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Crisis Response

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.

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.

Sexual Assault/Harassment:

Counseling for students

Reporting for faculty, staff and students according to Title IX

24 Hour Crisis Hotlines

Mental Health Crisis Hotlines- Please indicate if you are a Texas State student when calling.

Hays County and Texas State University

Travis County - Austin Travis County Integral Care
1-844-398-8252 or 512-472-4357

Williamson County

Domestic Violence / Sexual Assault Hotlines

Hays/Caldwell Women's Center / Rape Crisis Hotline

Safe Place - Austin / Travis County

Hope Alliance - Round Rock / Williamson County

The Trevor Helpline

Crisis and Suicide Prevention Helpline for Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, and Questioning Youth
1-866-4-U-TREVOR  (1-866-488-7386)

Trans Lifeline

This line is primarily for transgender people experiencing a crisis.