In Crisis? View Immediate Support Options
If there is an emergency on campus, call the Dallas College Police Department at 972-860-4290.
If this is an emergency off campus, call 911 or go to the nearest emergency room.
If you or someone you know would like to speak by phone or text with a trained urgent care professional, there are nationwide services available:
- Text HOME to the
Crisis Text Line at 741741 to communicate with a trained crisis counselor from anywhere in the United States at any time about any type of crisis.
- Students of color can text STEVE to the Crisis Text Line at 741741 to speak with an urgent care counselor dedicated to supporting the mental health and emotional wellbeing of students of color.
- Call the
National Suicide Prevention Lifeline at 1-800-273-8255.
If you are feeling anxiety or stress related to the coronavirus, there are resources and services to help you manage your concerns. Recommendations for managing stress related to the coronavirus can be found at the
National Institute of Mental Health.
Whatever you are going through right now, we want to help. Choose from the three options below to get help now.
Contact Counseling Services
Available on Weekdays and Weeknights
Dallas College provides one convenient number for you to call to have a variety of questions answered. Call the Student Success Call Center at 972-669-6400 to reach Counseling Services.
Counselors are available to answer the line Monday through Friday until 10 p.m.
You can get support right now from a volunteer active listener and chat about what you’re going through. We care and have your back with 24/7 support.
About 7 Cups:
7 Cups Peer-to-Peer Support is a community that provides a compassionate place to discuss many issues, like depression, anxiety, relationships, LGBTQ+ and more. When you visit 7 Cups, you can find support and friendships in chat rooms and forums, and you can talk to a trained listener who will validate your concerns in a caring and safe space.
Instructions to sign into 7 Cups
Learn on Your Own
Help yourself by learning on your own with a variety of self-help modules and tools. Visit our
Mental Health Online and Community Resources page for a full list of tools, including TAO.