CTS Coronavirus Updates

If you are feeling anxiety or stress related to the coronavirus, there are resources and services to help you manage your concerns:

https://ntbha.org/resources/othercommunityresources/
https://Tao.unt.edu
www.Betterhelp.com
www.Talkspace.com
https://afsp.org/taking-care-of-your-mental-health-in-the-face-of-uncertainty/
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
World Health Organization

  • People can call the Statewide COVID-19 Mental Health Support Line 24 hours a day, 7 days a week toll-free at 833-986-1919. Texans can dial 2-1-1 (option 6) for information on COVID-19 and local community resources on health care, utilities, food, housing and more.

Please be aware of the following:

  • Counseling & Testing is open from 8am to 5pm. 

  • If you have a scheduled appointment, you will be receiving an email with information about how to proceed with services.

  • We are currently offering Telemental Health Appointments via Therapy Assistance Online (TAO) and limited services in person. Please contact our front desk by calling 940-565-2741 (press 2) or (press 9) to leave a voicemail. Email us at counselingandtestingservices@unt.edu using #Secure in the subject line to schedule an appointment.

  • The front desk will return the call via a private phone number. Make sure your phone is not blocking private calls. 

  • If you are experiencing a mental health crisis including but not limited to:

    • I have a current plan to attempt suicide.

    • I have taken recent steps to end my life.

    • I have a current plan to physically harm someone else.

    • I have recently been physically or sexually assaulted.

    • I am experiencing audio and/or visual hallucinations.

    • I have recently been discharged from a psychiatric hospital and need aftercare resources.

    • I was mandated by the Dean of Students.

  • Please contact us at 940-565-2741 and press #1 to be connected to a live counselor for an assessment.

    In the event of a life-threatening emergency, dial 911.

    You may also call Denton County MHMR Crisis line 1-800-762-0157 (24 hours per day) or the National Suicide Prevention Hotline at 1-800-273-8255 (24 hours per day) and a live chat is available at http://www.suicidepreventionlifeline.org

  • Texas Health and Human Services have launched a 24/7 statewide mental health support line to help Texans experiencing anxiety, stress or emotional challenges due to the COVID-19 pandemic. Learn more: https://hhs.texas.gov/about-hhs/communications-events/news/2020/03/hhs-launches-statewide-covid-19-mental-health-support-line

  • Workshops and groups will be held via TAO. For those signed up for closed groups, you will be contacted by your group leader concerning scheduling. Information on accessing workshops via TAO will be posted soon.

  • The schedule for workshops and group is updated. Please refer to the link below for the most updated schedule.           

  •   https://studentaffairs.unt.edu/counseling-and-testing-services/services/group-counseling-and-workshops

  • If you are interested in joining us for any of the workshops listed below please email us at counselingandtestingservices@unt.edu using your UNT email and we will send you a workshop link.