Counseling Services

Counseling services are available both on and off campus.

University Counseling Services

Services are free, voluntary and confidential. Counseling services are provided by psychologists; a consulting psychiatrist is available as needed.

Make an Appointment

Call 716-645-2720 for Counseling Services. We will work with you to get the help you need.

Locations

Jacobs School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences

Katherine Miller, PhD

Senior Counselor

Counseling Services

955 Main Street, Room 1103, Buffalo, NY 14203

Email: ktm7@buffalo.edu

UB Counseling Services can meet with Jacobs School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences medical students and graduate students at the downtown campus building on a limited basis.

Notify UB Counseling Services that you wish to meet with a counselor at the Jacobs School building during your initial assessment.

If you prefer to have services on the North or South Campus, or your availability does not match counselor availability, you may opt to meet with the counselor at one of our other locations or may opt to see a different counselor.

North Campus

University at Buffalo
120 Richmond Quadrangle, North Campus
Buffalo, NY 14261

Phone: (716) 645-2720; Fax: (716) 645-2175

Call to make an appointment with counselors on the North Campus.

South Campus

South Campus location closed to walk-in traffic at this time.

UBMD Psychiatry Services

The following UBMD psychiatrists are available to meet with medical students:

Adragna, Michael

Michael Adragna, MD

Clinical Assistant Professor of Psychiatry

1001 Main Street 4th Floor Conventus Buffalo, NY 14203

Phone: 716-835-1246; Fax: 716-835-0396

Email: adragna2@buffalo.edu

Haak, Jennifer

Jennifer Haak, MD

Assistant Professor

Baker Victory Services 650 Ridge Rd. Lackawanna, NY 14218

Phone: 716-828-9655; Fax: 716-828-9745

Email: lezama@buffalo.edu

Call (716) 835-1246 and identify yourself as a UB medical student to make an appointment.

UBMD staff will schedule your first appointment. Psychiatrists will schedule follow-up appointments with you.

UB counselor Katherine Miller can assist with making any referrals when appropriate and at the wishes of the student.  

All information will be kept confidential and will not be shared with the individuals in the Offices of Medical Education without your expressed consent.

Emergencies

Mental Health Emergency?

On-Campus Resources:

  • Call University Police: 716-645-2222 University Police officers are trained to handle crisis situations.
  • Or call Counseling Services: 716-645-2720 and ask to speak to the crisis counselor. After hours, press option “2” to be connected to the crisis counselor.

Off-Campus Resources: 

  • Call 911
  • Crisis Services of Erie County 24-hour Hotline: 716-834-3131
  • 24-hour Crisis Text Line: Text: “GOT5” to 741-741