Counselors assist students in addressing psychological and adjustment issues (i.e., depression, anxiety, and relationships) and problems or issues including stress/time management that can negatively impact academic performance, student retention, graduation rates, and quality of life.
- Counseling is free and confidential for all currently enrolled students.
- Counseling sessions are by appointment only.
Request an Appointment
To request an appointment with a counselor please fill out this form.
- Note to Our Students (PDF)
Togetherall: A Peer Support Community for BMCC Students
Maybe you are feeling overwhelmed, struggling socially, or just not feeling like yourself? Togetherall is a safe, anonymous, online peer community to support your mental health. In tise community people support each other, safely monitored by licensed and registered mental health practitioners.
Togetherall is available free to BMCC students.
If you are having a mental health emergency, do not wait to hear back from a counselor. Instead, you can:
- Call 911 or
- Call the National Suicide Prevention Hotline at 1-800-273-TALK (8255) or
- Call NYCWELL at 1-888-NYC-WELL or
- Go to your nearest emergency room.
(free and confidential; open 24 hours a day)
- Suicide Prevention: 1 (800) 273-TALK (8255) – National Suicide Prevention Hotline
TTY: (800) 799-4889
- Domestic Violence: 1 (800) 621-HOPE (4673) – Safe Horizons NYC
1 (800) 799-SAFE (7233) – National Domestic Violence Hotline
- Sexual Assault: 1 (800) 942-6906 – NY State Sexual & Domestic Violence Hotline
- Substance Abuse: 1 (877) 8-HOPE NY (846-7369) – NY Substance Abuse & Problem Gambling Hotline
- Hotline for Veterans: 1 (800) 273-TALK (8255) – Press 1 after dialing the number
- LGBTQ-friendly Hotlines: 1 (866) 488-7386 – Trevorline
(212) 714-1141 – NYC Anti-VIolence Project
- Mental Health & Substance Abuse Hotline and Referral: 1-888-NYC-WELL (1-888-692-9355)
- Eating Disorders: 1(800) 931-2237 (not 24 hours)