University of Houston-Victoria

Counseling Center

Resources/Services for Parents of UHV Scholars

University West Building, Room 132

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

    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.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • Cornell Research Program on Self-Injurious Behavior
    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 NSVRC 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 (361)575-7842 or Toll Free (888)575-7842
  • DOMESTIC VIOLENCE HOTLINE: (361)575-7842 or Toll Free (800)870-0368