Addiction Counseling & Prevention Program

The Addiction Counseling & Prevention Program at Geneseo offers a variety of resources and services for SUNY Geneseo students.

Pamela Kosmowski, LMFT, NCC AOD Coordinator

Program Coordinator:
Pamela Kosmowski, LMFT, CASAC, NCC
Located in Onondaga Hall, 203-South


  • Provide evidence-based practice in the treatment of addictive disorders
  • Offer education on trauma and addiction psychopathology
  • Enhance understanding of addictive family systems
  • Educate students using a harm reduction model
  • Create personalized addiction plans for students to address patterns and create safer strategies
    Implement and evaluate prevention programming and outreach on campus
  • Offer support services for students impacted by a friend or loved one's addiction
  • Facilitate outreach programming

Education and Resources

Appointments and Referrals

  • Individual consultations for students to discuss any addictions concerns or other mental health needs. Instructions for requesting an appointment:
  • Referrals to OASAS-approved off-campus treatment providers (for more information, see the SAMHSA website).

BASICS and Choices Appointments

If you have been required to take Choices or BASICS:

For students who have been referred for a mandated appointment by the Office of Conduct and Community Standards, contact Pam Kosmowski at or 585-245-6060.


LOTUS group flyer - Tuesdays 1-2 pm via Zoom

L.O.T.U.S. - Living Optimally Through Understanding and Support

This walk-in support group for students impacted by someone else's (family member, friend) substance use. This is a safe space for students to connect, relate over shared experiences, and begin to heal.

Day/Time: Tuesdays, 1:00 to 2:00 pm
Location: Zoom (email for link)

ACP SMART group - Fridays 4:30 - 5:30 pm - via Zoom

S.M.A.R.T. - Self-Management and Recovery Training 

This walk-in group is designed to provide support and assistance to students who have struggled with their substance use, either currently or in the past.

Day/Time: Fridays, 4:30 to 5:30 pm (Group starts on 9/16/22)
Location: Zoom (email for link)


Safe Party

Geneseo’s commitment to student welfare extends to its concern for how you and your friendsSafe Party socialize. Learn more for tips to help keep you safe from substance use and sexual assault. If you choose to socialize with alcohol, make sure you’re well informed about its effects, including alcohol's interactions with other drugs. The Safe Party site includes resources for students who attend or host parties, plus transportation and legal information. See the Quick Links menu for more information.

Social Media

Addiction Counseling & Prevention Program on Social Media  Instagram

Quick Links

Healthy Hot Topics: Addictive Behaviors