Middle and Upper School Wellness
Courtney Birch, Middle School Counselor, and Dr. Karen Ezra, Upper School Psychologist, have available “office hours” during which Poly students a may sign up for brief non-urgent Google Meet check-ins. Please scroll down to book an appointment. For any urgent mental health concerns, please contact your regular therapists (if you have them) or NYC Well.
If you would like to schedule an appointment with either Dr. Ezra or Ms. Birch, please select their calendar below, pick a date and time. Once submitted, you will receive an invitation which will include the appointment details such as date, time, and Google Meet link for the session.
Dr. Karen Ezra
Upper School Psychologist
Middle School Counselor
National Suicide Prevention Lifeline: 1-800-273-TALK
Crisis Text Line Text HOME to 74174
NYC Well Text WELL to 65173 or call 1-888-NYC-WELL
NYS Office of Mental Health Emotional Support Line: 1-844-863-9314
The Emotional Support Line provides free and confidential support, helping callers experiencing increased anxiety due to the coronavirus emergency.
NYC Domestic Violence and Sexual Assault Hotline at 1-800-621-4673 (HOPE)
TTY: 1-866-604-5350 (if you are hearing impaired)