mental Health resources 

Counseling and mental health center

General information

CMHC, Counseling and Mental Health Center, is an on-campus resource designed to assist the diversity of students in a range of services that promote general well-being along with the emphasis of prevention, outreach, and psychiatric care.

Hours: Monday through Friday, 8:00am-5:00pm

Hours available for appointment: Monday through Friday, 8:00am-12:00pm, 1:00pm-4:00pm

Phone: 512-471-3515

Location: Student Services Building (SSB), 5th floor

Helpful Links

Main Directory, Crisis Conversations Directory, Common Questions, Find the Service for You


24/7 CMHC Crisis Hotline: This crisis line allows students to discuss urgent issues with trained counselors. A counselor is available at all hours and every day of the year. 512-471-CALL (2255) 

CMHC Groups and Classes: The Counseling and Mental Health Center offers group counseling sessions that address a variety of sessions. The groups address a variety of categories including identity-based issues, violence prevention, substance use, mindfulness, and anxiety, amongst others. All groups are free and confidential.

CMHC Short Term Individual Counseling: The Counseling and Mental Health Center offers individual counseling on a limited basis to address issues that are specific to you. These appointments are available Monday through Friday from 8am to 12pm and 1pm to 4pm.

Thrive at UT: Thrive is a free app offered by CMHC to enhance the well being of student on UT Austin campus. Features on this app include quotes, videos, light reading, and interactive activities.

Alcohol and Drug Initial Consultations: Students can make an appointment to meet with a professional and address concerns about their own or someone else’s substance abuse.

Mindful Eating Program: The mindful eating program consists of 3 different appointments to provide guidance for students with eating disorder concerns.

MindBody Lab: This lab is an area where students can explore stress coping tools and mechanism. It is located in the CMHC on the 5th floor of the SSB.

Integrated Health Program: This program is a collaboration between UHS and CMHC that aims to connect students with outside mental health providers from the Austin Area.

Counselors in Academic Residence Program: CARE is a college specific counseling program designed to address college and major related struggles that students face.