The 988 Lifeline

The 988 Suicide & Crisis Lifeline is a 24/7 national network of local crisis centers that provides free and confidential emotional support to people in suicidal crisis or emotional distress. For more information, visit 988Lifeline.org

If You Are In Crisis

If you are in immediate crisis, call 911 or the Counseling Center at 956.326.2230 and press 3 to speak with a crisis counselor now.

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Student Resources


Explore your symptoms

Its normal to feel confused and question if you do or don't need help. Complete the self-evaluation(s) to see what your symptoms may indicate and learn more about what you may be experiencing.

Faculty & Staff Resources


To refer a student who is experiencing a crisis, displaying odd behavior or engaging in other behaviors that may be perceived as being harmful, please complete the Behavioral Assessment and Intervention (BAIT) Form or contact the University Case Manager at 956.326.2248 in Student Center 226.

Support Student's Mental Health

Support Guides

For many students, mental health is the leading reason they struggle at school or don’t graduate. Below you can find an easy-to-use guides. The faculty guide provides educators with simple, evidence-based ways you can support your students. The interaction guide provides information on the steps that need to be taken when interacting with a distressed student. 

Community Resources

Mental Health Agencies

Supplementary Resources

Contact Us

Office of Student Counseling and Disability Services

5201 University Boulevard, Laredo, TX 78041