Counseling and Accessibility Services

 
 
Phone: 432-837-8203
 
Hours: 8-12 and 1-5 (Monday through Friday)
 
Location: Ferguson Hall 112
 
24-Hour National Suicide Prevention Hotline: 800-273-8255
 
The Counseling and Accessibility Office provides a supportive environment that helps facilitate positive change and promote mental health and emotional well-being.
 
The office is staffed with licensed professional counselors who provide confidential services at no cost to Sul Ross students, staff, and faculty.
 
Services include:
 
• Brief, short-term individual and group counseling
 
• Workshops, presentations, and other activities promoting mental health
 
• A comprehensive referral network to off-campus providers
 
• Accommodation letters
 
To make an appointment for counseling or disability accommodations visit this page for more instructions.  You need to complete and return an Electronic Informed Consent Form before we can make an appointment.  To get this form, please download from this link:  
 
For Students: Student 
For Faculty/Staff: Faculty/Staff
 
For more information on accessibility services, visit this page.
 
 
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How to keep coronavirus fears from affecting your mental health
There's enough going on. Don't let your mental health take a beating, too.
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Spending time in nature reduces stress, research findsNew research from an interdisciplinary Cornell team has found that as little as 10 minutes in a natural setting can help college students feel happier and lessen the effects of both physical and mental stress. The research, published Jan. 14 in Frontiers in Psychology, is part of a larger examination of “nature therapy” and aims to provide an easily-achievable dosage that physicians can prescribe as a preventive measure against high levels of stress, anxiety, depression and other mental healthRead in Science Blog: https://apple.news/AAnLblZrvTOOkSIAPheTEBwShared from Apple News

6 natural ways to combat anxiety
These anxiety-fighting techniques may seem simple, but they can help keep that creeping sense of panic at bay.
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Here's How Anxiety Works (And How to Beat It) | Power of Positivity
Anxiety is both a neurological and psychological disorder. Furthermore, it is a pervasive condition. Per the Anxiety and Depression Association of America (ADAA), around 40 million adults in the U.S. suffer from a clinical anxiety disorder. Despite the proliferating numbers, just 37 percent of those with an anxiety disorder seek treatment; despite it being an “extremely treatable” condition. In this article, we’re going to focus on how anxiety works; specifically, the brain correlates of anxiety
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Keeping a plant on your desk can reduce workplace stress, study says
Gazing at a plant for a few minutes may help you push through a hard day in the office.
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