Stress Management Resources

Virtual Counseling

Counseling Services is now offering virtual counseling Monday to Friday, 8:30 a.m. - 5 p.m.

As you learn more about the spread of COVID-19, you may feel overwhelmed, panicky, anxiety, and worry - on top of all the other things you have to worry about. Counseling Services is here to help. 

You can make an appointment through the Counseling Services website.

It sometimes can be difficult to not become stressed out with exams, tests and assignments. The University has several resources to help students better weather the stresses of the semester, usually at no cost to you.


Call University Police at 716-645-2222. If you live in Flickinger Court Apartments or off campus, call 911.

Faculty Advisement

Advisors play an imprtant role in helping students fine appropriate assistance. Advisors are available to assist personal matters in addition to academic and career interests.

Counseling Services

Contact Information
University at Buffalo
202 Michael Hall, South Campus
Buffalo, NY 14214
Phone: (716) 829-5800
Email Counseling Services

Description of Services
You can always call Counseling Services for any emotional issues, including dealing with stress, handling a crisis, or coping with the transition to the university. Counseling is provided individually, in groups, and through workshops.

How can we help you?

  • Couples counseling
  • Crisis intervention
  • Eating disorders
  • Evaluation for and monitoring of psychiatric medications
  • Relationship problems
  • Academic concerns
  • Anxiety and depression
  • Poor body image 
  • Loss of a loved one
  • Homesickness or loneliness
  • Problems with alcohol and other drugs 
  • Cross-cultural identity concerns
  • Sexual identity concerns
  • Sexual or physical abuse/assault

Health Promotion

Contact Information
114 Student Union, North Campus 
Email Health Promotion

Description of Services
Health Promotion supports student well-being and academic success by building a healthy campus culture. There’s an on-line Self-Help program available to students. TAO Self-Help is a customizable, self-guided program that includes interactive educational modules and practice tools to help you understand and manage how you feel, think and act. You can learn stress management, mindfulness skills, problem-solving, relationship skills, and strategies for bouncing back from life’s disappointments and frustrations. TAO Self-Help is completely self-directed, with no contact with a mental health professional.

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