Counseling and Community Resources

Counseling Services & Resources

The University of North Texas Health Science Center offers free counseling to students through the WellConnect Program. UNTHSC students receive six free counseling sessions from preferred providers in their area.  WellConnect is available to all online students as well.

Contact WellConnect:

Phone: 866-640-4777

Website  Code: UNTHSC

Crisis Intervention Contacts

In the event of an emergency or situation that elicits immediate intervention, please contact 911. These contacts play a secondary role to urgent situations and should be contacted only after initial notifications are made.

Listed Alphabetically:

Domestic Violence Against Women and Children – Safe Haven of Tarrant County

Hotline: 1-877-701-SAFE (7233)


John Peter Smith Hospital

Phone: 817-921-3431 (switchboard) or 817-927-1088 (24 hour emergency services)


Mental Health Association of Tarrant County


Mental Health Connection of Tarrant County


Mental Health Mental Retardation (MHMR) of Tarrant County

Phone: 817-569-4300 (main) or 817-335-3022 (crisis line)


One Safe Place

Phone: 817-885-7774


Rape Crisis and Victim Services – The Women’s Center of Tarrant County

Hotline: 817-927-2737 or 817-927-4039


Substance Abuse

Hotline: 866-513-2712

Suicide (National) – National Suicide Prevention Lifeline

Hotline: 800-273-TALK


Suicide North Texas – Suicide and Crisis Center of North Texas

Hotline: 214-828-1000 or 866-672-5100

United Way of Tarrant County



Find a Psychiatrist:

To find a Psychiatrist who is covered under the UNTHSC Student Health Insurance: United Health Care, and one who is located in your area, please follow these instructions:

  1. Go to
  2. In the “Search”box located on the top right, type in: University of North Texas and click “Search”
  3. The search will pull up the link for “Univ. of North Texas System”listed under “Find My School’s Plan.”
  4. Click on “Univ. of North Texas System”  This should pull up the Univ. of North Texas System page.
  5. Click on “United Behavioral Health”under “Search for Provider” on the UNT  System page.
  6. From
    here, you can narrow your search for Psychiatrists by city, zip code,
    and/or clinician name. You can also specify preferences on your doctor’s
    gender, ethnicity, and areas of expertise.

Project Unspoken

Sexual Assault Awareness Video

Self-Help Resources

The brochures listed below are from the National Institute of Mental Health, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services


  • Depression
  • Depression in Women
  • Generalized Anxiety Disorder
  • Mental Health Medications
  • Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder
  • Post-traumatic Stress Disorder
  • Social Phobia
  • Suicide Risk Factors – Help for Bipolar Disorder

Stress Reduction & Relaxation Recordings

Feeling stressed? Take a quick study
break to listen to one of these relaxation recordings. You’ll feel more
at ease and able to focus.

Student Parent Resource Guide

Are you a student with a spouse or children? We have created a resource guide compiling various services at UNTHSC and throughout the community. Find information on childcare, food pantries, clothing assistance, community organizations and more!

Student Parent Resource Guide


This page was last modified on May 3, 2017