Reminder of Columbia Health Resources
This is a timely reminder that your mental and physical health are important. It's also a reminder that together, we as members of the Columbia community need to support each other. Columbia Health has a number of resources available to help you. Here are some options for you to consider:
Talk to a Counselor
Counseling and Psychological Services offers individual counseling or support groups. Call 212-854-2878 to schedule an appointment or see the Health website for a list of groups.
Make Time for Self-Care
Alice! Health Promotion offers a number of resources to help you take care of yourself.
- Stressbust Yourself Tips
- Stressbusters Links to Success
- Go Ask Alice! Q&As on Stress & Anxiety
- Talk with a health promotion specialist – Alice! offers drop in hours where you can have solution-oriented conversations focused on learning the information and skills to engage in self-care
- Check out these additional tips for managing stress, particularly as a result of the elections, courtesy of the Jed Foundation
Learn Skills to be a Pro-Social Bystander
Help your fellow community members. If you see threatening acts or violence, learn how to respond. Sexual Violence Response offers a skill-based workshop in bystander intervention skills. Request a workshop online.
If you witness any behaviors such as harassment, bullying, mistreatment, or violence, either in-person or online, we encourage you to call upon these pro-social bystander skills and intervene directly or indirectly in a way that feels safe and comfortable for you. For support with an incident that you have witnessed, SVR professional advocates are available 24/7/365 at 212-854-4357(HELP).
In an Emergency
Contact Public Safety (212-854-5555) or call 911 if you are in danger or witness a violent act.