Counseling Center

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.

The BMCC Counseling Center is currently providing services to BMCC students online via Zoom video chat and phone. To request an appointment with a counselor please fill out this form. In an effort to maintain safety, most appointments will continue to be virtual.

Physical office hours: 8:30 a.m. – 4:30 p.m. daily.

Virtual office hours:  9 a.m. –  7 p.m., Mon. – Thurs.; 9 a.m. – 5 p.m. Friday.


Emergencies

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.

Hotlines

(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)

BMCC Counseling Center

Phone: (212) 220-8140
Email: counselingcenter@bmcc.cuny.edu

 

Please note that our email address is not monitored continuously. If this is an emergency call 911 or go to your nearest hospital emergency room.

Appointments Are Available:
Mon. – Thurs.: 9 a.m.–6 p.m.
Fri.: 9 a.m.–4 p.m.