University of Houston-Victoria

Counseling Center

Student Resources

University West Building, Room 132

Online resources as well as local community resources.

Web Resources

    The Jed Foundation is the leading nonprofit organization working to reduce the rate of suicide and the prevalence of emotional distress among college students
    From its inception in 1979, NAMI has been dedicated to improving the lives of individuals and families affected by mental illness.
    Information and support for those who have or have had serious depression, anxiety, or related disorders and worked through it fully and/or sufficiently.
    Creating opportunities today for the leaders of tomorrow through the promotion of minorities’ full participation in the nation’s education and research agenda.
    The Association for Women in Science is dedicated to achieving equality and full participation for women in science, technology, engineering and mathematics.
    NEFESH-International is an interdisciplinary organization of Orthodox Jewish mental health professionals providing leadership and interdisciplinary education in the field of personal, family, and community mental health.
    The Narramore Christian Foundation, is a non-profit Christian organization serving people throughout the world. It is dedicated to the prevention and solution of human problems through literature, radio, the world-wide web, training seminars and counseling.
  • 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.
  • Strength of Us
    StrengthofUs is an online community designed to empower young adults through resource sharing and peer support and to build connections for those navigating the unique challenges and opportunities in the transition-age years
  • Black Excel
    Primarily focused on helping African Americans with college admission, but has other resources and articles.
    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.
  • 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