Help is Here


By Laura Nelson

The Community Counseling Clinic, a part of the Counseling Program at Sul Ross State Univ. Rio Grande College, provides accessible, convenient, no-cost counseling services to individuals of all ages.

The COVID-19 pandemic crisis affects the emotional wellbeing of everyone. Anger, powerlessness, and resentment are common reactions to the loss of routine; some feel anxious or helpless as they worry about their health and safety as well as that of loved ones; others experience loneliness, sadness, and depression as they practice physical distancing. You are not alone. We are here to listen and provide confidential support.

The Clinic currently provides all services via online and digital technologies per administrative directives and governmental mandates due to the COVID-19 pandemic. Online counseling is an innovative approach for delivering comprehensive and compassionate counseling during these uncertain times. You can access counseling services using any internet-connected device from your home.

To request counseling services, register online at At this time, a counselor will see clients within three days of receiving a request for services. If you would like more information, please call 210.294.9472 or email If you are experiencing a mental health emergency, call 911.