University Counseling Center

Resources/Services for Parents of UHV Scholars


Unversity West Building, Room 132
361-570-4135

The following resources are intended to help parents of UHV scholars better understand the University Counseling Center and ways to support your student.

  • jedfoundation.org/parents
    The Jed Foundation offers programs and resources that will help you learn more about your child’s emotional health and what you can do to support them if they are struggling.
  • Parent Guide
    The University Counseling Center's FAQ for parents of UHV students.
  • The Transition Year
    The Transition Year is an online resource center to help parents and students focus on emotional health before, during and after the college transition.
  • namivictoria.org
    NAMI Victoria is dedicated to education and support directly to those affected-persons with serious mental illness (referred to as consumers), their families, and their community. Our education classes, informational pamphlets, support groups, and all other material and services are available to everyone free of charge.
  • Best Practices Registry (BPR) For Suicide Prevention
    The Suicide Prevention Resource Center (SPRC) provides prevention support, training, and resources to assist organizations and individuals to develop suicide prevention programs, interventions and policies, and to advance the National Strategy for Suicide Prevention. 
  • MTV Half of Us Campaign
    Through Half of Us, mtvU and The Jed Foundation want to initiate a public dialogue to raise awareness about the prevalence of mental health issues and connect students to the appropriate resources to get help. In planning for the campaign, mtvU conducted extensive research on how stress and depression are affecting young people nationwide. 
  • Black Excel
    Primarily focused on helping African Americans with college admission, but has other resources and articles.
  • NAACP
    Has a youth and college division with information.
  • Latinos in College
    Resources, forums and opportunities.
  • LD Online
    Articles and resources abut learning disabilities; has a college Section.
  • College Confidential
    Articles and discussion forums around all college related topics.
  • crpsib.com/whatissi.asp
    This project is intended to generate new research and insight into self-injury as well as to translate the growing body of knowledge about self-injury into resources and tools useful for those seeking to better understand and treat it.
  • National Sexual Violence Resource Center
    The SART listserv promotes ongoing dialogue and information sharing among community and professional organizations/agencies that respond to sexual violence.

Community Resources of Interest

  • Mid Coast Family Services info@midcoastfamily.org 361-575-7842 or Toll Free 888-575-7842
  • DOMESTIC VIOLENCE HOTLINE: 361-575-7842 or Toll Free 800-870-0368