Stress Management

Active Minds

Active Minds is a Student Association-chartered club with the focus of raising awareness of and eliminating the stigma of mental health issues within the campus community.  


Crisis Center

The Comprehensive Psychiatric Emergency Program is a 24-hour crisis service staffed by highly-trained psychiatric nurses, social workers and paraprofessionals under the direction of a medical director/psychiatrist. All calls are free and confidential.


Decker Student Health Services Center

The Decker Student Health Services Center provides currently registered Binghamton University students with psychiatric consultations from a board certified psychiatrist.




The Employee Assistance Program provides confidential, professional, work-site based guidance at no cost to University faculty, staff, undergraduate and graduate student employees, retirees and their families. EAP offers consultation, assessment and referrals to appropriate community and professional resources as well as programs and workshops.




Campus Rec provides a variety of fitness and wellness programs which allow individuals to focus on all dimensions of wellness.



Interfaith Meditation & Prayer Room

Students, faculty and staff are welcome to use the Interfaith Meditation and Prayer Room for mental and spiritual growth. The shoe-less space is accessible through the Multicultural Resource Center and is great for private prayer, meditation, relaxation, quiet reflection and/or similar spiritual and stress reduction type activities.


Massage Services

Campus Rec offers massage services in its Wellness Suite right on campus!   



Meditation Labyrinth

Located just outside of the Health and Wellness Community in Old Digman Hall, a labyrinth is a spiritual tool for walking meditation.


Meditation Club

The Meditation Club is a Student Association-chartered club that practices guided, total-body relaxation meditation. It's easy to do on your own and is helpful if you're having trouble sleeping or just want to relax completely. No prior meditation experience is necessary.



Mental Health Outreach Peer Educators (M-HOPE) is a group of student ambassadors who strive to engage and educate the campus community in topics of mental health and wellness.

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Nature Preserve Trails

The Binghamton campus has designated a Nature Preserve which encompasses 182 acres of land, including 20 acres of wetland. The preserve includes a number of maintained hiking trails and a wooden footbridge.


Residential Life

The staff living in your residence halls (RAs, ARC/ACDs, RD/CDs) and in your residential community (Assistant Director and Faculty Master) strive to develop an environment where students can study, socialize and grow.


University Counseling Center

The University Counseling Center provides comprehensive preventive and clinical services. Its goal is to enhance the psychological well-being of undergraduate and graduate students so they can take full advantage of the educational opportunities at the University. Individual and group sessions (i.e. Calming the Emotional Storm, Happiness Group, Pursuit of Academic Success) are available. 




Campus Rec offers a number of group fitness classes that are geared to both men and women of all levels. Consider one of the yoga classes — great for your mind, body and spirit!