AOD Prevention Program

AOD Prevention Program

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The Alcohol and Drug (AOD) Prevention Program at John Jay College is part of the Environmental Prevention Grant given to state schools through the New York State Office of Alcoholism and Substance Abuse (NYS OASAS). This program utilizes a comprehensive approach to address alcohol and other drug-related problems.

College Prevention Coordinator (CPC)

The College Prevention Coordinator (Deanna Feierman, LMHC), is a new position part of the AOD Prevention Program at the Wellness Center. The CPC is working with the New York State Office of Alcohol and Substance Abuse Services (OASAS) to help reduce and prevent underage drinking and drug use on campus and in the community. Through the Environmental Prevention Grant from OASAS the CPC has created a coalition on campus that involves the community stakeholders, parents, mental health professionals, treatment facilities, the Prevention Resource Center, Student Union, students, staff and faculty to help with the issues surrounding alcohol and substance use within the college community. The coalition meets once a month to discuss ways to help the John Jay students and the community. If you would like to join the coalition SAP-C (Substance and Alcohol Prevention- Coalition) please email Deanna Feierman at

Alcohol and Other Drug (AOD) Prevention Program

This Program is here to provide you with a complete range of counseling and referral services for substance and alcohol misuse. The program is located in the Wellness Center, L68.00NB. All of the services are FREE of charge and are available on an appointment basis. You are urged to seek treatment as a preventative service. Take advantage of the many services that can be offered to you. The services are provided by a Licensed Mental Health Counselor who specializes in addiction, known as the College Prevention Coordinator, Deanna Feierman, LMHC. The services provided include: personal mental health counseling, substance use counseling (including alcohol), screenings that assess risk levels for a substance use disorder, early intervention, crisis intervention, psychoeducation, workshops, and prevention awareness.
For more information, please call 212-237-8180, visit L.68.09 or email

Free Outside Resources

The following links connect you to free and confidential screenings to assess if you have an issue with alcohol and other substances.