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Brief Alcohol and Other Drug Screening and Intervention for College Students (BASICS)

Brief Alcohol and Other Drug Screening and Intervention for College Students (BASICS) is a three-session assessment and feedback process that allows students to explore their alcohol and other drug use and to how it is affecting their lives in a safe, judgement-free envioronment. BASICS is confidential-your information will not be shared with anyone without your permission. We can help you assess your risk, identify potential changes that may work for you, and help you reduce your risk of developing problems in the future.

Dimeff, L., Baer, J., Kivlahan, D., & Marlatt, G. (1999). Brief Alcohol Screening and Intervention for College Students. New York: The Guildford Press.

Balance.Purpose.Meaning: Health & Counseling Spring 2014 Event

Please join the Health & Counseling Centers for our annual Spring event on the Quad for a day of relaxation, meditation and various fun activities and giveaways!

Date: Thursday April 24th, 2014


Time: 10am-2pm

Location: On the Quad

Please see flyer below for more details:



Live Well Be Healthy Program

The Health & Counseling Centers presented our live well be healthy 2011 program on Thursday, April 7, 2011!

Cash Course

Define Your Finances. Define Your Future.

Living away from home for the first time? Looking for a tool to help you eat healthy on a budget? Need to understand the deductions from your campus job paycheck? Want some help setting up a budget in general?

Then check out Cash Course!

eCheckup to Go

Confidential Drug & Alcohol Self-testing

eCHECKUP TO GO offers accurate and confidential personalized feedback about:

  • Your individual pattern of alcohol or marijuana use.
  • Risk patterns.
  • Aspirations and goals.
  • Helpful resources at Manhattanville College and in the community.
Healthy Grieving

If you are taking the time to read this, chances are that someone close to you has recently died. We are sorry for your loss. Grieving is seldom easy. We recognize that it is impossible to do justice to this topic in such a brief document. We do believe that the information herein may be useful to you.
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Positively Manhattanville

Positively Manhattanville: Kindness...Pay It Forward!

Please join the Manhattanville College Health and Counseling Centers on the Quad, Thursday, April 12th, 2012 from 10am until 2pm, when we as a community create a banner displaying positive acts of kindness from you and your fellow Valiants.



For information from Employee Assistance Group visit their web site.

Counseling Center has been accredited by the International Association of Counseling Services, Inc.

May 16, 2012

Manhattanville College Counseling Center has been accredited by the International Association of Counseling Services, Inc., an Alexandria, Virginia based organization of United States, Canadian and Australian counseling agencies. The Manhattanville College Counseling Center was evaluated by IACS against high standards of counseling practices and was found to offer competent and reliable professional services to its clientele. Approval by IACS is also dependent upon evidence of continuing professional development as well as demonstration of excellence of counseling performance.

The Manhattanville College Counseling Center is directed by Dr. Pamela Duncan and offers comprehensive mental health services to the full time undergraduate students of Manhattanville College.

IACS was established in 1972 to encourage and aid counseling agencies to meet high professional standards through peer evaluation and to inform the public about counseling services that are competent and reliable.

Flu 2013

Please see the following information below regarding Flu Season 2013.

Flu 2013 Information

Helpful App Recommendations

Please take a look at these helpful apps to keep you healthy and relaxed:

Android Apps Handout

iPad Apps Handout

Counseling Center Announces Massage Chair addition to Wellness Room

The Counseling Center is pleased to announce the addition of our massage chair for all full-time undergraduate students! Walk in or make an appointment for a free 20-minute chair massage in our wellness room. Bring your own earphones, listen to soothing music and relax! See flyer below for details!

Massage Chair Flyer

New Year-Healthier You-Stop Smoking for 2014!

It is a new year! Make it a healthier one and get smoke free for 2014! Come join us for an informational meeting to explore the various options of how you can quit smoking, such as hypnosis, nicotine patch or smoking cessation workshops! Our informational sessions will be held on Tuesday February 4th, 2014 at 12pm and Wednesday February 5th, 2014 at 1pm in the Berman Student Center Theater. Please RSVP to Walk-ins welcome! See flyer for more details!

Smoking Cessation Flyer