Mental Health Support

Crisis or Mental Health Emergency

If you are experiencing a mental health emergency, please call 9-1-1 for immediate assistance.

If you or someone you know is experiencing suicidal thoughts, please call the National Suicide Prevention Lifeline at 1-800-273-8255 or Text “TALK” to 741741.

Options for Deaf and Hard of Hearing 1-800-799-4889.

Texas Suicide Prevention-Know the Signs/Save a Life

Contact an HCC Counselor

HCC Counselors are licensed-professionals with masters or doctoral degrees who offer free, time-limited, short-term counseling to currently enrolled students.

Contact a counselor to schedule an appointment today

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ULifeline-Online Resource for College Mental Health

ULifeline is a comprehensive, confidential, online resource center for college students regarding mental and emotional health.

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Active Minds

Active Minds is the nation’s premier nonprofit organization supporting mental health awareness and education for students.

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  • Take a Mental Health Test-MHA Screening: "Online screening is one of the quickest and easiest ways to determine whether you are experiencing symptoms of a mental health condition."
  • American Psychological Association has various topics from addictions, ADHD, anger, depression, emotional health, learning & memory, pain, parenting, etc.
  • Centre for Clinical Interventions has self-help resources for mental health problems from anxiety, assertiveness, depression, perfectionism, self-esteem, etc.
  • The Jed Foundation equips teens & young adults with the skills & support to grow into healthy, thriving adults.
  • UCSF Weill Institute for Neurosciences has various topics & resources for adult, child & adolescent mental health, ADHD, depression, stress reduction, substance use, etc.
  • Mental Health America is a non-profit dedicated to addressing the needs of those living with mental illness & promoting mental health.


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