9 a.m. - Noon

Student Union, second floor lobby

Admission: Free and open to the public


RCC will participate with more than 250 colleges nationwide to hold National Alcohol Screening Day 2010. National Alcohol Screening Day® (NASD) is an annual event that provides information about alcohol and health as well as free, anonymous screening for alcohol use problems. The program is designed to provide outreach, screening and education about alcohol’s effects on health. As part of the program, attendees have the opportunity to complete a brief questionnaire evaluating their alcohol use and talk privately with a health professional about their results and next steps. The first 100 students to participate will receive a FREE slice of pizza and a chance to win a $25.00 gift card to the Campus bookstore.


The event is sponsored by RCC's Prevention Services, Student Development Division, in collaboration with RCC's Psychiatric Nursing students. Estelle Yahes, Professor of Nursing, said, "Our Nursing students have the knowledge and skills related to substance abuse and apply them to the screening day."


Since 2000, more than 1,250 RCC students have participated in the screening day.


For more information, contact Marc Giammarco, Coordinator, Substance Abuse Prevention, Office of Student Development, Rockland Community College at (845) 574-4300 or


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Rockland Community College, a unit of the State University of New York, is located 25 miles northwest of NYC. The majority of its students transfer to four-year colleges, and many find immediate employment upon earning their associate's degree or certificate. The College also offers others, from preschoolers to senior citizens, the opportunity to simply learn something new. Quality a price you can afford.

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