Columbia Health understands that men may have particular physical, emotional, and sexual health issues and concerns. We are committed to addressing these issues and concerns, while providing services tailored to your needs.

Medical Services for Male Students

  • Prevention, assessment, and treatment of Sexually Transmitted Infections (STIs)
  • Genital concerns (e.g., prostate issues, testicular pain, problems with erections, early ejaculation, etc.)
  • Groin strains/injuries (e.g., hernias)
  • Rectal complaints
  • Contraceptive counseling
Meet the members of the Men’s Health Team. Students may schedule an appointment with one of these clinicians or with another medical provider at Medical Services.

Mental Health Services

  • Stress, depression, or anxiety
  • Relationships
  • Drug and alcohol use
  • Sexuality
  • Sleep quality
  • Pornography and Internet addiction
  • Managing emotions
  • Eating or body image concerns
  • Gender identity
Meet the members of the Men’s Health Team. Students may schedule an appointment with one of these clinicians or the mental health clinicians at Counseling and Psychological Services

Peer Education and Advocacy

  • Men’s Peer Education Program
    • Learning about healthy, positive sexuality & relationships
    • Building skills to talk with peers about consent and respect, and to support survivors
    • Exploring strategies to intervene in violent or concerning situations in your community
    • Discussing masculinity and issues in men's lives
  • LGBTQ Support and Sexual Health Peer Counseling (GHAP)
    • Drop-in hours with GHAP Advocates to discuss:
    • Coming Out (or not) and other identity concerns
    • Sex and Relationships
    • LGBTQ life on campus and in New York City
    • Safer Sex
  • Rape Crisis / Anti-Violence Support Center

Peer Advocates provide survivors and their supporters with confidential emotional support, accompaniment and referrals to on-campus and off-campus resources. They help survivors make informed decisions about their medical, legal, and disciplinary options. Peer Advocates receive 50 hours of training and are supervised by advisors at Columbia and Barnard.

Peer Educators are volunteer students committed to violence prevention and education. They plan various events for sexual assault and relationship violence awareness months, and facilitate interactive workshops and discussions both on and off campus.


Last updated January 15, 2015