Being a student, especially a student journalist, can be stressful. If you are feeling overwhelmed, are experiencing a crisis, or just need someone to talk to, there are options available for support. To view a comprehensive list of resources available on campus, visit Moody’s student resources webpage here.
For immediate support:
- Visit or call the Counseling and Mental Health Center (CMHC)
Mon-Fri 8 a.m. – 5 p.m., SSB 5th floor, 512-471-3515
- CMHC Crisis Line: 24/7, 512-471-2255
- DMC 1.206, 512-471-7642 (Please leave a message if she is unavailable)
- The CARE program is made up of licensed mental health professionals who provide support to students struggling emotionally and/or academically.
FREE Services at CMHC:
- Brief assessments and referral services
- Mental health & wellness articles: cmhc.utexas.edu/commonconcerns.html
- MindBody Labs: cmhc.utexas.edu/mindbodylab
- Classes, workshops & groups: cmhc.utexas.edu/groups
Submit a Title IX Report (Report Sexual Harassment or Sexual Misconduct)
Campus Climate Incident Online Report Form (Report a Bias Incident)
Public Incident Report (Report a Student Org or Hazing Incident)
- The Wellness Network is a campus-wide coalition committed to assessing and addressing the health and wellness needs of students, faculty, and staff at the university.
- BeVOCAL is a university-wide initiative to promote the idea that individual Longhorns have the power to prevent high-risk behavior and harm. Their hope is that the reinforcement of bystander intervention through numerous partners will increase the odds that UT faculty, staff, and students will intervene to prevent harm and will create a culture of caring for one another’s well-being.
- VAV offers comprehensive violence prevention and response programs, addressing issues of interpersonal violence, such as sexual violence, dating violence, and stalking. VAV aims to provide the campus with tools to identify and interrupt interpersonal violence, support survivors, and build a campus that values and promotes healthy relationships and consent.
Behavior Concerns and COVID-19 Advice Line (BCCAL): 512-232-5050
- BCCAL provides advice and support about the behavior of someone connected to UT Austin. Their staff discusses options and strategies, provides referrals, and intervenes as needed.
Student Emergency Services (includes food pantry and career closet)
- Through individualized consultation, Student Emergency Services in the Office of the Dean of Students provides assistance, intervention, and referrals to support students navigating challenging or unexpected issues that impact their well-being and academic success. Programs include the UT Outpost food pantry and career closest and Interpersonal Violence Peer Support.