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Difficult situations can get in the way of academic success. Trained and licensed staff provide free, short-term, personal counseling to currently enrolled students. The Counselors are available to listen to your concerns including anxiety, depression, loss of a relationship and other mental health related issues.
Looking for information on academic advisors? Visit the Academic Advising page.
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Counselors Services staff will also refer students to community resources according to their individualized needs. Here are some important resources to consider if you need information or assistance.
The Center for Health Care Services offers mental health services, crisis care, services for veterans, treatment for substance use disorders, services for those with intellectual and developmental disabilities and much more. The 24-hour Crisis & Substance Abuse Helpline is 210-223-SAFE (7233) or 1-800-316-9241. For routine (non-emergency) assistance, call 210-261-1250 (Adults) and 210-261-3350 (Children).
The United Way provides referrals to agencies and services near you. Just dial 2-1-1 or 210-227-4357.
Community Resource Guide also provides a list of resources including child care, medical care, crisis care, and food and housing assistance.
Are you or someone you know a Dreamer? Stay informed and empowered with these resources about the changes to DACA.
Currently enrolled students can attend three counseling sessions per issue. If you are taking a class at SPC, then you are eligible.
Consultation services are available to faculty and staff who are concerned about a student. Benefits-eligible Alamo employees can seek free and confidential counseling through the Employee Assistance Program (https://www.deeroaks.com/contact/) by calling the 24-hour helpline at 1-866-327-2400.
Students use counseling services for many different reasons. Here are some of the topics that have been discussed in previous sessions.
- Anxiety and panic attacks
- Depression or mood swings
- Dating or relationship issues/conflict resolution
- Past or ongoing traumatic experiences
- Academic performance/career exploration
- School/work/life balance
- Stress management
- Gaining self-awareness
It’s free to currently enrolled students.
- Call 210-486-2333
- Email one or both of the counselors
- Come by during business hours
Please arrive 15-30 minutes early before your first appointment to complete some forms. You will meet with a Master-degreed counselor for about 60 minutes. Towards the end of the session, you and the counselor will discuss your next steps.