Student Counseling Center

Student Counseling Center

We provide comprehensive mental health, preventative and educational services to any student enrolled at Adelphi.

LGBTQ+ Empowerment Group

If you are lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, queer or questioning and would like a place to build community, find out more about our programs. We’ll discuss issues that are relevant to the group.

Support for Students of Color

The Student Counseling Center (SCC) is committed to the delivery of culturally competent services that honor and are responsive to the needs, strengths, and identities of Adelphi's diverse community of students, faculty, and staff. To support the mental and emotional health of our community, SCC intentionally and continuously strives to develop and provide services that contribute to the promotion of social justice, inclusivity and equality.

Reach Out

Staffed by a psychiatrist, licensed clinical psychologists, social workers, graduate-level social work interns, and doctoral-level clinical psychology interns, the center can provide you with the services and support to help you define and accomplish your personal, academic, and professional goals.

COVID-19 Update

The Counseling Center is operating and available to support students in a remote capacity. To begin counseling please reach out to the center by phone at 516.877.3646 or by email at scc@adelphi.edu.  Our hours of operation are from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., Monday through Friday. Messages left after hours will be returned the next business day.

If you are in crisis, please reach out to the emergency contacts listed below.

In Case of Emergency

  • On-campus: Call Adelphi Public Safety by dialing extension 5 on any campus phone.
  • Off-campus: Call Adelphi Public Safety at 516.877.3511 or call 911.

Non-Emergency Contacts

Garden City Campus: 516.877.3646

The Student Counseling Center is also proud to provide counseling services for students at our learning hubs. For students currently enrolled at our:

  • Suffolk Hauppauge Center
  • Hudson Valley Center
  • Manhattan Center

To begin counseling please reach out to the center by phone at 516.877.3646 or by email at scc@adelphi.edu.

Crisis Services and Hotlines

The SAMHSA Disaster Distress Helpline, 1.800.985.5990, is a 24/7, 365-day-a-year, national hotline dedicated to providing immediate crisis counseling for people who are experiencing emotional distress related to any natural or human-caused disaster. This toll-free, multilingual, and confidential crisis support service is available to all residents in the United States and its territories. Stress, anxiety, and other depression-like symptoms are common reactions after a disaster. Call 1.800.985.5990 or text TalkWithUs to 66746 to connect with a trained crisis counselor.

Crisis Text Line (24/7)
Text “START” to 741741 to get in touch with a trained crisis counselor
NYC WELL
p – 1.888.692.9355
GLBT National Help Center
p – 1.888.843.4564
Substance Abuse
Resources for dealing with substance abuse
Long Island Crisis Center (24/7)
p – 516.679.1111
Crisis intervention, counseling, information, referral and other supportive services. Speak to a counselor via chat.
Response of Suffolk County
p – 631.751.7500
National Suicide Prevention Lifeline
p – 1.800.273.TALK (8255)
The Trevor Project
p – 866.488.7386
Text ‘start’ to 678678
Crisis intervention and suicide prevention services, including an online, phone or text option for lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, queer & questioning (LGBTQ) young people under 25.
Mental Health Association of Nassau County
p – 516.504.HELP (4357)

Rape, Sexual, Partnership and Domestic Violence Support

The Safe Center
p – 516.542.0404
Safe Horizon Services
p – 1.800.621.4673
LI Against Domestic Violence
p – 631.666.8833
The Retreat, Inc.
p – 631.329.2200
RAINN
p – 1.800.656.4673
Victims Information Bureau of Suffolk (VIBS)
p – 631.360.3606

Veteran Support

We are committed to providing our student veterans with emotional support.

View Veteran Resources

Contact
Phone Number
Location
Nexus Building, 132

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