The Biology Department takes the physical and emotional well-being of our students very seriously.   Anxiety, depression, and stress can contribute to various physical ailments including digestive disorders, sleep disturbances, and lack of energy.  Please do not hesitate to ask for help or seek assistance from the resources available to you.


On-campus, call University Police at 585-245-5222 and they will call an ambulance to campus.

Off-campus, call 911.

Please remember that you can always talk to someone immediately

by calling LifeLine, a 24-hour crisis Hotline, at 800-310-1160

Lauderdale Health and Counseling

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National Suicide Prevention Lifeline

This network sponsors various suicide prevention activities as well as a national hotline, 1-800-273-TALK (8255)


Pathways is a confidential, peer-to-peer based program featuring trained Geneseo student Peer Advocates providing anonymous assistance to other students.  Peer Advocates are available by phone at 585-237-8860, from 8 p.m. to 8 a.m. daily during the fall and spring semesters (while classes are in session); via email at