MCC Daily Tribune
Mental Health Resources
As you prepare for your summer course(s), please know your mental health is an essential part of your overall health and well-being.
According to the National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI):
- 1 in 5S. adults experience mental illness each year.
- 1 in 25S. adults experience serious mental illness each year.
- 1 in 6S. youth aged 6-17 experience a mental health disorder each year.
- 50% of all lifetime mental illness begins by age 14, and 75% by age 24.
- Suicide is the 2nd leading cause of death among people aged 10-34.
For each of us, we use different tools to keep us mentally healthy. COVID-19 is presenting unique challenges as we navigate this new way of life. It is important to remember we are in this together.
- Emergency/Mental Health Crisis - If you or someone you know is at risk of harm, call 911 immediately or call MCC Public Safety dispatch at (585) 292-2911 for assistance.
- For mental health counseling, call the COVID-19 Emotional Support Hotline at 1-844-863-9314.
- For victims of domestic violence or anyone in a dangerous domestic situation, NYS will help you find safe shelter, call 1-800-942-6906.
- National Suicide Prevention Lifeline, call 1-800-273-TALK (8255) Call 1-800-985-5990 or text "TalkWithUs" to 66746.
- Veterans Crisis Line, call 1-800-273-8255 (press 1) or visit the website
- National Text line for Students of Color, Text STEVE to 741741
- For assistance connecting to community resources, dial 211 or 1-877-356-9211, and Life Line will connect you to vital community resources.
Be well, stay safe, and please reach out to us if you need additional support.
With warm regards,
Counseling Center and Disabiltiy Services office
Phone: (585) 292-2140
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Counseling Center & Disability Services