Student Mental Health Program
Weill Cornell Medicine’s Student Mental Health Program offers our students access to free, confidential, mental health services by appointment. We are staffed by psychologists and psychiatrists from diverse cultural, national, and clinical backgrounds who are skilled in treating a wide range of issues. Appointments are scheduled promptly and in consideration of our students’ scheduling needs and preferences.
We offer a range of services from supportive psychotherapy focused on identifying and enhancing coping skills to consultation and assessment of all psychiatric conditions and treatments including psychotherapy, psychopharmacotherapy, and neuropsychological assessment.
This is not an emergency service and students should expect communication for an appointment during regular business hours Monday - Friday.
- A student must self-refer for the Student Mental Health program and request an appointment.
- Care is confidential and is not part of the student educational record.
- All visits with the clinicians are covered under the Student Health Fee - there is no separate charge unless lab tests or imaging studies are ordered. This is analogous to the care students receive at the Student Health office.
- Clinicians have no student evaluation role within the medical college.
How to Access Our Services
To request an appointment please send an email including your name and contact information to email@example.com. Students need not disclose the details of their concerns when requesting an appointment. Our program assistant will respond during regular business hours to schedule your appointment.
If you are in urgent need of emergency assistance during our off hours please call 911 or go to your nearest emergency room. Help is also available by contacting the National Suicide Prevention Lifeline at 1-800-273-TALK (8255).
Phone: (646) 962-6942
Fax: (646) 962-1491
Student Health Services
1300 York Ave., Box 258
New York, NY 10065
230 East 69th St., Suite 2BB
(Between 2nd and 3rd Ave.)
New York, NY 10021
Monday – Friday: 8 a.m. – 12 p.m., 1 p.m. – 4 p.m.
Closed weekends and university holidays
Students are encouraged to call ahead rather than walk in for visits, as provider schedules are subject to change due to campus obligations.
Answering Service: (646) 962-6942
Edgar Figueroa, M.D, M.P.H.
Director of Student Health
Bernadette Abaya, B.S.N., M.P.A., R.N.
Senior Nurse Administrator
Patricia Marino, Ph.D.
Director, Student Mental Health Program