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The Counseling Center is open and offering Telemental Health Counseling Sessions and is open Monday–Friday from 8 am–4 pm.

For immediate help, call University Police at (585) 395-5222, or call 911 or 211.

For other 24/7 assistance, text "GOT5U" to 741-741 for Crisis Text Line or call (800) 273-TALK (8255). Also visit our Counseling Services Quick Resource List for 24/7 hotlines, campus resources, and referral information.

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Opt in for Appointment Text Reminders

We have recently updated our text messaging capabilities. To continue receiving text messages from Hazen Health and Counseling, you must opt-in for messages by filling out the form on our patient portal or following these steps:

  1. Access the patient portal
  2. Log in using your NetID and password
  3. Select your name in the top right of the screen
  4. Select Edit Your Profile
  5. Check the box for “I would like to receive text message reminders” and select Save

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Question, Persuade, Refer (QPR) Suicide Prevention Training - Now Available

This user-friendly online training is intended to equip all of us—administrators, faculty, staff and students—with the skills needed to identify and respond to a mental health crisis, much in the way that CPR training is designed to prepare people to respond to a cardiac event. QPR training is brief; it takes about an hour to complete the course.

Participants learn how to identify and safely engage with someone who may be having a mental health crisis, in order to direct them to assistance. The training is appropriate for a range of settings and relationships—at work, across campus, or at home, and in both personal and professional settings. The training does not require any clinical expertise, just a willingness to listen, care, and help. You can participate in Question, Persuade, Refer training by accessing http://www.qprtraining.com/setup.php and using the organizational code SUNY.

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The Counseling Center, Student Health Center, and Prevention and Outreach Services support students’ mind, body and spirit throughout their Brockport experience. The information contained in this website is not intended to diagnose or treat a mental health concern. We simply invite you to learn more about what we do and how we can help.

Mission

The Counseling Center at The College at Brockport promotes the personal development and psychological well-being of all students by providing quality mental health services.

Vision

Improving accessibility of mental health resources to the diverse student population and their ever changing mental health needs.

Values

Integrity*Commitment*Accountability*Respect*Engagement*Excellence*Community Collaboration

Scope of Practice

Three essential roles for advancing the educational mission of SUNY Brockport:

  • Provide clinical services including comprehensive mental health assessments, individual and group therapy, and referrals to appropriate resources, to help students achieve their academic and personal goals.
  • Develop and implement programs to educate the campus community about the psychological and developmental needs of students through community-level interventions, outreach programming, and consultation.
  • Responding to the effects of crisis impacting individual students and the campus community.

The Counseling Center provides a goal focused therapy model to assist students who are experiencing mental health concerns and needs that are interfering with their ability to be successful in school and/or with their individual personal growth, functioning and adjustment. Many students are seen for anywhere between 1-6 sessions within an academic year, however, length of treatment is based on individual client’s needs.

The overall objective is to facilitate adaptation, adjustment, resilient functioning, and well-being in order to enable the student to continue enrollment in college to pursue academic, career, and personal growth with minimal disruption or delay.

If you regularly see a professional for counseling in your home community, our recommendation is that you continue services with that provider. Due to staffing limitations over the summer, we are not able to provide care 12 months a year except in certain circumstances.  Weekly, intensive clinical services are better served by mental health clinics, and/or specialized community based resources.  Should you desire such services, we are happy to help you get connected and provide auxiliary support.

Last Updated 5/26/21