Student Counseling Center
A safe community of mental health care for Texas Tech students
Students may often face overwhelming concerns that can be quickly addressed with resources available outside of individual therapy.
The counseling center provides a wide variety of services designed for students including group, individual therapy, or couples therapy.
If you have any concerns about the safety of yourself or others, please follow this link for helpful resources to seek help.
Texas Tech's counseling center offers clinical training experiences including an internship and practicum program.
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Are you having suicidal thoughts or experiencing a mental health crisis? Call the Texas Tech Crisis HelpLine at 806.742.5555.
The Crisis HelpLine provides 24/7/365 assistance for students experiencing suicidal thoughts, mental health crises, sexual assault, and interpersonal violence.
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We recognize that many Texas Tech students are being impacted by historical and recent events. The Student Counseling Center holds firm to the University's values and commitment to diversity and inclusion. Our staff are here to help students navigate through these times. Click here for more information about the Campus Inclusion Resource Team. Click here for a message from the Division of Diversity, Equity & Inclusion.
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Updates About Our Services in Response to COVID-19
We encourage students who would prefer to reduce their risk of exposure to the COVID-19 virus to pursue on-line services with the SCC. Students residing in Texas who would like to initiate on-line services, please call the Student Counseling Center (806-742-3674; M-F 8:00-5:00) or email Debra Ashley (email@example.com) for further information.
The Student Counseling Center provides in-person individual and couples services effective July 6, 2021. For students residing in Lubbock who would like to initiate in-person SCC services, please come to our Walk-In Clinic hours, 12:30 to 3:30 Monday through Friday. You will complete some initial electronic paperwork and meet with a counselor for a same day, 20-30 minute triage session.
The Student Counseling Center will be closing at 3:30 pm on Monday, April 11th. The SCC will also be closed on Monday, May 30th for the Memorial Day holiday.
The Texas Tech Crisis HelpLine (806-742-5555) is available 24/7 for any student in immediate mental health crisis during the holidays.