At Howard College, we believe sound mental health to be an integral part of a student’s ability to succeed in college.  As such, we have compiled a list of local and state resources to aid students in need of assistance. If you are looking for personal counseling visit our resources page

988 Suicide & Crisis Lifeline

If you are feeling alone and having thoughts of suicide—whether or not you are in crisis—or know someone who is, don’t remain silent. Talk to someone you can trust through the 988 Suicide & Crisis Lifeline. Call or text 988 or chat the Lifeline.

Big Spring

West Texas Centers 
Howard County MHC
1501 W. 11th Place, Suite 104 
Big Spring, Texas 79720

Phone: (432) 263-0027

Walk-in Intake Clinic Days
Monday to Friday
8:00 AM to 11:00 AM and
1:00 PM to 3:00 PM

Serves: Howard, Glasscock, Martin and Borden Counties.

To access Mental Health Crisis Services, Call:
1-800-375-4357 or


TTY, Text, and VP Hotlines
​for Deaf and Hard-of-Hearing People

Crisis Line for VideoPhone users who use American Sign Language (available 24/7):
321-800-3323 (321-800-DEAF)

National Suicide Prevention Hotline:
To chat online with a counselor (2pm-2am Monday-Friday Eastern Standard Time)

TTY Hotline: 800-799-4889

Crisis text line: text START to 741-741 (free, available 24/7, sometimes have Deaf counselors available)

National Domestic Violence Hotline:

  • E-mail hotline: 
  • TTY: 1-800-787-3224 (24/7 hotline) 
  • VP:  1-855-812-1001  (Monday to Friday 9AM—5PM Pacific Standard Time)

San Angelo

MHMR Services for the Concho Valley 
1501 W. Beauregard 
San Angelo, TX 76901 

Phone: (325) 658-7750
Fax: (325) 658-8381
Crisis: (800) 375-8965 or
(325) 653-5933

Other Mental Health Resources

Tom Green County Sheriff’s Office: 325-655-8111

San Angelo Police Department: 325-481-2696

MHMR Crises Line: 325-653-5933 or 800-375-8965 24 hours a day

Crisis Intervention Unit: 325-658-3921

ASU Helpline at 325-486-6345. Help is available 24/7. 

MHMR Services for the Concho Valley

1501 W. Beauregard Ave.: 325-658-7750

MHMR Respite: 325-658-3961

La Esperanza Health and Dental Centers: 325-658-5339

Local Facilities

Rivercrest Hospital-1636 Hunters Glenn: 325-949-5722

Shannon Behavioral-2018 Pulliam Street: 325-659-7300

Shannon Hospital-120 East Harris Street: 325-653-6741

Community Hospital-3501 Knickerbocker Road: 325-949-9511


West Texas Centers
Dawson County MHC 

211 N. Main Ave 
Lamesa, TX 79331

Phone: (806)-872-3790

Walk-in Intake Clinic Days
Tuesday, Thursday, Friday
8:00 AM to 11:00 AM and
1:00 PM to 3:00 PM

Serves: Dawson County

To access Mental Health Crisis Services, Call:
1-800-375-4357 or