Herkimer College Alerts

Important updates related to COVID-19 are here. Information regarding student support services and resources offered remotely is here

Counseling Services

A wide array of options to help you get through the tough times.

The Counseling Center offers an array of services to help you work through any trouble you might be having. Some examples of ways the Counseling Center can help are:

Group Support

  • The Counseling Center offers groups on a regular basis. Some of the groups which have been offered are:
    Grief Support
  • Anger management

On-Campus Training Sessions

The Counseling Center offers suicide prevention, alcohol intervention, bystander, and intimate partner violence prevention trainings for students:

  • Campus Connect: A Suicide Prevention Training for Gatekeepers
  • TIPS (Training for Intervention Procedures)
  • Bringing in the Bystander: A Prevention Workshop for Establishing a Community of Responsibility
  • Escalation Workshop

Please contact Wendy Marchese at marcheswt@herkimer.edu if you have any questions regarding any of the groups or training listed or know of some people who would like to begin a new group session.

If you are experiencing suicidal thoughts or know of another Herkimer College student who is, contact one of the following as soon as possible:

  • Campus Safety: 911
  • National Suicide Prevention Lifeline: 1(800) 273-TALK (8255)
  • The Counseling Center (8:00 am to 4 pm): (315) 866-0300 x8284
  • MCAT (Mobile Crisis Assessment Team): (315) 732-MCAT (6228) *they are available 24 hours a day/7 days a week
  • Local Police Department if living off campus: 911