Student Health and Wellness

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Rates of anxiety, depression and suicidal ideation on college campuses have never been higher. In the annual Healthy Minds survey, which received responses from 96,000 U.S. students across 133 campuses during the 2021–22 academic year, 44 percent reported symptoms of depression, 37 percent said they experienced anxiety and 15 percent said they have seriously considered suicide—the highest rates in the survey’s 15-year history. However, the survey also showed that students are now getting more help than in the past. Thirty-seven percent of respondents said they have received mental health counseling in the past year, a 7 percent increase from 2020. 


Student Counseling Services offers a wide range of free and confidential personal, psychological, academic, and career services to currently enrolled students at the main campus, as well as in Weslaco, Harlingen, RELLIS, online, and dual enrollment sites. In addition to individual and group counseling, we offer inclusive student-centered programming on topics relating to personal growth and development as well as crisis management and referral. Clinical assessment(s) and/or screening(s) may be administered by counseling services to optimize treatment planning. All counseling sessions are confidential to the full limits provided by the law. There is no set limit or requirement to the number of sessions that one may attend. Consultation services may be provided to the TAMUK community staff and administrators regarding the mental health concerns of students.

Student Counseling Services offers both face-to-face and tele-mental health counseling appointments between the hours of 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. Monday - Friday when the university campus is open.  Tele-mental health is delivered through the HIPAA secure platform ZOOM. Afterhours crisis support can be accessed by calling the University Police Department 361.593.2611.


Services Provided

  • Personal Counseling
  • Group Counseling
  • Emotional Resilency Counseling
  • Academic Success Counseling
  • Drug and Alcohol Abuse Awareness and Counseling
  • Career Counseling
  • Relaxing Moment Room with full-body massage chair
  • Suicide Prevention and Crisis Management
  • Psychiatric Services/Medication Management partnership with Texas A&M Health Science Center Department of Psychiatry
  • Outreach Events and Presentations

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