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Emergencies

Hours & Contact Info

Monday - Thursday
         9:00 AM to 7:00 PM
Friday
         9:00 AM to 5:00 PM

Phone: 845-758-7433
Fax: 845-758-7437
Email: counselingservice@bard.edu

Let's Talk

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

Mondays 3 - 4 PM Counseling Offices

Wednesdays 12 - 1 PM BEOP (behind Stone Row)

Thursdays 5 - 6 PM BEOP

Announcements and Updates

Welcome back to campus. We hope you all had a great summer break, and are renewed and refreshed for another outstanding academic adventure.
  • Starting Monday, August 31 Let's Talk Program is back in business. Stop by one of the three regularly scheduled session to chat informally with a counselor from Bard Counseling Services. See the sidebar for hours and locations.
  • 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.

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)