Mental Health Support

Crisis or Mental Health Emergency

If you are experiencing a mental health emergency, please call 9-1-1 for immediate assistance.

If you or someone you know is experiencing suicidal thoughts, please call the National Suicide Prevention Lifeline at 9881-800-273-8255, Text “TALK” to 741741, WhatsApp, or Chat @

Options for Deaf and Hard of Hearing 1-800-799-4889.

Texas Suicide Prevention-Know the Signs/Save a Life

Support text line for students of color. Text STEVE to 741741

US or International Suicidal Crisis Support

Contact an HCC Counselor

HCC Counselors are licensed professionals with master's or doctoral degrees who offer free, time-limited, short-term counseling to currently enrolled students.

Students with documented disability may also qualify for accommodations at HCC. Visit our Ability Services Page to learn more about accommodations.

Contact a counselor to schedule an appointment today

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Online Resource for College Mental Health

Jed Foundation has a comprehensive, confidential, online resource center for college students, faculty, and staff regarding mental and emotional health.

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Active Minds

Active Minds is the nation’s premier nonprofit organization supporting mental health awareness and education for students.

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Talking to a Friend/Family about Mental Health

Opening the door to begin a conversation can really help. Not sure where to start? Try one of these opening lines to help make starting the conversation easier by

Other Resources:

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Domestic Abuse/Stalking


Eating Disorder


The information provided by external resources - including third-party websites - is designed to provide helpful information on topics and community resources. HCC does not endorse or accept responsibility for the content, use, or availability of resources provided by external websites or agencies. HCC makes no representations as to the eligibility of any particular student to receive any benefit or the effects – such as those impacting immigration status – that accepting a resource may have on a student. Students in populations that may have specific additional needs are encouraged to seek advice from a relevant professional or reputable resources, such as immigration counsel or a qualified website.