Counseling Resources

Counseling Resources

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GSK is committed to safety and respect within the campus community, and to the support of those in need of help.  The following are resources available both on and off campus to members of the GSK community. 

Short-Term Counseling

Magellan Employee Assistance Program (EAP)

Tel: 800-327-8793
Website: MagellanAscend.com

Michelle Barahman, PhD
Magellan counselor dedicated to  MSK trainees
Free, no copays, no use of insurance, Magellan Employee Assistance Program
barahmanm@magellanhealth.com
Appointments available: https://go.oncehub.com/MichelleBarahmanVideo

Chanchal Sharma, Psy.D; MS.Ed
Employee Health Psychologist
646-888-4128
sharmac1@mskcc.org

Available by appointment: Monday – Friday, 9 am – 5 pm

Faith-Based Counseling

Protestant, Catholic, Muslim, Jewish
212-639-5982

Social Workers at MSK

212-639-7020

National Suicide Prevention Line (non-MSK)

1-800-273-8255

Available: 24/7

Long-Term Counseling

Health Insurance Providers

Health Advocate helps you navigate the healthcare system and make the most of your MSK medical plan. Turn to them throughout the year for 24/7 at (866) 695-8622 https://mskbenefits.mskcc.org/keyword/health-advocate/.

Telemedicine for Mental Health: If you are enrolled in any MSK medical plan, you and your covered dependents have access to telemedicine through your respective medical plan carrier at no cost to you.

MSK Professional and Mentoring Resources

Office of Scientific Education and Training

oset@mskcc.org

Office of Career and Professional Development

opa@mskcc.org

Gerstner Sloan Kettering Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences

gradstudies@sloankettering.edu

HR Business Partners

646-227-3456

Other Resources

  • Victim Intervention Program (New York-Presbyterian Hospital/Weill Cornell Medical Center):  Free, confidential services for survivors of crime, including sexual assault and domestic violence, as well as for family and friends. The Victim Prevention Program is located at 525 East 68th Street, New York, NY 10065, NYPVIP@nyp.org, (212) 746-9414.
  • New York State Domestic and Sexual Violence Hotline: 800-942-6906
  • New York State Office of Victim Services: 800-247-8035 or www.ovs.ny.gov
  • Safe Horizon’s Rape/Sexual Assault and Domestic Violence Hotline: 800-621-HOPE (4673)
  • Anyone observing something in an individual’s performance or behavior that indicates that this individual may be violating GSK or MSK’s Code of Conduct policies should refer the matter to the Dean of GSK. The Dean should contact an HR representative for evaluation and advice. HR will contact Employee Health Service when appropriate.

Other resources:

MSK Main Security

212-639-7866

Administrator on Call

Beeper:1521: iPhone: 646-581-3582

Page Operator:

212-639-2000 (main line) 212-639-6680 (private line)

Emergency Dial

212-639-6000

Alcoholics Anonymous (AA)

212-647-1680

Women for Sobriety

215-536-8026

Smart Recovery Self Help

212-631-1198

Smart Recovery Self Help

212-631-1198

Narcotics Anonymous

212-929-6262

Cocaine Anonymous

212-262-2463

Compliance Hotline

If you are not comfortable raising an issue in your department, or if you have raised a concern and feel that it has not been addressed, you can call the MSK Compliance Hotline. It provides a way for employees as well as vendors and contractors to report concerns about how MSK does business.  You can report anonymously – without identifying yourself – when you make a report to the hotline.

The MSK Compliance Hotline is available 24 hours a day, every day of the year, and is managed by an outside company. You can submit a concern by calling 866.568.5421 or by going to mskcc.alertline.com/gcs/welcome.

If you make a report through the Compliance Hotline, you will be asked to call back in ten days for a status report. It’s important to remember to call back – especially if you did not give your name – because we may need more information in order to complete our review.​​​​​​​