Reality Check Fact #2

Over 50% of PSU students report having 4 or fewer drinks each week, if they drink at all.

Fact taken from 2009 NH Higher Education on line Alcohol and Drug Survey at PSU.

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Helpful Links

For more information about mental health, please visit some of these Web sites:

  • Go Ask Alice! Go Ask Alice! is the health question and answer Internet service produced by Alice!, Columbia University’s Health Promotion Program. The site consists of a variety of health information on many subjects, questions and answers for the week, as well as an opportunity to ask your own questions.
  • New Hampshire Higher Education Alcohol and Other Drug (NHHEAOD) Committee NHHEAOD Committee brings together representatives from public and private colleges and universities who are committed to addressing alcohol and other drug issues. The committee is a collective voice for college AOD issues at a statewide level and promotes knowledge and advancements in the AOD field through joint programs and initiatives.
  • Suicide Prevention : The Jed Foundation is committed to reducing the young adult suicide rate by furthering understanding of the underlying causes of suicide, by increasing awareness of the issue of college student mental health and suicide, and by creating effective prevention programs on college campuses.
  • The Unabridged Student Counseling Virtual Pamphlet Collection: A comprehensive collection of virtual pamphlets on a variety of topics of concern to students.

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Faculty Forum: Irene Cucina

Professor Irene Cucina has been teaching in the Department of Health and Human Performance since 1998. Prior to coming to Plymouth State, she had a rewarding career as a high school health and physical education teacher and coach in Newton, MA. Her commitment to students and learning has been recognized by her peers through a [...]

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Remembering Gene Savage ’58

On May 14, 2012, New Hampshire lost a gifted educator, respected leader, and devoted friend. From his earliest days in education as a high school teacher, coach, and director of guidance, through his post as director of admissions at the University of New Hampshire, and later through his various administrative positions within the University System [...]

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Teaming Up for Service

There’s more to PSU’s student-athletes than excellent grades and athletic prowess. There’s a desire to make a difference in the world. Plymouth State men’s hockey coach Craig Russell ’09 encourages his team to serve as often as possible. Through the nonprofit organization Team IMPACT, which pairs children with life-threatening or chronic illness with local college [...]