Welcome to TeleCounseling!
To talk with a counselor or register for secure and confidential remote appointments via TAO call (914) 251-6390 or email your phone contact to: COU.firstname.lastname@example.org. We help with stress, personal problems, mental health or substance use matters. Students may contact us for help with local referrals. In isolation, quarantine, or remote? NY Project Hope offers an emotional support helpline, online self-help strategies and resources, and trusted referrals to help manage and cope during COVID-19. Resources for crisis support and self-care off campus are available on this referral sheet. For focused calming during the pandemic: FACE COVID or the Guide To Living With Worry And Anxiety Amidst Global Uncertainty. Additional self-care and resources: *Latest Updates from the Counseling Center ~ 01/12/2022
Racial and Social Justice are Mental Health Needs
The Counseling Center staff recognize there may be an increased need for Mental Health Resources for Students Impacted by Racial Injustice. We wish to express our grief, sorrow and compassion to students hurting due to race-based tragedies occurring across our nation. As mental health providers, we acknowledge the very real harm racism causes to the emotional and physical health of Black people. We have witnessed the disproportionate impact of COVID-19 on Black communities and among communities of color. We are committed to affirming and providing care for all of our students who have been directly or vicariously impacted by trauma caused by racism, bigotry, prejudice and indifference. We assert that there is no true mental health where there is systemic inequity and hatred.
- For immediate response in a medical emergency or life threatening situation, please contact the New York State University Police (NYSUP) at (914) 251-6911
- After 5 p.m. and on weekends, the Purchase College On Call Counselor or Campus Victim Advocate can be contacted for mental health emergencies or a first response for interpersonal violence via the confidential Nurse Advice Line at 1-888-969-3911.
- Walk-in psychiatric Evaluation 24/7 at St. Vincent’s Hospital, Harrison, NY
- Crisis Prevention & Response Team of St. Vincent’s Hospital, call 914-925-5959 for mobile services in Westchester County to discuss your needs.
Suicide Prevention Lifeline:
- SAAVE Toll Free Bilingual Rape Crisis Hotline: 1-833-220-2444
New York State Hotline for Sexual Assault and Domestic Violence:
Crime Victim’s Connect Call or text 1-855-484-2846 referral helpline. Learn about rights and options.
Crisis Text Line: Text HOME to 741741
Student of Color crisis support: Text STEVE to 741741
LGBTQ support call The Trevor Project: 866-488-7386
The Trans Lifeline: 877-565-8860
- COVID Emotional Support Hotline: 1-844-863-9314