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Mental Health Crisis and Suicide Prevention

Important information when there is a crisis.

On Campus Resources:

  • University Police Department Emergency Number: 361-825-4444 or dial 9-1-1

 

  • University Counseling Center: During regular business hours, TAMU-CC students who are in crisis can come to the Counseling Center and meet with the Counselor on Duty.   After hours, call 361-825-2703 and press 2 to be connected to the after hours emergency counselor.

 

Off Campus Community Resources:

Mobile Crisis Outreach Team (MCOT) -- 1-888-767-4493: This is a service team of Nueces Center for Mental Health and Intellectual Disabilities (MHID) made up of mental health professionals who help individuals having a mental health crisis. Help is available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week anywhere someone needs help – at home, work or school, in clinics, or on the streets. A person in crisis might be hearing or seeing things that are not real or be in danger of injuring themselves. Services include mental health support for up to 90 days and care plans to help keep people safe. Clients are also connected to other Integral Care programs and local resources for ongoing care and recovery support. MCOT also works with police and EMS.

 

Suicide Help Hotlines:

Crisis Help Hotlines: 

  • The Trevor Project: offers a 24-hour toll-free confidential crisis and suicide prevention helpline for lesbian, gay, bisexual, transponder and questioning youth.   
    • 1-866-4-U-TREVOR
  • Trans LifeLine:peer support hotline is run by and for trans people. We’re available 7am-1am PST / 9am-3am CST / 10am-4am EST. Volunteers may be available during off hours.
    • 1-877-565-8860
  • Women's Shelter of South Texas: Available 24/7. No appointment is ever needed for face-to-face Crisis Intervention and Advocacy services.
    • 1.800.580.HURT
  • National Eating Disorders Association Helpline: Aavailable Monday-Thursday from 9AM to 9PM ET, and Friday from 9AM to 5PM ET. Contact for support, resources and treatment options for yourself or a loved one.
    • 1-800-931-2237