From the Counseling Center...
Counseling Services (Monday-Friday, 9:00 a.m.–4:00 p.m.)
No in-person appointments: phone and video appointments only.
- Counseling appointments will be conducted via phone or video. To schedule an appointment, email email@example.com or call (518) 276-6479 or (518) 276-6287. Indicate the best time and phone number for a counselor to contact you.
- Drop-in counseling in the Mueller Center, ECAV, and the Rensselaer Union is canceled.
Crisis Intervention (24/7/365) – Follow normal procedures
- Call the Department of Public Safety (518) 276-6611 and request to speak with the Counselor-on-Call.
- If life-threatening, call 911 or the National Suicide Lifeline: 1 (800) 273-8255
Mental Health and Coping During COVID-19
PEER SUPPORT GROUPS OFFERRED FOR STUDENTS THIS FALL
The Rensselaer Counseling Center, the National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI) Capital Region, and Active Minds are proud to announce a partnership to help expand counseling resources and services for students experiencing mental health issues. This will be a weekly Virtual Peer Led Support Group for students who have lived experience with mental health symptoms or who are currently living with a mental illness.
The Peer Led Support Group will be held virtually every Wednesday from 6-7pm. A start date will begin Wednesday September 9th. Mark your calendar and stayed tuned for a Virtual Link to take you there!
For more information on the benefits of Peer Led Support Groups: https://www.nami.org/Blogs/NAMI-Blog/August-2018-/Peer-Support-Helping-Others-Healing-Yourself