Distance Counseling Services
STUDENT WELLNESS SERVICES
Welcome to the winter module! During distance learning, the Counseling Center is open and will continue offering counseling remotely. Our hours of operation are Monday through Thursday from 9am to 6pm.
If you are experiencing an emergency while on campus, please contact the Public Safety Office at 718-368-7777 or go to Room L-201. If you are off campus, call 911 or go to the nearest hospital emergency room.
See the information below about how to reach a counselor. We are here for you. Have a safe and enjoyable summer.
STUDENT WELLNESS SERVICES
Counseling Center 718-368-5975
Health Center 718-368-5684
Wellness Center 718-368-5300
Women's Center 718-368-4700
To reach a counselor in Student Wellness Services, call 718-368-5975 or email Counselingandhealth.Services@kbcc.cuny.edu
Click on the link below to take mental health screenings
The Health Center offers remote services on Mondays and Wednesdays from 9 am to 5 pm and on-campus hours Tuesdays and Thursdays from 9 am to 5 pm.
STUDENT WELLNESS SERVICES VIRTUAL CHECK-IN
The Counseling Center hosts virtual wellness check-ins to help students faster connect to support and resources. No appointment is necessary for a check-in session. A check-in is not a counseling/psychotherapy session. However, a student will be able to schedule a counseling session during the check-in.
Learn about the benefits of counseling
Make an appointment to speak with a mental health counselor
Take brief mental health screenings
Connect with campus resources
Register in advance for this meeting:
After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the meeting.
VIRTUAL OFFICE HOURS WITH NURSE DOTTIE, THURSDAYS, 10 AM – 12 PM
You and your students are invited to zoom in weekly to chat with Nurse Dottie and ask any questions you have. Please see the dates and Zoom information below.
Meeting ID: 854 2327 2115
KOGNITO FOR STUDENTS
Kognito is a mental health education program, simulation-based, online, that allows users to practice conversations designed to help students build resilience, strengthen relationships, and develop connections with campus resources.
To get started, students can go to: https://kognitocampus.com
Register their KBCC email, preferably, or personal email address
Enter Enrollment Key: kbccstudent
TALKSPACE (for International and Out-of-State students)
CUNY provides Talkspace to international and out-of-state students. Talkspace is a convenient, personal, and professional online messaging therapy. With Talkspace, students can regularly send text, audio, and video messages to a dedicated licensed therapist anytime, anywhere. Talkspace is confidential and secure.
To enroll in Talkspace, click here: https://cunystudentaffairs.az1.qualtrics.com/jfe/form/SV_cBnxonSFm5M6tL0
Talkspace is not an emergency resource. If you are currently in crisis, please call 911 or go to your nearest emergency room. You can text CUNY to 741741 for 24/7 crisis counseling.
CUNY Crisis Text Line: Text CUNY to 741741
COVID-19 Emotional Support Helpline 1-844-863-9314
NYC Well 1-888-NYC-WELL (1-888-692-9355) or Text WELL to 65173
National Suicide Prevention Lifeline 1-800-273-8255
Trevor Lifeline (LGBTQIA+ suicide prevention) 1-866-488-7386 or Text START to 678678
The JED Foundation 1-800-273-TALK (8255)
Safe Horizon Helpline (domestic violence resource) 1-800-621-4673
National Domestic Violence Helpline 1-800-799-7233
SAMHSA Helpline (Substance Abuse/Mental Health) 1-800-662-4357