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Contact the Counseling Center

Counseling Center

  • Richland College
  • El Paso Hall, E-082 (Inside Lakeside Resource Center)
  • 972-238-3771

  • Office Hours:

    • Monday-Thursday, 8 a.m.-7 p.m.;
    • Friday, 8 a.m.-5 p.m.
  • Walk-In Hours:

    • Monday-Friday, 10 a.m.-2 p.m.
    • (Be sure to arrive about 30 minutes before closing time to allow for enough time to speak with a counselor.)

Off-Campus Mental Health Emergencies:

The Counseling staff does NOT provide 24-hour coverage. If you are experiencing an actual mental health emergency and need immediate assistance call:

  1. 911, state you are having a mental health crisis
  2. ADAPT Community Solutions Crisis Line 1-866-260-8000
  3. (214) 828-1000 Suicide and Crisis Hotline

On Campus (during operational hours) Mental Health Emergencies:

  1. Go to the Lakeside Resource Center in El Paso Hall, E-082 (972-238-3771) and the receptionist will connect you with a counselor or go to the Health Center in Thunderduck Hall, T-110 (972-238-6135).
  2. Speak to a Richland College employee and ask them to contact a personal counselor.
  3. Use the emergency call boxes located in each hallway to call College Police and ask them to CALL a personal counselor.