Cornell University

Mental Health at Cornell

Resources for student & campus well-being

Mental Health at Cornell

This website is intended to support the mental health and well-being of Cornell University students, staff, and faculty with a wide range of resources. Our Mental Health Framework helps guide campus programming, services, systems, and strategies, and invites engagement from all members of the Cornell community.

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Finish the Semester Strong

You're nearing the home stretch and Winter Break is right around the corner. Cornell offers tips and resources to help you Finish the Semester Strong.

Cornell senior leaders who signed the Okanagan Charter to become a health-promoting campus

Becoming a Health-Promoting Campus

On October 26, 2022, Cornell senior leaders adopted the international Okanagan Charter to become a Health-Promoting Campus in support of people, places, and planet.

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For Graduate & Professional Students

Boundaries between work and life can be especially blurry for Graduate and Professional students. Learn about care and support resources.

988 Suicide & Crisis Lifeline

New National Suicide & Crisis Support

Call or text 988 anywhere in the U.S. to discuss suicidal thoughts, a mental health or substance use crisis, or any other kind of emotional distress.  

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Campus Mental Health Framework

Cornell’s comprehensive Mental Health Framework includes every member of the community. It also served as the foundation for the campus Mental Health Review. 

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Students share voice on building resilience

The Student Mental Health Collective (SMHC) initiated peer-to-peer discussions to support and enhance student well-being, and reduce the stigma of mental illness.