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COVID19 Update 4/20/20OUR NEW NATION-WIDE 24/7 CRISIS COUNSELOR SERVICE CAN BE REACHED BY CALLING 315-229-1914.

The Health and Counseling Center will be open to serve students approved to remain on campus, and those who live in the Canton area.  Eligibility for on-site Health Services will stay in effect only for students who remain within St. Lawrence County.  Counseling Services are now being offered through tele-counseling, as outlined below.  Please call 315-229-5392 to schedule an appointment.  If a student receives a positive confirmation of COVID from a medical source (doctor, hospital, Public Health), the student should notify Erin Casey, Clinical Director of  Health Services.  Erin will consult with Hagi Bradley, Vice President for Student Life, who will work to assure that the student has appropriate quarantine space and support.

Students residing on-campus/living in Canton area:

Health Services: Regular office hours (8:30AM-4:30PM) by appointment only.

Counseling Services:  Call Mon-Fri between 8:30AM-4:30PM to schedule an appointment, or to be connected with a counselor for assistance during a crisis situation.  For the after-hours crisis counselor please call Campus Safety 315-229-5555.  Telephone or video counseling is now being offered.    Please call 315-229-5392 to schedule an appointment.

Additional Local Resources:  Reach Out (Crisis Hotline) 1-315-265-2422;  CPH Emergency Dept. 315-265-3300;  Renewal House (Sexual Assault Hotline) 315-379-9845

Students residing in New York State (outside of the Canton area):

Students who are currently working with an SLU counselor may complete/continue counseling through the end of the academic year via phone or Zoom.  

Students not currently working with an SLU counselor may call and request consultation/brief counseling to assist during this period of adjustment/transition, and for assistance with obtaining a local counselor/therapist.  Please call 315-229-5392 to schedule a tele-counseling appointment.

Additional New York Resources:  Mental health hotline for New York State (providing free emotional support, consultation and referral)Call 1-844-863-9314

NYC Well (New York City crisis hotline):  Call 1-888-NYC-WELL or Text "WELL" to 65173.

Students residing outside of New York State:

Follow-up with a provider in your local area.  The Health and Counseling Center may be contacted if you need consultation/assistance in finding a local provider.  Call 315-229-5392 for assistance.

National Resources:  Open Counseling  (free crisis hotlines across the USA):  www.opencounseling.com/hotlines-us  

Crisis Text Line:  Text 741741,  

National Suicide Prevention Lifeline:  1-800-273-TALK (8255)

The Trevor Helpline (LGBTQ):  1-866-488-7386

SAMHSA National Helpline (treatment locator):  1-800-662-HELP (4357) www.samhsa.gov/find-help/national-helpline