Counseling and Psychological Services
January 30, 2015


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Counseling and Psychological Services

Counseling and Psychological Services helps students with their personal concerns so they can meet the daily challenges of student life. Staffed by licensed mental health professionals, CaPS is open 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m., Monday through Friday, except on designated holidays. CaPS provides mental health and substance abuse services at no cost to currently enrolled students. Contact with Counseling and Psychological Services is confidential and is not part of your academic record. CaPS operates within professional ethical guidelines and both federal and state laws that protect the privacy of your mental health records and assure quality of services.

Our office is located on the 1st floor of the University Center across from the cafeteria.
Office: 956-665-2574 Fax: 665-7410
counseling@utpa.edu *Please note that e-mail cannot be guaranteed to be a confidential means of communication. **E-mail is not to be used if this is an emergency or you are in crisis.

Counseling and Psychological Services, UC 109
1201 West University Drive
Edinburg, Texas 78539-2999

If you are in crisis, and this is after hours, please call the National Suicide Prevention Lifeline

1-800-273-TALK (8255), or 911, or Tropical Texas Center for MHMR at 1-877-289-7199 (open 24 hrs)

For additional information on counseling and other available resources, or to take a mental health screening, log into UTPA's site on ULifeline.org, an online resource center for college student mental health and emotional well-being.

SPRC - Suicide Prevention Resource Center

1201 W. University Drive Edinburg, TX 78539-2999
956/665-UTPA  1-866-441-UTPA
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