Counseling Services

Contact InformationHours
Lakeside Resource Center, El Paso Hall E082
Phone: 972-238-3771
Mon – Thurs, 8:00 a.m.-7:00 p.m.
Friday, 8:00 a.m.-5:00 p.m.
Call or walk in for appointment
Crisis Situations

Off Campus: The Counseling staff does NOT provide 24-hour coverage. If you are experiencing an actual mental health emergency and need immediate assistance call:

  1. 911, state you are having a mental health crisis
  2. ADAPT Community Solutions Crisis Line
  3. (214) 828-1000 Suicide and Crisis Hotline

On Campus during operational hours:

  1. Go to the Lakeside Resource Center in E082 El Paso Hallway (972-238-3771) and the receptionist will connect you with a counselor or go to the Health Center in T-110 (972-238-6135).
  2. Speak to a Richland College employee and ask them to contact a personal counselor.
  3. Use the emergency call boxes located in each hallway to call College Police and ask them to CALL a personal counselor.
Counseling by Appointment

Richland counselors are available to help current students with personal, career and academic concerns that affect academic success and quality of life. Counselors provide short-term, solution focused personal counseling and make referrals, when needed, for such concerns as:

  • Adjustment Issues
  • Relationship and Family Concerns
  • Death or Loss
  • Drug and Alcohol Abuse
  • Depression and Anxiety
  • Conflicted Life Choices
  • Anger Management
  • Stress/Time Management
  • Test Anxiety – Educational Concerns
  • Community Referrals When Needed