Crisis Assistance

For Crisis Assistance

  • During office hours, please call Counseling Services 281-283-2580.
  • If our office is closed and you are experiencing a mental health emergency please call 281-283-2580 and press 2 to speak with an afterhours mental health counselor, or call the 24-hour Suicide Prevention Line at 1-800-784-2433, text HOME to 741-741, call 911, or go to the nearest 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
    or 800-273-8255, press 2 for Spanish
  • Gay & Lesbian Switchboard Houston: 713-529-0037
  • National Domestic Violence Hotline: 800-799-7233
  • Veterans Crisis Line: 800-273-8255, press 1
  • National Sexual Assault Hotline: 1-800-656-4673
  • National Crisis Text Line: Text “Home” to 741741

  Mental Health Authorities
 
  • Brazoria County
    Gulf Coast Center: 409-763-2373
    24 Hour Crisis Hotline: 866-729-3848
  • Chambers County
    Spindletop Center: 409-784-5400
    24 Hour Crisis Line: 800-633-5686
  • Fort Bend County
    Texana: 281-239-1300
    24 Hour Crisis Line: 800-633-5686
  • Galveston County
    Gulf Coast Center: 409-763-2373
    24 Hour Crisis Line: 866-729-3848
  • Harris County
    The Harris Center for Mental Health and IDD: 713-970-7000
    24 Hour Crisis Line: 866-970-4770
  • Montgomery/Walker/Liberty Counties

    Montgomery: 936-521-6100
    Walker: 936-291-5800
    Liberty: 936-334-3299
    24 Hour Crisis Line: 800-659-6994

  Information Assistance
 
  • United Way 24 Hour Helpline: 211
  • United Way Centers

    Greater Houston: 713-685-2300
    Bay Area: 281-282-6000
    Fort Bend: 281-207-2300
    Montgomery: 281-292-4155
    Waller: 281-822-4200

  Hospitals
 
  • HCA Houston Healthcare ER: 281-332-2511
  • Houston Methodist Clear Lake Hospital: 281-333-5503
  • Emergency Care Center (Pearland): 713-363-8020
  • Ben Taub Emergency Psychiatric Unit: 713-793-2631
    Psychiatry Clinic: 713-873-4900
  • UTMB Adult Psychiatry - Outpatient Only
    Friendswood (Women's Psych Services Only): 281-338-2798
    Galveston: 409-772-0770
    Texas City: 281-338-2798
    Webster: 281-338-2798
  • NeuroPsychiatric Center (The Harris Center): 713-970-7070 
  • UT Harris County Psychiatric Center: 713-741-5000
  Family & Children's Services
 
  • UHCL Center for Educational Programs: 281-283-3529
  • UHCL Psychological Services: 281-283-3330
  • Family Houston: 713-861-4849
  • TeenLine: 310-855-4679
    or text TEEN to 839863 (both only operate 8pm-11pm)
  • Girls and Boys Town National Hotline: 1-800-448-3000 
  Self-Help Resources
 
  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
    www.uhcl.edu/counselingservices

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

    Regular office hours:
    Mon-Tue, 8 a.m. - 6 p.m.
    Wed-Fri, 8 a.m. - 5 p.m.

    Please call ahead during holidays and semester breaks.

    UHCL Counseling Services Facebook DEPARTMENT Instagram