Resources for the Campus Community

Student Mental Health Support

The following resources were compiled by the Student Affairs division.

Wells College Community Medical Center
Office phone: 315.364.3273 -or- 315.364.3388
24/7 phone number: 888.586.8342
Professional counseling services are available at the Community Medical Center. Students may see a counselor every other week for up to eight visits per semester (16 per year), unless additional sessions are recommended by the therapist

MindWell: Evidence-Based Mental Health Counseling
Phone: 607.260.3100
Professional counseling services are available both in person (Wednesdays & Thursdays when classes are in session) and virtually. First appointment is typically an intake appointment.

Ryan Steinberg
Associate Dean of Residence Life & Student Conduct
Phone: 315.364.3426

Cayuga County Crisis Office
Phone: 315.253.0341


National Suicide Prevention Lifeline: 800.273.8255

SAVAR (Sexual Assault Victim Advocate Resource) of Cayuga Counseling: 315.252.2112 (hotline operates 24/7)

Cayuga Counseling Mental Health Hotline: 315.253.9795

National Talk/Crisis Line: 800.273.8255

Trevor Lifeline (LGBTQIA+): 866.488.7386

Crisis Text Lines:

  • Text HELLO to 741741 to connect with a trained crisis counselor
  • Text STEVE to 741741 to connect with a trained BIPOC counselor
  • Text START to 678678 to connect with a confidential counselor (LGBTQIA+) counselor

National Suicide Prevention Lifeline chatline:

AAPI Support

The following resources have been made available in support of students, employees and families impacted by Anti-Asian American and Pacific Islander racism.

"Talking to Children About Racism: The Time is Now" (American Academy of Pediatrics)
Parents can utilize this resource, created by the American Academy of Pediatrics, to speak with their children about race and racism. It also offers a basic framework for better understanding.

"Erasure and Resilience: The Experiences of LGBTQ Students of Color, AAPI LGBTQ Youth in U.S. Schools" (Gay, Lesbian, and Straight Education Network, or GLSEN)
This is one of a series of reports on LGBTQ students of color that examines the school experiences of Asian American and Pacific Islander (AAPI) LGBTQ youth.

Anti-Asian Violence Resources

AAPI Emergency Response Network 
Education and resources including wellness, bias incidents, small business resources, media happenings, and ways to get involved. 

"Stand against Hatred" 
Stories submitted through the site help to document incidents around the country and inform the policy and program work for Asian Americans Advancing Justice. Stories can be submitted in English, Chinese, Korean, and Vietnamese. 

Communities against Hate
This inclusive coalition has, for the first time, began documenting hate, and hate crimes, across the nation.

More BIPOC Resources

BLM Actionable Items Toolkits
If you are inclined toward healing, these resources will provide actionable items. Good for groups or individuals.

BIPOC College Student Resource Roundup 

Grass Roots Law Project 
Fighting white supremacy, bigotry, greed and corruption through pointed activism and political campaigns.

Inclusive Therapists

Melanin & Mental Health

Until Freedom
Intersectional social justice organization rooted in the leadership of diverse people of color to address systemic and racial injustice. 

Last updated: September 12, 2022

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