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Mental Health Care

On campus Resources

University Counseling Center

University Counseling Center staff provide short-term individual, couples, and family counseling services to help students address personal problems that interfere with the demands of college life and their academic success.


Disability Services

Disability Services (DS) is the hub for coordinating services and accommodations to ensure accessibility and utilization of all programs for all Texas A&M University-Corpus Christi students with disabilities. Our services are designed to meet the unique educational needs of enrolled students with documented permanent or temporary disabilities

Community Resources

Behavioral Health Center of Nueces County

The Behavioral Health Center of Nueces County is the county's local mental health authority. Behavioral Health Center of Nueces County is dedicated to helping the residents of Nueces County who struggle with mental illness and/or intellectual and developmental disabilities. Each year they serve over 10,000 people with such issues as job search, medication, counseling, and benefits support.

Main line: 361-886-6970

Crisis line: 1-888-767-4493


Mental Health Resources

Presbyterian Children's Homes and Services Corpus Christi Child & Family Program

Offers support, guidance, counseling, and case management services to families facing crisis situations such as death, divorce, illness, violence, homelessness, and substance abuse. Addresses issues while working to keep families together. Provides counseling, parenting, and developmental education for families, parents, and children, who are coping with current or past trauma. Also provides advocacy and support for children's educational needs, particularly special education services. Currently providing parenting skills training through Trust-Based Relational Intervention curriculum, which supports developmental needs of children as well as addresses challenges faced by foster/adoptive parents and parents of children who have experienced
3703 Santa Fe
Corpus Christi TX 78411 United States
Main Phone: 361-852-7349

Family Counseling Services

Provides counseling to children, individuals, couples, and families. Professional therapists teach life skills such as communication, anger management, problem-solving, relationship enrichment, and anxiety and stress management.
3833 South Staples
Corpus Christi TX 78411 United States
Main Phone: 361-852-9665

Catholic Charities

 The Catholic Charites mission is to improve the mental health of individuals (children, adolescents, and adults) and families by providing emotional skills through professional counseling.  Click here for more information.

South Texas Children's Home Ministries

Provides counseling services for individual, children, couples, and families.

4438 S Staples St

(361) 994-0940

United States Department of Veterans Affairs (US VA)

Offers mental health care for eligible veterans and their families. Provides care for veterans suffering from Military Sexual Trauma and Post Traumatic Stress Disorder. Assists returning veterans in readjusting to civilian life. 4646 Corona Drive
Corpus Christi TX 78411 United States
Main Phone: 361-854-9961

Circles of Care Youth and Family Service

Enhancing children, youth and families ability for effective living and growth through comprehensive social and mental health services.
5333 Everhart Road
Corpus Christi TX 78411 United States
Main Phone: 866-632-4453

Turning Point Project Counseling- Behavioral Health Center of Nueces County

Turning Point Project provides free crisis intervention and counseling services to victims of crime in the community, serving individuals, couples, and groups. Assists children who are survivors of physical, sexual, or emotional abuse or neglect, older adults who have survived abuse, sexual assault survivors, adult survivors of child physical or sexual abuse or neglect, family and friends of homicide victims, families and friends of DUI/DWI victims, and survivors of other crime-related trauma. 361-886-1055 Call for an appointment.

1626 S. Brownlee Blvd

 (361) 886-1367

 (361) 886-1055

Veteran Program

Priscilla Cruz, Coordinator


Counseling and Training Clinic-TAMUCC

The Counseling and Training Clinic offers counseling services to individuals, couples, families, and children free of charge. All sessions are facilitated by counselor trainees. Sessions are completely private and confidential and are supervised by fully trained licensed professionals in an environment of safety and trust. Click here for information on how to schedule an appointment.

State of Texas Resources

Aging and Disability Services

Texas Department of Aging and Disability Services (DADS)

Texas Health and Human Services


National Resources

Managing Mental Health in the Aftermath of a Mass Shooting

American Psychological Association

National Institute of Mental Health

US Department of Health and Human Services

National Alliance on Mental Illness

Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration

FACEBOOK Suicide Prevention:

From Reporting to Supporting. Using Facebook to Support Someone in Suicidal Crisis.