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Tuesday, January 24, 2017

We hope you will continue to connect with friends, family and staff throughout the University who are here for you. Here are some people and places you can turn to. 

There will be a gathering space in the Hartley Hall tenth floor lounge from 7 to 9 p.m. tonight, Tuesday, January 24. Staff from Counseling and Psychological Services, Residential Life, and the Office of the University Chaplain will be present.

Clinicians from Counseling and Psychological Services (212-854-2878) offers walk-in hours from 6 to 9 p.m. today through Thursday on the fifth floor of Lerner, as well as drop-in hours in satellite locations throughout campus. You can also call to set up an appointment. 

Staff from Office of the University Chaplain (212-854-1493) are here for individual or group counseling until 9 p.m. Monday through Friday in Earl Hall and St. Paul’s Chapel, as well as by appointment.

Your advisers in the Berick Center for Student Advising (CSA) (212-854-6378) are available to meet in person and are always reachable by email and phone. There are walk-in hours from 3 to 4:30 p.m. Monday through Thursday, or you can also make an appointment that works well with your schedule. 

You can always reach out to Residential Life professional staff or your RAs, as well as to Stephanie King, your director of student wellness, who is here to support the health and well-being of our community.

Other Wellness Resources

  • Columbia Health (212-854-7426) offers routine and urgent care, as well as other specialized services, including resources for stress coping, sleeping and forming healthy relationships. You can walk-in or make an appointment. 
  • Alice! Health Promotion (212-854-5453) seeks to make our community healthier by connecting individuals and groups with information and resources, cultivating healthy attitudes and behaviors, promoting health, supporting policy, and fostering a culture that values and supports health.
  • NightLine (212-854-7777) is an anonymous peer listening service for you, open every night of the academic year from 10 p.m. to 3 a.m.
  • Student Wellness Project is a student-created, student-led movement that aims to promote an understanding of personal wellness in the context of college life, build bridges between students and campus wellness resources, and empower students to critically examine existing resources and take direct action to create improvements.
  • Active Minds is Columbia's chapter of a nation-wide non-profit organization that works to increase students’ awareness of mental health issues, provide information and resources regarding mental health and mental illness, encourage students to seek help as soon as it is needed, and serve as liaison between students and the mental health community.