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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 www.thetrevorproject.org866-488-7386
    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 FormPlease 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

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Mental Health Screening Tools

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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
      281-824-1480
    • Brazosport Community Health Center
      905 N. Gulf Blvd.
      Freeport, TX  77541
      979-239-1633
      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
    979-849-7751
    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

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Wellness

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