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Mental Health Emergencies

If you have immediate concerns about a student’s safety, do not leave them alone. Call the Counseling Center at (718) 405-3332 to see if a clinician is available. You can also email the Counseling Center at

If no one answers or if the Counseling Center is closed, please call one of the following offices, which are here to help all students, faculty and staff.

  • Office of Student Affairs (718) 405-3253/3226 in Founders Hall 103
  • Office of Campus Security and Safety at (718) 405-3434 in Maloney Center 1

Please do not walk a student to the Counseling Center unless you have spoken to a clinician who is available.

Students who are concerned about a friend are encouraged to contact an RA, professor, or any staff member in addition to the offices listed above.

Referrals and Off-Campus Resources

Riverdale Mental Health (RMH)
5676 Riverdale Avenue
Riverdale, N.Y. 10471
(718) 796-5300
Riverdale Mental Health accepts most insurance and works on sliding scale fee.

The Jewish Board for Family Services
521 West 239th Street
Riverdale, N.Y. 10463
(718) 601-2050/2280
The Jewish Board for Family Services accepts most insurance and offers a sliding scale fee.

Parnes ClinicFerkauf Psychology Center at Yeshiva
1655 Morris Park
(718) 430-3852
Bronx, N.Y. 10461
Counseling at the Parnes Clinic is completed on donation–no insurance is required.

Columbia Presbyterian Hospital–Columbia University
513 West 166th Street, 3rd Floor
New York, N.Y. 10032
(212) 305-6001
Insurance is required at Columbia Presbyterian Hospital.

Fordham University–The Psychological Services Institute
33 West 60th–Eighth Floor
New York, N.Y. 10023
(212) 636-7754
The fee at Fordham University’s Psychological Services Institute begins at $30—no insurance is required.

Medical DoctorsBeech Street Providers
The University of Mount Saint Vincent provides our students with Beech Street Health Insurance. The providers who are geographically accessible are listed below.

For other providers, please go to or call (800) 432-1776
(For Eligibility and Claim Inquiry please call: (800) 504-0142)

General Medical Center
3510 Johnson Avenue
Bronx, N.Y. 10463
(718) 601-8205

General Medical Offices
530 West 263rd Street
Bronx, N.Y. 10463
Ask for any Beech Street Provider or (914) 423-8118

General Medical Practice
3125 Tibbett Avenue
Bronx, N.Y. 10463
(718) 543-2700

The Counseling Center works closely with a variety of hospitals to serve our students when and if needed.

Montefiore Medical Center – Wakefield Campus
(718) 920-9000
600 East 233rd Street
Bronx, N.Y. 10466

St. Joseph’s Hospital Health Center
(914) 378-7000
1 Larkin Plaza
Yonkers, N.Y. 10701

North Central Bronx Hospital
(718) 519-5000
3424 Kossuth Ave
Bronx, N.Y. 10467