Crisis Counseling

Students, faculty and staff are encouraged to call Campus Security at 845-431-8070 for emergency situations involving a suicide attempt, alcohol or drug overdose, or imminent threat of violence.

For students who are experiencing a psychological crisis with no imminent threat of danger, you can either call or walk into Counseling Services during normal business hours Monday through Friday:

Counseling Services
Orcutt Student Services Building, Room 303
Monday – Friday 8:00 a.m.-5:00 p.m.

24-Hour Crisis/Emergency Contacts

Campus Security is available 24 hours a day at (845) 431-8070. For mental or substance abuse crises that occur outside of normal business hours, you are encouraged to utilize the following community resources:

Call or text Dutchess County Helpline 24-Hour Crisis Counseling:
(845) 485-9700 (website)

Rape Crisis and Crime Victims 24-Hour Hotline:
(845) 452-7272

Domestic Violence Services 24-Hour Hotline:
(845) 485-5550

MidHudson Regional Hospital of Westchester Medical Center: 
(845) 483-5000


Counseling Services

Dr. Mark Balaban, Director
Orcutt Student Services Center
Room 303
Phone (845) 431-8040
Fax (888) 971-4435

Dutchess County Helpline
24-hour Crisis Counseling 
(845) 485-9700