The primary goal of the program is to help students overcome barriers that may be impeding their ability to be successful in their schoolwork and social activities.

Millbrook High School

845-677-2510 x 1118

John Jay High School

845-897-6700 x 30019

Roy C. Ketcham High School

845-298-5100 x 31075

Dover High School

845-877-5750 x 1072

Pawling High School


Dutchess BOCES

845-486-4800 x 3224

Red Hook High School

845-758-2241 x 16540

Van Wyck Junior High

845-227-1700 x 20020

Wappingers Junior High

845-298-5200 x 21025

Who Benefits from Prevention Counseling?

  • Students suffering emotional pain that have turned to alcohol, tobacco, marijuana, or other substances
  • Students at risk for reasons unrelated to alcohol or other substances, such as the inability to form healthy relationships and/or cope with problems
  • Students with a family member who is currently struggling, or previously struggled, with alcohol use or substance use issues
  • Ultimately, all students can benefit, because the focus of these services is prevention

How Prevention Counselors Can Help

CAPE Prevention Counselors are there to provide a safe space for students and help address a variety of issues through individual and/or group counseling.

Topics addressed may include:

  • Anxiety, stress, or anger
  • Managing emotions
  • Friendships
  • Forming healthy relationships
  • Problem-solving
  • Self-esteem
  • Coping strategies
  • Difficulties at home
  • Managing conflicts
  • Discussions about alcohol & other substances
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