Crisis Assistance

For Crisis Assistance

  • During office hours, please call Counseling Services 281-283-2580.
  • If our office is closed and this is a life-threatening emergency, call 911 or go to the nearest hospital emergency room.

CARE Team Information

Are you urgently concerned about a currently enrolled UHCL student? Please consider making a report to the Crisis Awareness Response Emergency (CARE) Team for students with behavioral issues or other problems that are interfering with student success and functioning.

Referrals are made to the Dean of Students Office so a CARE Team representative can contact the student and make necessary referrals:

Otherwise, contact one of the services listed below:
  24-Hour Crisis Hotlines
 
  • National Suicide Prevention Lifeline: 800-784-2433
  • Gay & Lesbian Switchboard Houston: 713-529-0037
  • National Domestic Violence Hotline: 800-799-7233
  • Veterans Crisis Line: 800-273-8255
  • National Crisis Text Line: Text “Home” to 74174

  Mental Health Authorities
 
  • Brazoria County
    Gulf Coast Center: 281-585-7490
    Crisis: 866-729-3848
  • Chambers County
    Spindletop: 409-784-5400
    Crisis: 800-937-8079
  • Fort Bend County
    Texana: 281-239-1300
    Crisis: 800-633-5686
  • Galveston County
    Gulf Coast Center: 409-763-2373
    Crisis: 866-729-3848
  • Harris County
    MHMRA: 713-970-7000
    Crisis: 866-970-4770
  • Montgomery/Walker/Liberty
    Tri-County: 936-756-8331
    Crisis: 800-659-6994
  Information Assistance
 
  • United Way Helpline: 211
  • Mental Health America of Greater Houston: 713-522-5161
  Hospitals
 
  • Clear Lake Regional Center ER: 281-338-3708
  • Christus Saint John's Hospital ER: 281-523-2567
  • Ben Taub Emergency Psychiatric Unit: 713-793-2631
  • UTMB Adult Psychiatry - Outpatient Only: 409-772-0770
  • MHMRA Crisis Center (NeuroPsych Center): 713-970-7070
  • UT Harris County Psychiatric Center: 713-741-5000
  • Devereux - League City: 281-335-1000
  Family & Children's Services
 
  • UHCL Center for Educational Programs: 281-283-3530
  • UHCL Psychological Services: 281-283-3330
  • Family Services Center - Houston: 713-861-4849
  • TeenLine: 713-529-TEEN
  Self-Help Resources
 
  • AA-Alcoholics Anonymous - Referral: 713-686-6300
  • Depressive & Bipolar Support Alliance: 713-600-1131
  • Houston and Dallas Psychological Association: 713-621-0131
  • Mental Health America of Greater Houston: 713-523-8963
  • CDC: Center for National STD and AIDS Hotline: 1-800-232-4636
  • CDC: Center for National STD and AIDS Hotline - Spanish: 1-800-232-4636
  • CDC: Center for National STD and AIDS Hotline - Hearing Impaired: 1-888-232-6348
  • National Alliance for the Mentally Ill: 1-800-950-NAMI
  • Mental Health America: 1-800-969-NMHA
  Legal Services
 
  • Lawyer Referral Service: 713-650-0470 
    713-221-1810 after-hours emergency contact
  • Legal Line - Voice (Houston Bar Association): 713-759-1133
  Shelters/Abuse Services
 
  • The Bay Area Turning Point: 281-286-2525
  • The Bridge: 713-473-2801
  • The Kinder Emergency Shelter: 713-295-2700
  • Houston Area Women's Center: 713-528-6798
  • Montrose Counseling Center: 713-529-0037
  • New Horizons Family Center: 1-281-422-2292
  • The Women’s Home: 713-521-3150
  UHCL Services
 
  • Disability Services: 281-283-2648
  • Health Services 281-283-2626
  • Police: 281-283-2222

 

Contact
  • Counseling Services

    Phone: 281-283-2580
    Fax: 281-283-2602

    SSCB 3103
    2700 Bay Area Blvd, Box 331
    Houston, TX 77058-1002

    Regular office hours:
    Monday - Thursday, 8 a.m. - 7 p.m.
    Friday, 8 a.m. - 12 p.m.

    Please call ahead during holidays and semester breaks.

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