Program of Assistance for Students | Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center
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The TTUHSC Program of Assistance for Students (PAS)

PAS is a resource for students of the Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center. We aim to promote health and wellness in your personal and your academic life.

Counseling is available for a variety of issues:

  • Depression
  • Excessive stress or anxiety
  • Healing from trauma
  • Family and relationship problems
  • Grief and loss
  • Alcohol and drug abuse

TTUHSC provides each student with up to eight free, confidential counseling sessions per fiscal year (September – August).  Telehealth is available for all active TTUHSC students in Texas. Students that prefer in person visits can use Campus Locations to find a PAS provider in your location. Click here for a printable brochure.

Use this Anonymous Mental Health Screening to learn about your mental health and if you are showing symptoms of a mental illness.

Request an Appointment

We're here to help. Please call or submit the form below to request an appointment. Upon submission of the online form, you will receive a call back to confirm appointment date and time. Also, please feel free to call with any questions.

Phone: 806.743.1327 or 800.327.0328

Request An Appointment

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Student Resources

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Mental Health Resources

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National Suicide Prevention Lifeline Call or text 988

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.
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Texas Suicide Prevention Collaborative

The Texas Suicide Prevention Collaborative (TxSPC) is a nonprofit organization dedicated to supporting Texas communities in their efforts to build suicide prevention capacity. We do this by promoting the use of evidence-based best practices that encourage the public health approach to suicide prevention. To view more available crisis lines click here.