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Emergencies

Hours and Contact Information

We are open from 9-5pm Monday thru Friday, except for Thursday when we are open until 7pm. To make an appointment please click on the button below or go to our "Appointments" page.

Emergency after hours and weekends:
Call Security at 845-758-7460
or ext. 7777


Let's Talk

Stressed? Relationship Difficulties? Roommate Concerns?
Stop by and talk with a counselor. It's free. It's confidential. No appointment necessary!

Let's Talk will be offered:
Tuesdays  4-5pm Red Room,Campus Center
Wednesdays  12-1pm BEOP Office, Stone Row Quad
Thursdays  12-1 pm BEOP Office, Stone Row Quad

Announcements and Updates:

Happy Winter Break to Everyone! Counseling Services resume on Monday January 5, 2015
Citizen Science 2015 Hours: 12- 5:00pm Monday Through Friday

Let's Talk Program Resumes on February 3, 2015 (see sidebar for details)

Drug and Alcohol Recovery Group, Thursdays 7:30. Email djhyman@gmail.com for more info.

FOR AFTER HOURS OR WEEKEND EMERGENCIES (when classes are in session) , please call security at 845-758-7460 or 845-758-7777 and ask for the counselor on duty.

Other Resources (available 24/7): 
Dutchess County HELPLINE
845-485-9700

National Suicide Prevention LIFELINE
800-273-8255

What to do in an Emergency

If you or someone you know at Bard is going through a psychiatric emergency,

  • There is always a counselor on duty.
  • If you need to speak with a counselor after hours or during the weekend please call Security at ext. 7460 or ext. 7777 (845-758-7460 from off campus) and ask to speak to the counselor on duty.
  • You will first speak with the administrator on duty who will do an initial screening.
  • They will make the necessary contacts.
  You can also call ULIFELINE, the National Mental Health Hotline and speak with a trained local hotline counselor at:

    Call 1-800-273-TALK (8255)