Counseling Center

To promote social distancing in response to the Coronavirus threat, SUNY Adirondack encourages students, prospective students and the general public to conduct as much business as possible with Counseling through email communications at

Here to help

The Counseling Office provides professional counseling for students of the college to help them develop to their full potential. The counselors strive to support the academic, career and personal development of all students. Services are provided by professionally trained counselors who believe that education is a developmental process integrating educational, personal and social development.

Counseling takes the form of individual personal counseling, group counseling, crisis intervention and/or referral.

The outcome of counseling is movement toward understanding thoughts and feelings, interests and aspirations, increased autonomy, relating meaningfully with others and integrating personal and social responsibilities.

For more information, contact 518-743-2278, or email us at

In a crisis, please indicate the immediacy of an issue. If students are uncertain about counseling, introductory appointments may help them decide. The decision to seek counseling is always up to the individual.

This month's focus: Depression and Suicide Prevention.

Resource Links

Academic Skills Resources


Exams/Test Taking Tips

Learning Styles

Study Skills

Note Taking



Test Anxiety

Time Management

General Mental Health

Eating Disorders


Anxiety and Depression Resources

Anxiety and Depression Association of America:

Psych Central:

The Disturbing Truth about Anxiety and Depression in College:

Mental Health in College: What Parents Need To Know:

National Alliance on Mental Illness-Video Series:

Depression and College Students:


Online Informational Resources for Drug and Alcohol Abuse 

National Institute on Drug Abuse

Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services

Sober Stories

What Is Alcohol Abuse & How To Treat Alcoholism:

Overdose Symptoms: Understanding the Risk of Drug Overdose:


Local Resources for Drug and Alcohol Abuse

Baywood Center
551 Bay Road #2, Queensbury

Conifer Park Glens Falls Outpatient Clinic
55 Elm St., Glens Falls

 Council for Prevention (Prevention/Educational Services)
10 LaCrosse St., Hudson Falls


How can a counselor help you?

  • Relationship problems involving other students, professors, friends or family
  • Depression
  • Trouble with class assignments or feeling overwhelmed
  • Anxiety or anger interfering with school or life
  • Feeling lonely or isolated from others
  • Difficulties with food or weight
  • Present or past issues with abuse
  • Dealing with sexual assault or other trauma
  • Problems with drugs or alcohol
  • Feeling out of control or suicidal
  • Problems keeping you from reaching your academic or personal goals

    Counseling sessions and their content are confidential, per the American Counseling Association’s guidelines. Consultation with other counselors or faculty will occur only with permission of the student, except under special and compelling circumstances where there is sufficient reason to believe the client may do harm to him/herself or others or in cases involving child abuse.

Need help with a class?

The Center for Reading and Writing and the MECS Tutoring Center, available at both the Queensbury campus and SUNY Adirondack Saratoga, can help with everything from writing papers to information technology tutoring. Learn more.

Online tutoring is available in many subjects through STAR-NY (from 7 p.m. to midnight Sunday through Thursday). Get started.

The Accessibilities Services Office provides equal educational opportunities to students with disabilities by ensuring full access to all programs, activities and facilities of the college.