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About The Counseling and Mental Health Center

Business Hours:
Monday thru Friday, 8:00am - 5:00pm
Appointment-Scheduling hours are Monday through Friday, 8:00am-12:00pm & 1:00pm-4:00pm

Phone: (512) 471-3515 - Student Services Building 5th Floor
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Statement on Diversity

Mission and Values

Services and Programs

Groups and Classes
For many issues that college students face, group counseling is the best treatment choice. Group counseling provides students with the unique opportunity of utilizing peer interaction to work toward their goals.


Short-Term Individual Counseling
Short-term individual counseling is basically a collaborative effort between you and your counselor. Our goal is to provide an open, supportive, and confidential environment for you to address the issues that are concerning you.


Thrive at UT
Thrive is a free iPhone app designed to enhance UT Austin student well-being and help better manage the ups and downs of campus life. Students will find short videos of actual UT Austin students sharing their own stories as well as interactive activities designed to help them apply these concepts to their own unique experience.


24/7 CMHC Crisis Line
CMHC Crisis Line is a confidential service of CMHC that offers an opportunity for UT-Austin students to talk with trained counselors about urgent concerns. A counselor is available every day of the year, including holidays.


Online Anonymous Self-Assessment
This tool screens for thirteen of the most common mental health conditions that college students face.


Alcohol & Other Drug Initial Consultations
Students can confidentially speak with a licensed professional counselor about their own or someone else's use of alcohol, tobacco, and other drugs.


Mindful Eating Program
Our Mindful Eating Program is for students dealing with food, weight, or body image concerns.


MindBody Lab
The MindBody Lab is a self-paced environment located in the Counseling and Mental Health Center on the 5th floor of the Student Services Building designed to help students explore interactive tools to help cope with stress.


Integrated Health Program
The Integrated Health Program is a collaboration between University Health Services and the Counseling and Mental Health Center at The University of Texas at Austin. This program brings mental health providers to University Health Services, creating a holistic team approach in the treatment of UHS patients.


Counselors in Academic Residence Program (CARE)
CARE counselors are located within the colleges they serve. They are licensed mental health professionals and work with students who have been referred by faculty and staff. CARE's primary mission is to provide access to mental health support for students who are struggling emotionally and/or academically.


Prevention and Outreach
Prevention and Outreach: CMHC's Prevention and Outreach services empower students to take care of themselves and each other in order to foster a thriving academic community at UT Austin. Our programs raise awareness, reduce stigma about mental health concerns, address barriers to academic excellence in order to promote wellness.

Mission:

CMHC is committed to serving UT's diverse campus community by providing counseling, psychiatric, consultation, and prevention services that facilitate students' academic and life goals and enhance their personal growth and well-being.

Values:

  • Safety:
    Promoting the physical and emotional well-being of UT students and the campus community; providing an open and accepting environment in which students can explore their concerns.
  • Respect:
    Fostering a culture of inclusiveness that honors the differences among individuals.
  • Compassion:
    Experiencing genuine care and concern for the unique struggles faced by students.
  • Learning:
    Encouraging the development of awareness, knowledge, and skills as a lifelong process.
  • Empowerment:
    Offering students information, context, and support to enable them to optimally navigate their life circumstances.
  • Excellence:
    Upholding the highest professional and ethical standards and providing national leadership in the field of mental health in higher education.
  • Community:
    Promoting meaningful connection and collaboration, and continually striving to engage honestly and authentically in relationships.

The University of Texas at Austin Division of Student Affairs Mission and Vision



We're here for you.    We recognize that many UT students are being impacted by historical and recent events. The CMHC holds firm to the university‚Äôs values and commitment to diversity and inclusion. Our staff are here to help students navigate through these times. Click here to learn about our resources.



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