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Mental Health Quick Resource List

For ALL emergencies (health/mental health), call 585-245-5222 (University Police) or 911.

Additional resources can be found at

Counseling Services Resources
Online Mental Health Screening Program
Workshops and Group Support
Other On-Campus Support Resources
Peer-to-Peer Student Support Services
  • SUNY Geneseo Pathways
    peer advocacy support from peer advocates who are trained student volunteers; available 8 pm-8 am Sundays-Thursdays (when SUNY Geneseo classes in session)
    CALL 585-237-8860 or EMAIL
  • SUNY Albany Middle Earth
    a peer-to-peer assistance hotline that is student-staffed via SUNY Albany's Middle Earth program; available for all SUNY students Sunday-Fridays, 1pm-midnight, and all day Saturday (when SUNY Albany classes are in session)
    CALL 518-442-5777 or EMAIL
SUNY Mental Health Resources

Visit SUNY Mental Health (Mental Health is Health) for additional details on the resources listed below.

  • SUNY Crisis Text Line - a 24/7 service
    TEXT GOT5U or any message to 741-741
  • Peer-to-Peer Assistance Hotline - a secure student-staffed hotline via SUNY Albany's Middle Earth program; available when classes are in Mondays-Fridays and Sundays, 1pm-midnight
    CALL 518-442-5777 or EMAIL
  • QPR Training (Question, Persuade, Refer) - a 1-hour training modeled on CPR, designed to recognize a suicide crisis and connect someone to appropriate care
    TRAIN for free using SUNY as the organization code,
Local Geneseo-Area Resources
Local and National Hotlines (24/7 where noted)
  • Lifeline (24/7) - call 2-1-1
    local mental health hotline for crisis response, suicide intervention, and referrals
  • Suicide Prevention Lifeline (24/7)
    800-273-8255 (TALK)
  • Crisis Text Line (24/7)
    Text GOT5U (or anything) to 741-741
  • The Trevor Project (24/7)
    Text START to 678-678
    trained counselors assist with challenges faced by LGBTQ people
  • Red Nacional de Prevención del Suicidio (24/7)
  • SAMHSA’s National Helpline (24/7)
    for general mental health and substance use issues
  • Disaster Distress Helpline (24/7)
    provided via SAMHSA; for those experiencing emotional distress related to natural or human-caused disasters
  • RAINN National Sexual Assault Hotline (24/7)
  • Veterans Crisis Line (24/7)
    800-273-8255; press 1
    Text 838-255
  • Trans Lifeline
    877-565-8860 (US)
    877-330-6366 (Canada)
    as of 8/1/21, hours were 5 pm - 10 pm, 7 days a week
  • NY Hope Project/COVID Emotional Support Hotline
    8 am - 10 pm, 7 days a week
SUNY Geneseo Wellbeing Resources
RESPECT Self-Care Model
  • Routines - Structure Your Days
    Create or continue routines such as showering/getting dressed, attending classes, and engaging in social activities.
  • Eat - Nourish Yourself Physically
    Have meals at set times. Seek nutritious-dense foods. Drink enough water!
  • Sleep - Get Enough Rest 
    Aim for 7-8 hours per night. Set a schedule to get up/go to bed at the same time each day.
  • Play - Allow Time for Fun
    Make time for things you enjoy; give yourself permission NOT to work.
  • Exercise - Move Your Body
    Find ways to move every day - go to the gym take a walk, play a sport, ride a bike.
  • Connect - Engage with Others 
    Prioritize interactions with those who care about and support you. Avoid isolation.
  • Talk/Text - Ask for Help
    Make use of the above resources! Reach out; you are not alone.

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