As performing artists, maintaining high quality physical and mental health is critical for AMDA students who must meet rigorous academic and performance demands. AMDA provides complementary health and wellness services to support students' behavioral and emotional wellness, and to help students evaluate options for maintaining healthy lifestyles through prevention, intervention, and education. AMDA's goal is to empower students to develop skills and competencies that support healthy choices and academic success as a foundation for life-long development.
Please note: all physical and mental health services are available to enrolled students remotely until further notice. The AMDA staff member will provide options for meeting via secure phone or video sessions. See details for specific services and contact information below.
Counseling Services at AMDA New York
AMDA NY offers Mental Health Counseling services to help meet the emotional and psychological needs of our students. Our goal is to create a campus environment that facilitates the health and well-being of all of our students and advances our academic and performance mission. Our Counselors provide short-term consultations and can connect students to ongoing counseling and community resources. Services are free and confidential.
Hours are Monday - Friday 9am - 6pm EST.
Mental Health Programming/Events
Referrals to community resources
4th Floor of 61st Street. Students should check in for appointments at the 4th floor reception desk. Please note that services are currently being offered remotely, via phone or video consultations/sessions.
*AMDA does not endorse the directories listed above. This is to be utilized as a reference list.
Please note: if you need immediate assistance after hours please call NYC's 24/7 hotline at 888-692-9355 or visit nycwell.cityofnewyork.us. In case of a mental health emergency, please call 911 or go to your nearest emergency room.
Our Athletic Trainer, Marissa Adams, provides injury consultation, injury prevention, and performance enhancement services. Our mission is to empower students to become active participants in their wellbeing and support a vibrant, healthy and engaged campus community.
Office of Student Success-4th floor of 61st St. Please note that services are currently being offered remotely, via video consultations/sessions.
Wellness screening and individualized exercise programs
Promote optimal levels of conditioning and overall health
Education regarding injury prevention and self-care strategies
Referral and timely access to physician evaluation and care
General preventative care (including routine physical examinations, immunizations, specialty visits, etc.) and emergency care will occur off-campus. Students are encouraged to understand their insurance benefits and find providers in the NYC area. Below is a list of local health clinics.