Below are some resources the Counseling Center has collected to help students with a wide variety of issues. Feel free to contact the Center at any time as you explore these resources!


Suicide Prevention

At-Risk for Students – Simulation exercise that helps prepare students to lead real-life conversations with fellow students in distress and connect them with support. Go to and create a new account. Use the enrollment key stevefund and then launch At-Risk for Students. When done you will get a certificate of completion that you can print out.

College SOS - The purpose of the College SOS program is to learn about mental health disorders, how to recognize the symptoms in yourself or a friend, and how to seek treatment. For instructions click here.

Campus Connect: This is a highly interactive training offered by the counseling center. The training is designed to increase skills and awareness concerning the emotional intensity of responding to suicidal college students. The three hour training culminates with a role play, in which gatekeepers are given the opportunity to practice the skills they are taught during the course of the training. If you are interested in receiving this training contact Wendy Marchese at ext. 8374 or

Seize the Awkward - a unique campaign that targets teens and young adults and delivers information about risk factors for suicide, as well as tips for how to support someone experiencing emotional and psychological distress. The campaign includes videos featuring YouTube stars like Hannah Hart, Liza Koshy, and Remi Cruz talking about their mental health struggles and how they've supported others during difficult times. The campaign's website is loaded with tips about warning signs, as well as advice on how to listen supportively.

If you are in crisis and need assistance:

Mobile Crisis Assessment Team – 1-844-732-6228 a 24/7 phone line for individuals in crisis in Oneonta, Herkimer, Delaware, Schoharie, Chenango and Otsego Counties.

National Suicide Prevention Lifeline for Veterans - 1-800-273-TALK (8255)

Text Line – Text START to 741741 If you are a person of color Text STEVE to 741741 for more personalized service

Chat line -

For emergencies call 911



Information for LGBT College Students

  • GSA Network (books and movies for LGBT youth)
  • GLSEN (The Gay, Lesbian, and Straight Education Network (GLSEN)
  • GLBT National Help Center (peer counseling, information & local resources for GLBTG callers)
  • Fenway Health (Fenway Community Health’s Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual, and Transgender Helpline and the Peer Listening Line)
  • (The Trevor Project-24 hr. toll free suicide prevention hotline)

Mental Health Sites

Drug/Alcohol Sites

Sexual Assault/Dating Violence

Alcohol & Drug Abuse - numbers to call

  • Alcoholics Anonymous 315-732-6880
  • Addictions Crisis Center 315-735-1116
  • Beacon Center 315-717-0189
  • Insight House (Utica) 315-724-5168