Wellness Resources

Mental Health & Wellness

Counseling and Psychological Services (Stony Brook and Winthrop clinical campuses)
(631) 632-6720 (main CAPS number)

West Campus Office:
Student Health Services- 2nd Floor
1 Stadium Drive
Stony Brook, NY 11794-3100
Can call ahead OR just walk in

East Campus Office:
Health Sciences Center-3rd Floor
By appointment only

CAPS After Hours (speak to a licensed mental health counselor 24/7 familiar with the campus community and local resources) (631) 632-6720; press 2 if calling after business hours to speak with a counselor OR (855) 509-5742 DIRECT PHONE ACCESS to CAPS After Hours

Peer Counseling by trained medical students. Currently multiple counselors available.
Contact either Yu Wang Yu.Wang.3@stonybrookmedicine.edu or
Michelle Locolano Michelle.Iocolano@stonybrookmedicine.edu, both in the class of 2020

Dr. Steven Birnbaum, Ph.D. (Winthrop clinical campus)
99 Hillside Ave. Suite E
Williston Park, NY 11596
(516) 742-2730
Students are covered up to two visits. Dr. Birnbaum will provide referral if further sessions are recommended.

National Suicide Prevention Hotline
1-800-273-TALK (1-800-273-8255)
National network of local crisis centers that provides free and confidential emotional support to people in suicidal crisis or emotional distress 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.

RESPONSE of Suffolk County
(631) 751-7500
(also has link to Hear2Help, crisis support via mobile texting device; available Monday-Friday from 7pm-11pm)
24/7 crisis intervention/suicide prevention hotline in Suffolk County providing telephone support as well as referrals for support groups, clinicians, mental health clinics, and other community programs and services.

American Foundation for Suicide Prevention
General Resources Page: https://afsp.org/find-support/resources/
Information page containing phone numbers for crisis services, links to locating mental health care services, and additional information and resources for various mental health conditions, including depression, anxiety, stress, and suicide prevention.  

Physician and Medical Student Depression: https://afsp.org/our-work/education/physician-medical-student-depression-suicide-prevention/
Information page with educational facts and resources specifically addressing mental health among physicians, residents, and medical students.

Physical Health & Wellness

Student Health Services (Stony Brook and Winthrop clinical campuses)
(631) 632-6740

West Campus:
1 Stadium Road
Stony Brook, NY 11794-3191

Hours: Medical clinic- M-F 8am-12mp; 1pm-5mp (Tuesdays open until 7:30pm)

GYN clinic: M-F 8am-12pm; 1mp-4pm (Tuesdays open until 7:30pm)

*Summer Sessions/Intersessions: Same hours as above EXCEPT no extended hours on Tuesdays

Island Wide Medical Associates (Winthrop clinical campus)  
173 Mineola Boulevard
Ste 403
Mineola, NY 11501

SBU Dental Clinic
(631) 632-8989

Aetna Student Health (Student Health Insurance Plan)  
Stony Brook Student Insurance Office:
(631) 632-6054

Aetna Student Health
Aetnastudenthealth.com (select Stony Brook University from the dropdown menu) OR go directly to https://www.aetnastudenthealth.com/en/school/890444/index.html  
Includes information on locating Aetna participating network providers, contacting customer service, student health insurance plan details, and how to print a temporary ID card. 

Academic Health & Wellness

Learning Specialist:
Linda DeMotta whatsdemotta@gmail.com
Contact for one-on-one appointments, setting up peer-tutoring, and/or academic mentors

Financial Health & Wellness:

Stony Brook University-Bursar & Student Accounts  
Bursar: (631) 632-9316  bursar@stonybrook.edu
Student Accounts: (631) 632-2455 — studentbilling@stonybrook.edu

AAMC’S FIRST (Financial Information, Resources, Services, and Tools) program:
Resources for medical students and residents on careful financial management, including budgeting, money and debt management, and organizing, managing, and repaying student loans during residency.

Federal Student Aid Loan Resources  
General guide to repaying federal education loans

Guide for income-driven repayment plan for federal education loans.

*If you have utilized private education loans, please contact your loan servicer directly for information about loan repayment. 


Leave of Absence Policy &Procedure:

Policy and procedure regarding taking a LOA from Renaissance School of Medicine at Stony Brook University for personal, health, academic, and/or educational activity/research reasons