The Sr. Thea Bowman Center for Women strives to raise awareness about mental health on campus and is dedicated to erasing the stigma attached to certain diagnoses. We aim to create a more inclusive and accepting environment, where students are comfortable seeking help and support.
Did you know?
- Anxiety is the top presenting concern among college students (41.6%), followed by depression (36.4%) and relationship problems (35.8%).
- 80% of college students report being overwhelmed with stress and anxiety about classwork.
- 1 in every 12 college students make a suicide plan, according to National Data on Campus Suicide and Depression.
The following are several resources on campus, useful either in emergency situations or treatment:
This is a confidential resource on campus, in Foy Hall, 110. You can schedule an appointment by calling 518-783-2342. A clinician is on-call 24/7/365 for menatl health emergencies. Urgent situations should not wait until the next business day.
This is a non-confidential resource and should be contacted after hours or when weekend concerns about student well-being or safety arise. They are located on the first floor of Hines Hall and can be reached at their emergency number, 518-783-2999.
Office of Accessibility
This is a non-confidential resource which can provide students with disabilities support and accommodations. They are in Foy Hall 109 and can be reached at 518-783-4239.
This is a confidential resource, located in the lower level of MacClousky Townhouse Commons. You can set up an appointment by calling 518-783-2554. Some of the services provided include: immunizations, travel information, information for women, men, and transgender health, and HIV/STI testing.
This is a non-confidential resource. The Women's Center is able to provide support and resources to students experiencing difficulties. We are located in Hines Hall (Campus Minisrty) office number 210. If you prefer to email or call, please reach us at firstname.lastname@example.org or at 518-782-6109. We are here to offer support.
In addition, the following is a list of national and local emergency resources:
|Albany Mobile Crisis||518-549-6500|
|Capital District Psychiatric Center Crisis Unit||518-549-6500|
|Albany Medical Center Emergency Room||518-262-3131|
|Albany Memorial Hospital Emergency Care||518-471-3111|
|Samaritan Hospital Emergency Room||518-271-3424|
|St. Peter's Hospital Emergency Room||518-525-1324|
|Ellis Hospital Emergency Room||518-243-4121|
|Four-Winds Hospital Saratoga||518-584-3600|
|Albany County Rape Crisis Center 24 Hour Hotline||518-447-7716|
|Samaritan Suicide Prevention 24 Hour Crisis Line||518-689-4673|