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Mental Health

Student Resources

Counseling and Psychological Services (CAPS)

UH Counseling and Psychological Services offers crisis support by phone 24/7 at 713-743-5454. CAPS is also available to also assist if you are concerned about a fellow student who may be struggling or in crisis. From more traditional individual and couples counseling to workshops, group therapy, and single-session therapy, CAPS offers a dynamic array of services to students.

Togetherall: Peer Support Mental Health Chat

Togetherall is a diverse and safe online community – a place where students can feel safe to share their feelings, support each other, and start to feel better. The platform expands the role and reach of peer support to populations large and small. Students benefit from this online peer-to-peer community by receiving and providing support 24/7. 

Welltrack Boost: Interactive Self-Help Therapy

Welltrack Boost is a self-guided web application or mobile app that help individuals assess, understand, and work on their own behavioral health and wellness. 

“Let’s Talk”

The “Let’s Talk” program provides daily, easy access to informal confidential consultations with CAPS therapists. Consultations are free of charge, and no appointment or paperwork is needed. Let’s Talk is offered multiple times per week.

Grief Support

Grief Support Groups are available for students who want to process their emotions in a shared setting with fellow community members. This is a discussion-based support group.

Student Health Center Psychiatry Clinic

Student Health Center Psychiatry Clinic is available to currently enrolled UH students. Call 713-743-5149 during clinic hours.

UH Health Family Care Center

UH Health Family Care Center offers affordable, comprehensive primary care services in one convenient location. Staffed by physicians from the Fertitta Family College of Medicine, the UH Family Care Center offers outpatient mental health services, integrated behavioral health services and psychiatry.

The Harris Center

The Harris Center offers a wide variety of mental health services to Harris County – from inpatient and outpatient treatment to education and counseling. Multiple locations are available in the Houston area and services are cost-effective. The Harris Center does not deny services based on a patient’s inability to pay. You can find the nearest center at:
Southeast Community Service Center
5901 Long Drive
Houston, Texas 77087

A.D. Bruce Religion Center

A.D. Bruce Religion Center offers spiritual support and a variety of programs centered on well-being.

UH Wellness Consultation Service

UH Wellness offers one-on-one consultations for students on a variety of health and wellness issues. Students can talk with a professional to get advice or learn about options, get questions answered or discuss an issue they are dealing with.

Cougars in Recovery

Cougars in Recovery provides students in recovery from addiction a safe and substance-free environment that assists and supports them as they pursue their academic and professional goals, walk the path of recovery and participate in the diverse social opportunities available on campus.

Academic Accommodations

The Justin Dart, Jr. Student Accessibility Center can be contacted for accommodations for temporary physical impairment, a learning disability or psychological disorder.

Excused Absence Policy

Absences will be excused for medical reasons, among others, in accordance with the University of Houston Undergraduate Excused Absence Policy, which applies to all undergraduate courses in all delivery modes.