During Business Hours (8AM - 5PM, Monday - Friday):
Students in need of urgent psychological assistance should call the counseling center at 512-245-2208.
There is an on-call counselor who can respond to students in crisis, as well as consult with concerned friends, family, staff, and faculty. Examples include concerns about risk of hurting self or others, a recent traumatic event (including physical or sexual assault), or a level of distress that is impairing daily functioning.
Counselors are also available upon request to speak with students, faculty and/or staff following a traumatic event such as the death of a student, team mate, class mate, or other member of the Texas State University community.
After Business Hours:
Students in need of urgent psychological assistance should call the Avail Crisis Hotline (Toll Free) at 1-877-466-0660. Please inform them that you are a Texas State University student.
Students may also contact the Police by calling 911.
Find resources for hotlines, advocacy, reporting, counseling and Title IX.
Hays County 1-877-466-0660 Please indicate if you are a Texas State student when calling.
National Suicide Prevention Lifeline 1-800-273-8255
Crisis Text Line Text START to 741-741
Travis County - Austin Travis County Integral Care 1-844-398-8252 or 512-472-4357
Williamson County 1-800-841-1255
Hays/Caldwell Women's Center / Rape Crisis Hotline 1-800-700-4292
Safe Place - Austin / Travis County 512-267-7233
Hope Alliance - Round Rock / Williamson County 1-800-460-7233
Trevor Project Crisis and Suicide Prevention Helpline for Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, and Questioning Youth
The Trans Lifeline is primarily for transgender people experiencing a crisis.