Mental Health Resources

Mental Health Resources
Our mission is to provide services within the college environment and community that contribute to the academic success, personal growth and positive social experience for students. Click here to submit a Counseling Request Referral form.

24-Hour Crisis Hotlines
Deaf, hard of hearing and those with speech disabilities Suicide Prevention Hotline who use a TTY 1-800-799-4TTY (4889)
Depression and Bipolar Support Alliance Hotline and Helpline 1-800-784-2433
LGBTQ – The Trevor Lifeline, 866-488-7386
Suicide and crisis helpline for lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and questioning youth. Lesbian, Gay, Bi-Sexual and Transgender Youth Suicide Hotline
Suicide Prevention Lifeline 1-800-273-TALK (8255)
Press 1 for Veterans Line, available 24/7, languages: English, Spanish
Woman and Child Domestic Violence Hotline 1-800-243-5788
Crisis Text Line Text HELLO to 741-741
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Counseling Services at ACC
Alvin Community College employs a licensed counseling professional that follows a short-term, solution-focused theory of counseling and generally see students for one to six sessions. The focus of short-term counseling can include issues related to the transition to college, balancing classes, anxiety, relationship/family difficulties, mild depression, financial problems, and personal issues that may impact one’s academic success.
Students who need long-term counseling or referrals will be assisted with locating resources in the community. The services offered are intended to assist students in being more successful academically and personally.
Referral Form: Please complete a counseling request referral form
Office Hours: A counselor is available Monday - Friday from 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. Go to the Admissions Office, A100 or contact a Counselor by calling 281-756-3531 during business hours.

Emergency: For non-life threatening crisis assistance at ACC during business hours, call 281-756-3531 and ask for a Counselor or come to the Admissions Office in A100. If the office is closed, and this is a life-threatening emergency, call 911 or go to the nearest hospital emergency room.

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Domestic Violence/Sexual Assault/Rape/Shelters
Alvin Police Department and Victim Assistance Program
1500 S Gordon St
Alvin, TX 77511
Bay Area Turning Point, Inc. Emergency Women and Children’s Shelter
Mental Health, Medical, Legal and Sheltering Services
281-288-2525, Emergency call 281-338-7600
Women’s Center of Brazoria County, Inc. – 281-756-1460
(Domestic Violence/Sexual Assault/Rape)
Alvin: 281-585-0904
Pearland: 281-485-0934
Shelters: Brazoria County 1-800-243-5788
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Mental Health Screening Tools
Active Minds: Changing the Conversation About Mental Health Changing the Conversation About Mental Health Changing the Conversation About Mental Health
Alcohol Use Screening
Grief Share: It hurts to lose someone; find help at Grief Share.
How are you doing (with depression)? Click here and find out.
The Pain is Real: Dealing with Struggles, Experiences & Feelings
ULifeline - Help When You Need It, a mental health screening tool
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Off-Campus Counseling & Behavioral Services
Gulf Coast Center for Brazoria and Galveston Counties
1-866-729-3848 – 24/7
Administrative Office
123 Rosenberg, Suite 6
Galveston, Texas 77550
Those who meet the criteria of Department of Social and Health Services (DSHS) with Axis I diagnosis of major depression, bipolar disorder, schizophrenia, schizo-affective disorder, or Global Assessment of Functioning scale score of less than 50.
Houston Behavioral Healthcare Hospital
2801 N. Gessner Road
Houston, TX 77080
(832) 834-7710
Open 24hrs/7 Days a week

Stephen F. Austin Community Health Network
Adoue Family Health Center
111W. Adoue Street
Alvin, TX 77511
Brazosport Community Health Center
905 N. Gulf Blvd.
Freeport, TX 77541
Behavioral health and pharmacy services at both locations; financial assistance program may be able to assist. Call ahead to find out criteria and information needed.
Texas Referral Line for Community Resources
Call 2-1-1 or 1-877-541-7905 Texas United Way Helpline
Connects callers with hundreds of programs to help find child care, counseling, food, housing, health care, legal aid, substance abuse treatment and more. It is a database of community resources and searches by zip code in Texas.
Youth and Family Counseling Services
801 Buchta Road
Angleton, TX 77515
Counseling for children and families. S.T.A.R. (Services to At Risk Youth) program provides 24-hour crisis intervention, counseling, case management, community resources, education services and life skills training for children, their families, runaways and homeless youth and much more.
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Suicide Prevention Links
Active Mind’s Suicide Prevention visit at ACC
Always Tell Someone: Krista’s True Story of Help and Hope for Teen Suicide Prevention
ASK the Question: Kurt’s True Story of Help and Hope for College Suicide Prevention
Good Friends are Essential: Zach’s True Story of Help and Hope for College Suicide Prevention
Half of Us and Emotional Health 101- This campaign was launched in 2006 by The Jed Foundation and MTvU, MTV’s 24 hour college television network, to improve emotional health and prevent suicide among college students.
It provides examples and an overview of the struggles students commonly face and encourages viewers to seek on-campus support if they need it.
National Suicide Prevention Lifeline
Suicide Prevention Lifeline - 1-800-273-8255, Press 1 for Veterans Line, available 24/7, languages: English, Spanish
Texas Suicide Prevention
UT Austin CMHC Suicide Prevention
You Can Never Count the Stars: Shania and Sydney’s True Story of Help and Hope
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Stress Management Techniques
What do these students have in common? Click here to find out.
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