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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Nancy Dyer

Nancy joined the staff at the Counseling and Human Relations Center in 1992.

Nancy Dyer

Nancy Dyer


BS in Social Work from Defiance College, Defiance, Ohio

MSW from Ohio State University, Columbus, Ohio


Licensed Independent Clinical Social Worker (LICSW)

Licensed Alcohol and Drug Counselor (LADC)

Registered Yoga Teacher (RYT)

PSU Involvement:

Nancy chairs the PSU Chemical Health Advisory Task Force (CHAT).  She is a member of the Wellness at Work committee, and she co-advises the PSU Peer Educators, the PEEPS, which stands for Peers Educating and Empowering Plymouth State.  She has taught courses in both the Departments of Social Work and Social Sciences.  Nancy also represents PSU on the NH Higher Education Alcohol Tobacco and Other Drug Committee and is active in representing the interests of Higher Education ATOD Prevention and Treatment at the state level.

About Nancy:

Her approach to treatment is to assist students in finding ways to look at their own inner resources to help get them back on track.  Although Nancy is trained to provide counseling for a wide range of issues, as a LADC she sees herself primarily as a resource for students having problems or concerns with alcohol and other drugs.  Her tools include Motivational Interviewing, Cognitive Behavioral Counseling, and the use of relaxation, meditation, and yoga to enhance the therapeutic experience.  She holds a Certification as a “Trauma Sensitive Yoga Instructor” from the Trauma Center at the Justice Resource Institute in Boston. 

Nancy loves reading, hiking, all types of music, vegetarian cooking (and eating!), trips to Boston, her two children who are both young adults, and working with college-age students.

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