Navarro College offers confidential counseling services for students, faculty and staff. Our licensed counselor is available by appointment and walk in at all our campuses on a varying schedule. Emergency appointments can typically be scheduled to be seen the same day on any campus. Counseling services are brief, solution-focused intervention strategies to aide in new skills acquisition, as well as symptom and problem resolution.
Counseling is available for individual concerns including but not limited to: relationships and family issues, relational issues (peer, work, family, lifestyle conflicts, etc.), self-esteem, coping strategies, stress management, relaxation strategies, organization, conflict resolution and mediation, and work-life balance, school-life balance. Mental health support and intervention counseling is available to address areas such as: anxiety, panic attacks, depression, attention issues, bipolar, etc. as well as drug and alcohol education and support. Counseling services can also assist with referral to outside services for on-going counseling, medication management and psychological evaluation
Our licensed counselor offers workshops and trainings to faculty, staff and students on a variety of topics such as responding to student's needs, mandated reporting, compassion fatigue, effective communication, etc. Workshops are skill-building, educationally focused as well as informational and may also be tailored to your needs. Trainings and workshops may be requested for faculty, staff and students as well.
You aren’t alone. No matter who you are or what problems you are struggling with, hurting yourself isn’t the answer. We want to help you find hope.
The following signs may mean someone is at risk for suicide. The risk of suicide is greater if a behavior is new or has increased and if it seems related to a painful event, loss, or change. If you or someone you know exhibits any of these signs, seek help as soon as possible by calling the Lifeline at 1.800.talk (8255).
If someone you know is exhibiting any of the warning signs listed above, here are some things you can do to help.
ON-CAMPUS COUNSELING SERVICES
2nd floor in the Gooch One Stop Student BuildingMexia: 254.562.3848 Midlothian: 972.775.7200 Waxahachie: 972.937.7612
OFF-CAMPUS MENTAL HEALTH SERVICES:
Texas Health 8200 Walnut Hill Lane Dallas, TX 75231
Intake Tel 1 682.236.6023
Intake Tel 2:214.345.7355
Parkview Regional Hospital 600 South Bonham Street Mexia, TX 76667
Intake Tel 2:254.562.5332
Andrews Center Behavioral Healthcare South Highway 19 and FM 1615 Athens, TX 75751
Intake Tel 2:903.675.8541
National Suicide Prevention Lifeline: 1.800.273.TALK (8255) or TTY: 1-800-799-4TTY (4889) A free, 24-hour hotline, with a person available to anyone in suicidal crisis or emotional distress. Confidential online chat is also available at www.suicidepreventionlifeline.org.
Red Nacional de Prevencion del Suicidio 1.888.628.9454
Veterans Suicide Prevention Hotline 1.800.273.TALK (8255) and press 1
Lesbian Gay Bisexual Transgender or Questioning Youth (LGBTQ) call The Trevor Hotline toll-free at 1.888.628.9454
Texas Local Mental Health Authority (LMHA) Crisis Hotlines – These centers operate or contract with a hotline provider for persons in crisis. You may view an alphabetical list of LMHAs and their crisis numbers on our LMHA Crisis Hotline page or you may search for the crisis hotline number by county, city, or ZIP code on our mental health services search page.
Please use this form if you are a student, faculty, or staff member in need of counseling services. This form is confidential and visible to the Licensed Counselor.
Please use this form to refer a student, faculty, or staff member for counseling services. This form is confidential and visible to the Licensed Counselor.