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Crisis Information

Getting Help

If you are in crisis or danger and need help immediately, please call 911.

*During Business Hours: (8AM - 5PM, Monday - Friday):
Students in need of urgent psychological assistance should call the counseling center at 512-245-2208.

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.


*There is an on-call counselor during business day hours 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. 

Sexual Assault/Harassment:

Find resources for hotlines, advocacy, reporting, counseling and Title IX.


24 Hour Crisis Hotlines

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Mental Health Crisis Hotlines

Mental Health Crisis Hotlines - Please indicate if you a Texas State Student when calling the hotlines below

Hays County  1-877-466-0660

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

Domestic Violence/Sexual Assualt Hotlines

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

The Trevor Project

http://www.thetrevorproject.org/
Crisis and Suicide Prevention Helpline for LGBTQ Youth                                                           
1-866-4-U-TREVOR  (1-866-488-7386)

Trans Lifeline

http://www.translifeline.org/
This line is primarily for transgender people experiencing a crisis                                                    
1-877-565-8860

ULifeline

http://www.ulifeline.org/
An anonymous confidential online resource center for college students to get information regarding emotional health.                                                    
1-800-273-TALK (1-800-273-8255)