Studies have shown that pets can alleviate depression, reduce anxiety, and decrease levels of the stress hormone, cortisol, providing some real benefits for college students. Look for our DeStress with Pets announcements in Fall & Spring semesters!

Photo: Sarayu Acharya '18

Emergency: 911

SLC Health & Wellness Center (M-F; 9am-5pm)

  • 914-395-2350 

SLC Westlands Desk (After hours)

  • 914-395-2222

24 hour Mental Health Student Support (MySSP):

  • 1-866-743-7732
  • texting through the MySSP app (free download from app store)

24 hour Hotlines:

  • National Mental Health Lifeline: 1-800-273-8255
  • NYC Well (24 hr Mental Health Support): 1-888-692-9355
  • Westchester Victim Assistance Services: 914-345-9111
  • Students with CHP (College Health Insurance)
    • Nurse Hotline: 1-800-634-7629
    • Behavioral/Mental Health Hotline: 1-888-857-5462
  • Students with other health insurance should check their insurance card for resources

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