Physical & Mental Health Resources

Veterans Crisis Line

     Call 1-800-273-8255 and Press 1

Suicide Prevention Hotline: Call 1-800-273-8255

     SPH Online Chat: https://suicidepreventionlifeline.org/chat/

     You're not alone. Confidential help is available for free

 

Mental Health Services for Students

Office of Counseling and Psychological Services (CPS)

Support is available 24/7 by calling 212-854-2878

Veterans' Concerns Team

Alfred Lerner Hall, 5th and 8th Floors
2920 Broadway, MC 2606
New York, NY 10027

Monday - Thursday: 9:00 AM - 4:30 PM
Friday: 9:00 AM - 4:30 PM

General Information: https://health.columbia.edu/content/counseling-and-psychological-services

 

CAVA (University Ambulance): (212) 854-5555

     CAVA is highly recommended for medical emergencies on campus; they are more familiar with the location of campus buildings.

     CAVA is a student-operated, New York State-certified, Basic Life Support (BLS) volunteer ambulance corps that provides pre-hospital emergency medical care, free of charge, to Columbia University's Morningside Heights Campus, surrounding University-owned buildings and the surrounding area 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, 365 days a year.

Columbia University Public Safety

  • Morningside: 212-854-5555 (emergency calls) or 212-854-2797 (non-emergency)
  • Manhattanville: 212-853-3333 (emergency calls) or 212-853-3301 (non-emergency)
  • Medical Center: 212-305-7979 (emergency calls) or 212-305-8100 (non-emergency)

 

Sexual Violence Response

SVR is available 24/7/365. Call (212) 854-HELP (4357)

     https://sexualrespect.columbia.edu/get-help-support

Counseling and Psychological Services supports the psychological and emotional well being of the campus community by providing counseling, consultations and crisis interventions—all of which adhere to strict standards of confidentiality. 

 

Columbia Reflect

The Reflect Organization is dedicated to improving and de-stigmatizing care for mental health of college and graduate students across the nation.
Once a month, Columbia students are invited to eat free dinner and talk about mental health and student life.

https://www.facebook.com/ColumbiaReflect/

columbiareflect@gmail.com

https://www.reflecteffect.org

 

Mental Health and Services for Veterans

Department of Veterans Affairs

Manhattan Campus of the VA NY Harbor Healthcare System (Psych/Counseling)

423 East 23rd Street

New York, NY 10010

Phone: 212-686-7500

PTSD Clinical Team (PCT) Outpatient

Evelyn Quinones   (212) 686-7500 X 6325

     https://www.va.gov/directory/guide/state_PTSD.cfm?STATE=NY

Manhattan Vet Center (Counseling)

32 Broadway, Suite 200

New York, NY 10004

Phone: 212-742-9591

VA Veterans Integration to Academic Leadership (VITAL) Program
This unique VA outreach program offers a wide range of services at the Teacher’s College Resilience Center for Veterans and Families. VA health care enrollment, assistance with educational benefits and claims, counseling services, and access to free tutoring. For more information or to set up an appointment, contact Yvette Branson, Ph.D., VITAL Initiative Coordinator at Yvette.Branson@va.govor at (646) 772-6087

Military Family Services

http://militaryfamilyclinic.med.nyu.edu

  • Anxiety
  • Depression
  • Trauma and Stress
  • Post Traumatic Stress Disorder
  • Military Sexual Trauma
  • Grief and Loss
  • Readjustment Problems
  • Alcohol and Substance Abuse
  • Family and Relationship Conflicts
  • Parenting Concerns
  • Children’s Behavioral or Academic Problems

 

To make an appointment, please call us at 855-698-4677 or email us at militaryfamilyclinic@nyumc.org. Tele-therapy is also available upon request. Generous funding for the Military Family Clinic is provided by the Robin Hood Foundation.For more information please download our brochure.

Harlem Vet Center

124th St. and 3rd Avenue

Colette Foreater

646-273-8139 x. 5144

colette.brumfield@va.gov

The Harlem Vet Center offers FREE Services to military veterans. Their services include:

  • Combat and non-combat vets
  • Individual, family, couples therapy (for vets or family members)
  • Groups: DBT, mindfulness, PTSD (OEF/OIF), women’s
  • Benefits counseling, housing school
  • Higher level of confidentiality than VA (closed records to DOD)
  • No wait list

Child & Family Center at White Institute

20 West 74th Street, New York, NY 10023

Office: (212) 873-7070

http://www.wawhite.org/index.php?page=child-family-center

For family members of students without mental health insurance health coverage, the Child & Family Center offers counseling and service on a sliding scale fee based on income.