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Student Mental Health Resources

The following is a list of on and off campus mental health resources for UT students.

Program Description
UT Austin Counseling and Mental Health Center Providing high quality, innovative and culturally informed mental health programs and services that enhance and support students’ well-being, academic and life goals.
UT Austin Counseling and Mental Health Center Crisis Resources Including immediate support, examples of urgent situations and what to expect when speaking with a crisis counselor.
BASICS (Brief Alcohol Screening and Intervention for College Students) and CASICS (Cannabis Screening and Intervention for College Students) Any UT Austin student who is thinking about how alcohol or cannabis, or both, is affecting their personal wellbeing or academics can enroll in these programs. This might include, wanting to learn more about how to stay safer if you choose to use, reflecting on a past experience involving substances, or thinking about changing your use.
BCCAL – Behavior Concerns and COVID-19 Advice Line 512-232-5050 – Available 24/7
To express concerns about UT students, faculty and or staff members. This line also provides support and guidance in relation to the UT campus community and COVID-19.
Be That One Suicide Prevention Program Addresses suicide prevention on the UT campus by raising awareness about the issue of college student suicide; empowering faculty, staff and students to take an active role in preventing suicide amongst our students; and striving to ensure that UT's systems, policies, culture and environment are conducive to students' mental health.
BeVocal A university-wide initiative that enhances bystander confidence and motivation to intervene to prevent and reduce harm.
Center for Students in Recovery Providing a supportive community where students in recovery and in hope of recovery can achieve academic success while enjoying a genuine college experience free from alcohol and other drugs.
Healthyhorns Text Program Text “HORNS” to 866-990-0082
Subscribers receive helpful text messages about campus resources and events, physical activity and nutrition, sleep, stress management and mental health, alcohol risk reduction and other general health tips.
Hogg Foundation for Mental Health Envisioning a future in which the people of Texas thrive in communities that support mental health and well-being.
NAMI Central Texas Dedicated to improving the lives of all individuals affected by mental illness through education, support and advocacy programs.
Operation Naloxone An interprofessional collaboration from faculty and students at UT Austin in collaboration with the Texas Overdose Naloxone Initiative. The team works to promote overdose awareness and training to combat the opioid epidemic.
SHIFT Engaging the community in dialogue that changes the culture of campus substance use from one of misuse to one of well-being.
Student Emergency Services Helping students and their families during difficult or emergency situations. Assistance includes outreach, advocacy, intervention, support, and referrals to relevant campus and community resources.
Thrive at UT App A free app designed to enhance UT student well-being and help students navigate through challenging times.
Transforming Lives Through Resilience Education Four mini-lectures, or modules, prepared by Dr. Mary Steinhardt, Professor of Health Education at The University of Texas at Austin.
Trans Lifeline A trans-led organization that connects trans people to the community, support, and resources they need to survive and thrive.
The Trevor Project Providing 24/7 crisis support services to LGBTQ young people. Text, chat, or call anytime to reach a trained counselor.
University Health Services Providing medical care and patient education to the students of UT Austin.
Voices Against Violence Offering comprehensive violence prevention and response programs. The program also addresses the issues of interpersonal violence, such as sexual violence, dating violence, and stalking.
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