To schedule an intake appointment with a licensed professional counselor, call (956) 295-3417 or come by the Lightner Center. Students experiencing an immediate life-threatening crisis are encouraged to walk-in for services. After hours, students experiencing a crisis are urged to go to the nearest hospital emergency room, call the National Suicide Prevention Lifeline at 1-800-273-TALK (8255), call 911, or text 741-741. Students experiencing a crisis after hours may also call Tropical Texas Center for MHMR’s 24-hour phone line at 1-877-289-7199.
Keep in mind that during busy times throughout the semester, you may have to wait two or more weeks before your scheduled appointment. If you arrive at your appointment 15 or more minutes late, you may be asked to reschedule.