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Emergencies

For Help After Office Hours

Bard Emergency Medical Service - 7777
Security - 845-758-7460

2016 Fall Counseling Hours:

Monday 9am - 7pm
Tuesday through Friday 9am - 5pm
Phone: 845-758-7433
Fax: 845-758-7437
Email: counselingservice@bard.edu

FALL 2016

Thursdays from 5-6pm in the BEOP Office (In the Stone Row Quad)
Fridays from noon-1pm in the Bito Conservatory Building, Room 206 (harp room)

Groups

A full list of support and therapy groups will be offered in the fall, including Bereavement Group, Managing Anxiety and Depression, and a Drug and Alcohol Use Support Group. Dates and locations will be posted here.

Let's Talk Fall 2016

Let's Talk Fall 2016
Stop by and talk with a counselor. It's free. It's confidential. No appointment necessary!

Thursdays from 5-6pm in the BEOP Office (In the Stone Row Quad)
Fridays from noon-1pm in the Bito Conservatory Building, Room 206 (harp room)

Announcements and Updates

WELCOME BARD STUDENTS!!
 
LET’S TALK—a Bard Counseling program that offers free, informal, confidential consultations with Bard counselors.
The Let's Talk schedule for Fall Semester:
Thursdays 5-6pm in the BEOP Office (off of Stone Row Quad)
Fridays noon-1pm in the Bito Conservatory Building, Room 206 (the Harp Room)
 
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. If your situation is not an emergency but you want to talk it through with a trained peer anonymously, please call security and ask for the BRAVE Counselor.
You can also call ULIFELINE, the National Mental Health Hotline and speak with a trained local hotline counselor ANYTIME: 
Call 1-800-273-TALK (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)