Mental Health Services at Galveston College
Advisors are available to students on a walk-in basis.
Mental health is a crucial aspect of overall wellness, and we are committed to providing support and resources to help students thrive academically, personally, and emotionally. Whether you're facing stress, anxiety, depression, or other mental health challenges, our Counseling and Advising office is here to assist you. Explore the services and resources available to you, and know that you're not alone on your journey to wellness.
If you are in immediate crisis, please contact the 24-Hour Crisis Hotline: 1-866-729-3848
If you are a victim of domestic violence or sexual abuse, confidential short-term counseling is available to Galveston College students. Our Counseling and Advising office can connect you with a licensed mental health counselor specialized in supporting survivors.
Contact us for assistance in accessing this vital resource.
Services Available in Galveston:
Opening Doors - Breaking the Cycle
1204 45th Street
Galveston, TX 77550
24-Hour Hotline: 888-919-SAFE (7233)
Residential Services - Emergency Shelter
Sexual Assault Services
Galveston Island Community Service Center
4700 Broadway, Suite F103
Galveston, TX 77551
Mainland Community Service Center
7510 FM 1765
Texas City, TX 77591
24- Hour Crisis Hotline: 1-866-729-3848
Mental Health Services
Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities Services
Substance Abuse Services
Outreach, Educational and Disaster Recovery
Off-Campus Support Services:
ULifeline - An online resource for college mental health. This is free and confidential support with a trained counselor 24/7.
Call 800-273-TALK(8255) or Text HOME to 741-741
NAMI - National Alliance on Mental Illness is available M-F 10AM-10PM.
Call 800-950-NAMI (6264) or Text 62640
National Suicide Prevention Hotline - The Lifeline provides 24/7, free and confidential support for people in distress, prevention and crisis resources for you or your loved ones, and best practices for professionals in the United States.
The Trevor Project - LGBTQ suicide prevention and crisis support. Connect to a crisis counselor 24/7, 365 days a year, from anywhere in the U.S. It is 100% confidential, and 100% free.
Text START to 678-678
Click here to chat
Live Another Day - Live Another Day believes in equal access to life-saving mental health and substance use resources. This website provides extensive information on the best resources available.
Lexington Addiction Center - 28 mental health and substance use resources for Asian American college students.
Tulip Hill Recovery - Extensive resources for Latinx college students and their allies.
Start Your Recovery - A single source of relatable, reliable information at any stage of their recovery journey.
Summit Wellness Group - Written and curated by Black women, this guide features over 60 resources for BIPOC folks.
Alcoholics Anonymous - Texas - A state-wide recovery resource devoted to supporting the men and women of Texas. AA Texas helps individuals struggling with alcoholism find the help they need on a local basis. Discover Texas Alcoholics Anonymous meetings per county or city, and take the next step to overcome alcohol addiction.
Southeast Detox - A guide to help Black women rise and thrive.
Anxiety and Depression Association of America - Free, safe, supportive spaces for connecting with others experiencing similar mental health disorders.
Depression and Bipolar Support Alliance - DBSA online support groups give people living with depression and bipolar disorder
a safe, welcoming place to share experiences, discuss coping skills, and offer each
Support Groups Central - Online peer support groups, one-to-one coaching, and private chatrooms where you can find meetings and conversations that can help you on your journey.
Addiction Support - Addiction treatment is different for each individual and can be customized based on each person's unique needs and situations. Providing free addiction resources to those in need.
rehabs.org - A free addiction resource to help those suffering with addiction.