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Student Mental Health and Well-Being

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Mental, physical and emotional wellness is of paramount importance for the health of your personal and academic lives. 

  • Need help now? MySSP offers free, 24/7 confidential and real-time virtual counseling via chat and phone. 

  • Counseling and Mental Health Center (CMHC) - provides counseling, psychiatric, consultation, and prevention services that facilitate students' academic and life goals and enhance their personal growth and well-being.

  • CARE Counselors – Offer short-term counseling and mental health consultation, workshops and outreach, and assistance in connecting to resources on and off campus in an accessible academic setting.
    • CNS has a CARE counselor you can contact with concerns or to schedule an appointment: Call Nic Dahlberg at (512) 471-9247 and leave a message.
    • The CARE counselor office is W.C. Hogg 2.224

  • Non-Academic Counselors – Different from mental health counselors, the CNS Non-Academic Counselors help students navigate when life events and academics collide. Be sure to speak with them at the beginning of the crisis if possible to start the documentation trail if it's needed. Call the WCH Advising desk at (512) 471-4536 to set up an appointment, or talk to your academic advisor.

  • CMHC Crisis Line is available 24/7 at 512-471-2255

  • CMHC Groups, Classes, & Workshops – Free groups, classes, and workshops that facilitate self-improvement and the alleviation of suffering. Topics: tobacco cessation, mindful eating, coping with anxiety, dissertation support and more.

  • MindBody Labs – Learn how to improve your emotional and physical health with relaxation techniques, meditation, guided imagery and more.