Silent Scream

Suicide is the third leading cause of death for young people 15-24 years old. On October 30, join the PLV Campus in a discussion about the silent pains felt by millions.

According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, depression affects 1 in 10 adults in the United States. Face your fears as CRU and the Psychology Club, with co-sponsorship by SNAP (Student Nurses at Pace) and the Counseling Center, present Silent Scream, a discussion on suicide, depression, and various forms of pain that are often kept silent among students on campus on Wednesday, October 30, from 8:00 p.m. to 10:00 p.m. in Butcher Suite on the PLV Campus.

Learn about signs of depression in friends, peers, roommates, or even yourself and find out how Pace’s Counseling Center can help you.

Check in with the Counseling Center

Social anxiety, addiction, self-perception, balancing college and life, and more—the Counseling Center in Westchester invites you to join a fall group!

The Westchester Counseling Center is forming a series of fall groups, a great way to develop yourself and maximize your success in school and all other areas of your life.

Social Skills Group, Mondays 12:20 p.m.–1:15 p.m.
This group is for students who are looking to improve their communication skills, feel that they have trouble fitting in, or feel anxious in social situations. The group provides a confidential, safe place for students to learn about themselves and others, while improving their social skills and interpersonal relationships.
Group Co-leaders: Elisse Geberth and Elana Light, PsyD

Due Process: A Law Student’s Group, Tuesdays 4:00 p.m.–5:15 p.m.
This group is for law students struggling with managing the Law School-Life balance. The group provides a safe place to discuss personal concerns and receive support.
Group Leader: Amanda Michael, PsyD

Harm-Less, Wednesdays 12:20 p.m.–1:15 p.m.
“Harm-less” is a weekly support group for students who are interested in making healthier decisions around their alcohol and/or drug use in order to minimize the negative effects on their health, relationships, and school. This group offers a safe space for students to share their experiences and provide and receive support. Abstinence is not a requirement.
Group Leader: JR Lombardo, LCSW

Groundwork, Wednesdays 5:00 p.m.–6:00 p.m.
This is a support group for students who have a significant person in their life who struggles with addiction to alcohol or another drug. Students will have an opportunity to share feelings and coping strategies in a safe and confidential space.
Group Co-Leaders: Marissa Alexander, PhD, and Susan Becker, LCSW, MPA

Understanding Self and Others, Thursdays 3:15 p.m.–4:30 p.m.
This group addresses a variety of concerns related to relationships with others (including family, friends and partners) and with oneself. The group explores themes related to identity and self-perception and provides an environment in which members can practice new ways of expressing themselves as well as share support, encouragement, and feedback in a safe and confidential environment.
Group Co-Leaders: Elana Light, PsyD, and Amanda Michael, PsyD

Call the Westchester Counseling Center at (914) 773-3710 for more information. And make sure to check out the Westchester Counseling Center on Facebook.

Want more info on services provided by the Counseling Center in NYC and Westchester? Visit http://www.pace.edu/counseling-center/.