Wellness Resources

Wellness Days @Columbia are part of an ongoing focus on mental health, well-being and community. As part of that, here are some resources recommended by partners across our campuses.

Online Guides and Articles

Wellness Guides and Tips

Get information and tips from CUMC’s Center for Student Wellness on various wellness-related topics: nutrition, time management, sleep habits, relationships and more.

Other

On Mindfulness, Meditation and Mood

Get tips from the Center for Student Wellness on how to use meditation and mindfulness to reduce stress, anxiety and depression, and more.

See also: Harvard Health Publications’ database on mental health and ways to keep your mind and mood in optimal condition here.

Other

Emotional Health Q&A from Go Ask Alice!

See an archive of previously asked questions on the topic of emotional health, answered by the team of specialists and professionals at Go Ask Alice!

Other

New York Times Health Guide

Browse a library of over 3,000 mental and other health topics as described, illustrated and investigated by the New York Times, including in-depth articles on anxiety, depression, bipolar disorder, alcohol reliance and more. 

Other

Campus Resources

Counseling Services - Morningside

For trauma support and short-term counseling, referral for ongoing mental health services, and student support groups. 

Lerner Hall, 8th Floor
Broadway/115th
212-854-2878

Counseling Services - Barnard

For trauma support and short-term counseling, referral for ongoing mental health services, and student support groups. 

100 Hewitt Hall, 1st Floor
Broadway/116th
212-854-2092

Counseling Services - CUMC

For trauma support and short-term counseling, referral for ongoing mental health services, and student support groups. 

Bard-Haven Tower 1, Suite 1D
60 Haven Ave./169th & 170th
212-305-3400

Bard Athletic Center

With a pool, cardio equipment, a squash court, yoga and aerobics classes, lockers, showers, and towel rental. 

Bard Hall, Level 3B
50 Haven Ave./169th & 170th St.
212-305-7010

Office of the University Chaplain

Faith-based support and identity-based counseling, on-campus worship, and other programs; confidential counseling on a walk-in basis or by appointment. 

710 Lerner Hall
Broadway/115th
212-854-1493

Office of Multicultural Affairs

Provides and supports programs and services including mentoring, advocacy, programming and education for intercultural communication, constructive interaction and mutual understanding. 

510 Lerner Hall
Broadway/115th
212-854-0702

Alice! Health Promotion

Alice! Health Promotion connects students with information and resources on a broad range of health-related topics. 

John Jay Hall, 3rd Floor
114th/Amsterdam Ave.
212-854-5453 | Email

Center for Student Wellness (CUMC)

Free and confidential wellness appointments to help students find a solution-based approach to personal, academic, and professional concerns. 

Bard Hall, Suite 107 and Room 101
50 Haven Ave./169th & 170th St.
212-305-3400

Dodge Fitness Center

Offering a variety of fitness classes, an indoor running track, 25-yard pool, a multipurpose gym, cardiovascular and strength training equipment, showers, towel rentals, and a sauna. 

3030 Broadway
Broadway/118th
212-854-7149

                                      

Other Tools

Columbia Health and CUMC Student Health Service offer external resources that are not diagnostic but are meant to be educational and to help you better understand behavior. Columbia does not endorse or accept responsibility for external websites.

Self-assessments from CUMC Student Health Service
Take self-screening/online questionnaires about depression, anxiety, trauma, substance abuse, eating disorders and attention deficit and hyperactivity disorder. These do not substitute assessments with a mental health professional. View

Headspace App
Described as, “a gym membership for the mind,” Headspace provides meditation techniques and exercises for a healthier and happier mind. View

Sleep Assessment and Resources
Take an online sleep assessment to get real-time personalized feedback, start your own sleep diary, access sleep tips and resources, and send personalized sleep e-cards. From Alice! Health Promotion. View

Alcohol Self-Assessment
Complete a quick online questionnaire and optionally participate in the Brief Alcohol Screening & Intervention of College Students (BASICS) one-on-one sessions, free and open to all Columbia University students. View

Marijuana Self-Assessment
Complete a quick online self-assessment and get personalized feedback with the option to connect to campus health promotion professionals if you want to learn more. View