Mental Health Crisis

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 1-800-273-8255 or Text “TALK” to 74174.

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

Local Crisis Resources

Other Resources

  • Disaster Distress Helpline (1-800-985-5990 24/7 or Text "TalkWithUS" to 66746)
  • Crisis Intervention of Houston (832-416-1177 24/7)
  • The Veterans Crisis Line supports Veterans in crisis and their families and friends through a confidential toll-free hotline, online chat, or text. Veterans and their loved ones can call 1-800-273-8255 and Press 1, or send a text message to 838255 to receive confidential support 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, 365 days a year.
  • Trans Lifeline 1-877-565-8860, is a 501(c)3 non-profit dedicated to the well-being of transgender people. We run a hotline staffed by transgender people for transgender people. Trans Lifeline volunteers are ready to respond to whatever support needs members of our community might have.

 

To Report Threatening Behavior or Report a Crime 

 

Additionally, HCC Counselors encourage students who witness a crime or are a victim of a crime to contact HCC police at 713-718-8888. If students are off-campus and need immediate police assistance, they should dial 911.

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Mahnaz Kolaini, PsyD., LPC-S

Director of Counseling and Ability Services

3200 Main Street, Houston, TX 77002