Texas Tech University

Student Wellness Resources

Substance Abuse Resources

Stages of Recovery

Stages of Recovery provides professional services to promote sober living. Stages of Recovery offers intensive outpatient services, sober living facilities, and recovery coaching.
Website: http://lubbockaddictionservices.com/
Address: 4913 South Loop 289, Lubbock, TX 79424
Phone: 806-412-4721
Email: info@lubbocksoberliving.com

Narcotics Anonymous

Uses the Twelve Steps and Twelve Traditions of Narcotics Anonymous. There are a variety of regular meetings each week, nationwide. There are open and closed meetings available to members, and there are no membership fees.
Narcotics Anonymous global website: http://www.na.org/

Alcoholics Anonymous

Alcoholics Anonymous holds closed and open meetings at various times, on each day of the week. Alcohol-free living is achieved through the Twelve Steps of Alcoholics Anonymous. Lubbock is in District IV of Alcoholics Anonymous Area 66, and membership is free.
Northwest Texas Area 66 website: http://nwta66.org/

Meetings for District IV (Lubbock area) (includes contact phone numbers):

PDF forms of meeting locations:

Center for Collegiate Recovery Communities (CCRC)

The Center for Collegiate Recovery Communities at Texas Tech University offers support for Texas Tech Students based on a Twelve Step model. The principles that the CCRC promotes are: being Clean, Sober & Healthy; being Connected in Community; being Committed to Academics; and being Civil in Relationships with others.
Texas Tech University
P.O. Box 41160,
Lubbock, TX 79409-1160
Phone: 806-742-2891
On Campus Meetings:

Mental Health Resources

Texas Tech University Marriage and Family Therapy Clinic


The Texas Tech University Marriage and Family Therapy Clinic (MFT) is an on campus service that provides a wide range of counseling opportunities, including everything for individual therapy, couples counseling, child counseling, new mother help, and so much. This affordable service provides clients with graduate level therapist under faculty supervision. MFT promotes a wide range of therapy techniques and addresses a wide range of problems. This confidential service is a great opportunity to receive nationally accredited services.

Texas Tech University Psychology Clinic


The Psychology Clinic is a research and training service run by the Texas Tech University Psychology Department. Clients will receive top notch care from graduate and doctrinal students with Ph. D Psychology faculty serving as advisors. This program is also certified by the American Psychology Association (APA) and strives to meet the unique needs of every individual.

Behavioral Health Associates

Mental Health Medical Clinic
3709 22nd Pl
Lubbock, TX
(806) 795-3911
Website: http://www.healingtalk.com/

Central Plains Center

Mental Health Services
2700 Yonkers
Plainview, TX 79072-1892
Crisis Phone: 800-687-1300
Main Phone: 806-293-2636
Website: http://www.clplains.org/

Covenant- New Hope

Mental Health & Substance Abuse
5701 Avenue P
Lubbock, TX 79410
Meetings take place on Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday evenings from 6 to 9 p.m.
Website: http://www.covenanthealth.org/Our-Services/Behavioral-Health.aspx

Family Counseling Services

Mental Health Counseling
5701 Avenue P
Lubbock, TX 79412
(806) 747-3488
Website: http://www.fcslubbock.org/

Lubbock Lighthouse

Mental Health & Addiction Treatment Center
1308 Avenue Q
(806) 744-3419
Website: http://lubbocklighthouse.org/

NAMI- National Alliance for the Mentally Ill

Mental Health Services
1615 28th St, Lubbock, TX 79411
Phone: (806) 783-9268
A Coalition of Families, Friends, Professionals, and People Living with Mental Illness
Website: http://namilubbock.nami.org/

StarCare Specialty Health System

Mental Health Services
904 Avenue O
Lubbock, TX 79408
Crisis Phone: 806-740-1414 or (800) 687-7581
Main Phone: 806-766-0310
Website: http://www.LubbockMHMR.org

Therapractic Management Systems

Mental Health Services
6502 Slide Rd #207
(806) 687-3866
Dr. Patrick Randolph, Psychologist (graduate of Texas Tech) at (806) 853-9489
Website: https://therapractic.com/about

Hospital Mental Health Resources

Covenant's Behavioral Health Service

Hospital Mental Health Services
3615 19th Street
Lubbock, TX 79410

Covenant Health provides comprehensive treatment for mental and emotional problems, including depression, anxiety and substance abuse.

Sunrise Canyon Hospital

Hospital Mental Health Services
1950 Aspen Ave
(806) 740-1421

A psychiatric facility for short-term crisis stabilization. 30-bed hospital is an adult inpatient treatment facility, which provides psychiatric evaluation, rehabilitation services, and comprehensive discharge planning for people who have a mental illness and/or who are experiencing a serious psychiatric crisis.

UMC Health System

Hospital Mental Health Services
University Medical Center
602 Indiana Ave
(806) 775-8200


Dr. Ash Azatian, MD
4401 6th St
(806) 687-7394

Dr. John Cobb MD
6502 Slide Rd #311
(806) 791-5100

Dr. Terry C. Mcmahon, MD
3601 4th St #1C102
(806) 743-2800

Dr. Arun Patel, M.D.
2424 50th St #104
(806) 785-1611

Military/Veteran Resources

Lubbock VA Clinic
6104 Avenue Q South Drive
Lubbock, TX 79412
(806) 472-3400

Stress Reduction Resources

Massage Therapy at the Rec

The Rec offers massage therapy from licensed massage therapists for 1 hour or 30 minute intervals. There is also chair massages available for a 1 hour massage. You have to make the appointment at least 2 days in advance in the FitWell or by calling their number to make an appointment. On the first Monday of every month, the rec offers $5 off one-hour massages. Prices are: $40 for 1 hour, $25 for 30 minutes.
Phone: (806) 742.3828

Mind Spa- Appointments

The Mind Spa is available to all students and faculty M-F from 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. You can call or stop by the Student Counseling center to make the appointment. The appointment lasts 45 minutes.

