Counseling Services COVID-19 Update:
Niagara University Counseling Services will update the policies and procedures related to COVID-19 based on the university and all appropriate local and state guidelines, including but not limited to Niagara University, Niagara County Department of Health, NYS Department of Health and the CDC.
MENTAL HEALTH CRISIS AND EMERGENCY RESOURCES
New York State Office of Mental Health has created an Emotional Support Line 1.844.863.9314 which provides free and confidential support, helping callers experiencing anxiety due to the corona virus emergency. The help line is staffed by volunteers, including mental health professionals, who have received training in crisis counseling.
If you are in immediate danger please call 911 or if you are on campus call Campus Safety at 716.286.8111 or go to the nearest hospital emergency room.
Local students may utilize 24/7 crisis hotlines: Niagara County Crisis Services at 716.285.3515 or Erie County Crisis Services at 716.834.3131. If you are located outside of the area and are having a metal health emergency, the National Suicide Hotline 1.800.273.8255 will connect you to your local mental health crisis unit.
Canadian Students may utilize ConnexOntario 1.866.531.2600 to be directed to services in your community, www.connexontario.ca.
Additional resources relating to mental health and COVID-19:
Mental Health Crisis Line
Please call 1-844-863-9314 to schedule a free appointment with a mental health professional.