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Prevention Education Services

Division of Student Development


Prevention Education Services


Contact Information

Terri Kaye Needle
Office Location: Technology Center, Suite 8220
Phone Number: (845) 574 - 4383
Fax Number: (845) 574 - 4536


Prevention Education Services utilizes research-based strategies aimed at correcting misperceptions that encourage inappropriate behaviors associated with abuse of alcohol and other substances. Prevention Education Services provides information, activities and events designed to create a healthy campus community and support a culture that empowers students to act in accordance with their healthy attitudes and values.

Prevention Education Services is a program designed to provide assessment, prevention education, and appropriate referral services to persons in a college setting.

Offering individualized educational and confidential prevention education and referral services to students who are experiencing problems with alcohol, tobacco, other drug,gambling problems; students who come from families where alcohol, tobacco, or other drug use was a problem, as well as, to students who are seeking to achieve or maintain sobriety.


60.5% of college students encounter problems when others drink too much.
Source: Harvard School of Public Health - College Alcohol Study

30.7% of College Students had missed a class due to alcohol use in the previous 12 months.
Source: Core Institute Survey Results on Alcohol and Other Drug Use on American Campuses.


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