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Assisting Students of TTUHSC

The TTUHSC Program of Assistance for Students (PAS) is a resource to promote health and wellness in your personal and academic life. PAS counselors are trained in addressing all types of problems, including:

  • Family and relationship problems
  • Depression
  • Excessive stress 
  • Anxiety
  • Substance abuse
  • Other problems  

Medical School Students

TTUHSC provides up to eight (8) free counseling sessions per student per fiscal year (Sept. 1 - Aug. 31). Any TTUHSC student can receive assistance at no cost. Counseling services consist of assessment, brief therapy, and follow-up. If it is determined that a person needs  long-term therapy, or other psychiatric or psychological services, a referral will be made to the appropriate professional. 

See Contact Information to access counseling services in  your area.

Distance/Online Students in TexasSmiling computer

Telehealth counseling is now available through The Counseling Center at TTUHSC. To be eligible for tele-visits, you must be an active TTUHSC student located in Texas.  

To schedule please call 806-743-1327 or 1-800-327-0328.

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If you are in crisis and one of the following applies to you:

  • You feel you are in immediate danger of harming yourself.
  • You feel you are in immediate danger of harming someone else.
  • You have recently been assaulted or had a traumatic experience.

Please do one of the following:

  • Call 911 – you will be connected with the police who can help you get emergency services.
  • Call the Starcare Crisis Team (806-740-1414).
  • Go to your local emergency room.

Your real influence is measured by your treatment of yourself. 

-A. Bronson Alcott