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AIMS was founded in 1986, when in light of a student tragedy, students asked for a new way to address concerns about alcohol and other drug use at CUMC. Today, professional staff and student-elected peer counselors are available to assist students who experience issues, or have questions related to substance use, abuse, and dependence as well as compulsive behaviors. In 2008 the AIMS program became part of the Center for Student Wellness.


All contact with AIMS is confidential except in cases of imminent risk to individual safety. The office is not affiliated in ANY way with the Deans’ offices; its approach and services are intended to be open, non-judgmental and compassionate. AIMS services are open to everyone—whether your concern is for yourself, a friend, or you are a student in recovery.



Contact AIMS

• By appointment: AIMS appointments are available during business hours (M-Th 9:30 am - 5:30 pm. Simply call (212-305-3989) or email to schedule an appointment.

Walk-in: Walk-in appointments are on a first-come, first served basis. Because of this, we cannot guarantee the availability of a counselor. Walk-in appointments should generally be used for brief consultations and are generally limited to 30 minutes. If additional time is needed to address the concern, AIMS staff will schedule a follow-up appointment.

Call: Stephanie Rozen, LCSW, CASAC, the Director of the AIMS program can be reached by phone at 212-305-3989 or by email at

• All services provided by AIMS are free to CUMC students

For more information, please visit our website.


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