The Sr. Thea Bowman Center for Women strives to raise awareness about mental health on Siena's 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:

Counseling Center

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. 

Public Safety

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.

Health Services

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.

Women's Center

This is a non-confidential resource.  The Women's  Center is able to provide support and resources to students experiencing difficulties.  We're located in G06, on the ground floor of Snyder Hall, or we can be reached at 518-782-6109.

In addition, the following is a list of national and local emergency resources:

Location Phone Number
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