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
For the safety of both our students and staff, in-person counseling services are not available at this time. Current clients should be in contact with their therapist to discuss treatment options.
Students residing in Texas who would like to initiate on-line services with the SCC, please call the Student Counseling Center (806-742-3674; M-F 8:00-5:00) or email Debra Ashley (firstname.lastname@example.org) for further information. For crises during business hours, please call our office (806-742-3674) for assistance. In addition, the Texas Tech Crisis HelpLine (806-742-5555) remains available 24/7 for any student in immediate mental health crisis.
The Student Counseling Center will be closed for the Thanksgiving Holiday on Thursday, November 26th and Friday, November 27th. We will return to our normal business hours on Monday, November 30th.
The Student Counseling Center will be closed for Winter Break starting at 5:00 pm on Tuesday, December 22nd. We will re-open at 8:00 am on Monday, January 4, 2021. The Texas Tech Crisis HelpLine (806-742-5555) is available 24/7 for any student in immediate mental health crisis during the holidays.