Counseling Services

Hunter offers free and confidential counseling to students. Our counselors are skilled with helping students and the issues they face. If needed or desired, we can refer you to outside help. Our services include individual counseling, crisis intervention, consultation, outreach, and referral.

Counseling can help with so many issues that face college students. You may be struggling with:

  • adjustment to college
  • adjustment to a new environment, culture, or lifestyle
  • homesickness
  • conflict with others
  • grief and loss
  • difficulty in making and keeping friends
  • personal and/or family crises
  • emotional distress
  • feelings of inadequacy or loneliness
  • feeling depressed or anxious
  • sexual identity or orientation
  • sexual harassment or assault

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If you, a friend, or a relative is considering suicide, get help now.

National Crisis Hotline: 1-800-273-8255 (English) ; 1-888-628-9454 (Spanish)

Other Crisis Intervention Sources:

If someone says they are considering suicide:

  • Take the person seriously.
  • Stay with them.
  • Help them remove lethal means.
  • Call the National Suicide Prevention Lifeline: 1-800-273-8255.
  • Text TALK to 741741 to text with a trained crisis counselor from the Crisis Text Line for free, 24/7.
  • Escort them to mental health services or an emergency room.

Understanding Suicide

For assistance after 5:00 pm, or in the case of an on-campus emergency, please call Public Safety at 212-772-4444. In the case of an off-campus emergency, call 911.