Student Counseling Center, 201 Student Wellness Center (Corner of Flint and Main)
Phone: 806-742-3674

Mind Spa- Mind & Body Room

The Mind Spa offers Biofeedback programs that allow the user to practice coping strategies to manage stress. The biofeedback program measures stress levels through the user's heart rate and small electrical changes in the user's fingertips. The user practices breathing techniques that level the user's heartrate. Once the breathing and calming techniques are mastered, the user is exposed to several video game situations and each game is controlled based on how the user manages the user's stress level when exposed to different situations to test the coping mechanisms.


Mind Spa- Relaxation Room

"Our Relaxation Room provides many tools for stress management. The zero-gravity massage chair can help relieve muscle tension through a variety of massage styles and air pressure settings. The Zafu and Zabuton allow for a comfortable sitting position for meditation and reflection. The stress management Audio-Video Library contains recordings on a wide range of topics including yoga nidra, breathing exercises, guided imagery, affirmations, and meditation. The library also includes relaxing music and sounds such as singing bowls, ocean waves, and rain. The library's Video Journeys allow one to take a mini-vacation without leaving Lubbock. Finally, we offer Biofeedback software which teaches breathing and imagery techniques for managing stress at a physiological level."




Physical Health Resources

Over-Eaters Anonymous

Over-Eaters Anonymous (OA) is a fellowship for individuals who are recovering from compulsive overeating. The primary purpose of OA is to abstain from compulsive eating and to carry the message of recovery through shared experience, strength, and hope. Anyone who wants to stop eating compulsively is welcome. There are no dues or membership fees.



Tuesdays at 6:00 p.m.
Saturdays at 11:00 a.m.

St. Christopher's
42nd and Elgin
Lubbock, TX 79413
Robin, 806-252-8404

Take Off Pounds Sensibly

Take Off Pounds Sensibly (TOPS) can help you reach your weight-loss goals by providing you with the tools, information, support, and accountability you need to be successful. You can join a local chapter or become an online member. Your first visit to any chapter is free. Annual membership is $32, plus local chapter dues of about $5/month.


Tuesdays, 4:30/5:30 p.m. (weigh in time/meeting time)
8240 Boston Ave., Suite 5
Lubbock, TX 79423

Clara Gleghorn

Local Gyms

Freedom Fitness

4124 19th Street
Lubbock, TX 79407



5 locations in Lubbock

Planet Fitness

3249 50th Street
Lubbock, TX 79413


Orangetheory Fitness

5214 98th Street
Lubbock, TX 79424


Zach's Club

4229 78th Street
Lubbock, TX 79423


Define Body & Mind

Pilates, Barre Classes, Yoga
4413 82nd Street
Lubbock, TX 79424


Capstone CrossFit

5827 50th Street
Lubbock, TX 79424


The Little Gym

5217 98th Street
Lubbock, TX 79424


Texas Tech University Rec Center

The Texas Tech Rec Center offers a variety of fitness and wellness activities including intramurals, outdoor pursuits, aquatics, and special events. A Rec center membership is free to all current students.


Spiritual Resources

Texas Tech Cru


We are a Christ-centered, student movement on the campus of Texas Tech University. We exist to clear up misconceptions people may have about Christianity and what it means to be a Christian and help students by coming alongside them in their spiritual journey, wherever they may be. The three main ways to get involved are our weekly meeting, Bible studies, or through our conferences and retreats.

Experience Life Church


Experience Life is a non-denominational church with locations around the Texas Tech campus. Experience life offers weekly church services. They also offer the opportunity to become involved in a small group.

St. John's United Methodist Church


Saint John's United Methodist Church is a congregation committed to building lives of faithfulness through service. We are willing to struggle with the difficult questions presented by life and to let the gospel challenge us to respond with thoughtfulness, compassion, and grace. We believe our faith is nurtured through worship, fellowship, service, and study. We are guided by a desire to be lifelong learners, and we celebrate the gifts each person brings to our diverse community. Together we share in the depths and heights of daily life.

First Baptist Church of Lubbock


The First Baptist Church of Lubbock holds weekly services church services at a location near the Texas Tech campus. The churches website allows you to submit prayer requests.

Islamic Center of the South Plains


Welcome to the Islamic Center of the South Plains in Lubbock, Texas. Our community is composed of few hundreds of Muslim professionals and students from the US and other countries around the world. It is the kind of nice, harmonious and active community you would like to live with and raise your children within.



Hillel is a dynamic organization for young Jewish people all across the country. The organization's chapter at Texas Tech is a fun-loving group, actively trying to improve the community, educate others about our Jewish heritage, and build community amongst our members. If you have any questions about Hillel at Texas Tech, or are interested in joining, please contact us.

Raider Catholic


St. Elizabeth's Catholic Church serves as the home for the Red Raider Catholic community. Every Sunday the church holds a student mass at 5:00pm. There are also daily masses and many fellowship opportunities including community outreach, prayer, game nights, and vocation discernment. The organization, along with the Diocese of Lubbock, is working to build a Catholic Student Center. This is a great places to have fun and connect with fellow Catholics.