Counseling and Wellness Services

Student Wellness Counselor

Sherry AdamsCUNY SPH Student Wellness Counselor Sherry Adams, LCSW has a wide range of professional experience in the field of social work. She works from a strengths-based perspective and collaborates with students to identify and implement their healthiest coping strategies. She is available for free and confidential short-term individual counseling and support group sessions.

Student Counseling Services


Students seeking counseling sessions may contact Sherry Adams for individual and group counseling sessions. To make an appointment, please do one of the following:

Hours of (Remote) Operation:

Mondays 10am – 6pm
Tuesdays 11am – 7pm
Wednesdays 11am – 7pm
Thursdays 1pm – 9pm
Fridays 10am – 6pm

After Hours Services

Crisis Text Line
Text CUNY TO 741741

For students in the U.S. please use the following 24/7 resources for after-hours support:

NYC Well Mental
Text WELL to 65173
Call 1-888-NYC-WELL (1-888-692-9355)

The National Suicide Prevention Lifeline
Text HELP to 741741
Call 1-800-273-8255

The Trevor Project Lifeline (LGBTQIA+ Support)
Text START to 678678

For international students please see the list of international mental health support hotlines and helplines by country:

Guide to Surviving and Thriving at CUNY
Written by students for students, the online Guide to Surviving and Thriving at CUNY Spring 2021 Edition, seeks to help college students get help for problems they encounter related to education, mental and physical health, health care access, food security, employment, financial aid, and discrimination.  It also encourages students to become advocates for their own and their peers’ educational, health and social needs. The Guide is available at:  The new version includes updated information and resources on vaccinations and telehealth services.