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Resources for Immigrant Students at CUNY: Health and Safety Services
Professor Frans Albarillo curates this list of resources from past immigration events I attended at CUNY and around New York City. I chose local resources from CUNY and non-profit organizations with a focus on community-centered, DACA-mented and undocumen
The campus counseling centers support the academic mission of the university and the academic success of students by providing high-quality counseling and mental health services to students and consultative services to faculty and staff. Counselors assist students in addressing psychological and adjustment issues (i.e., depression, anxiety, and relationships) and problems or issues including stress/time management that can negatively impact academic performance, student retention, graduation rates, and quality of life. The Centers work collaboratively with students, faculty, and staff to create and maintain a campus environment that encourages and supports psychological well-being.
The NYIC strives to improve access to health care for low-income immigrants by advocating for reform on systemic issues such as insurance eligibility, communication barriers, and flawed billing and enrollment practices. They work with community groups and agencies to educate people about health care rights and help them overcome barriers to health care.
At any hour of any day, in almost any language, from phone, tablet or computer, NYC Well is your connection to get the help you need. They provide suicide prevention and crisis counseling; peer support and short-term counseling via telephone, text and web; assistance scheduling appointments or accessing other mental health services; follow-up to check that you have connected to care and it is working for you.