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Emergency Procedures and Contact Information

During normal business hours walk-in appointments are available at Counseling and Psychological Services to assist students in crisis. Please come to 305 Ransom Hall or call 817-272-3671 to schedule an appointment.

Students may also call to schedule an appointment in CAPS–Psychiatric Services during business hours at 817-272-2771, 817-272-0429. CAPS-Psychiatric Services is located on campus in the Health Center (605 South West Street).

In case of emergencies after office hours, please call the following emergency numbers:

  • MAVS Talk After Hours Crisis Line: 817-272-TALK (8255)
  • UT Arlington Police: 817-272-3003
  • Off Campus: 911
  • National Suicide Prevention Life Line:(24 HOUR HOTLINE) 800-784-2433 (1-800-SUICIDE)


Texas Health Resources/Arlington Memorial Hospital
800 W. Randol Mill Road
Arlington, TX 76012

Medical Center of Arlington
3301 Matlock Road
Arlington, TX 76015
817-467-7486 (metro)

Millwood Psychiatric Hospital
1011 N. Cooper
Arlington, TX 76011
817-261-3121 (24 hour emergency services)


Tarrant County MHMR
3840 Hulen Street, North Tower
Fort, Worth, TX 76107
817-335-3022(ICARE Call Center)

John Peter Smith Hospital
1500 S. Main Street
Fort Worth, TX 76104
817-921-3431 (switchboard)
817-927-1088 (24 hour emergency services)


Texas Suicide & Crisis Hotlines

Dallas Suicide Hotlines
214-828-1000 or 866-672-5100

Dallas County MHMR
214-743-1200 (main)
214-330-7722 (24 hour crisis line)

Parkland Memorial Hospital
5201 Harry Hines Blvd.
Dallas, TX 75235
214-590-8761 (24 hour psychiatric emergency services)

CAPS Event Calendar

Discover new ways of promoting your emotional wellness!

Renew, Relax, Revive: Learn mindfulness and meditative techniques to manage stress. Most Mondays (12:15pm-12:45pm), Thursdays (1:45pm-2:15pm), and Fridays (2:15pm-2:45pm). Starting week of 9/14 throughout fall semester!

Let's Talk: Have a concern and would like to talk to a counselor to consult informally? Visit Let's Talk! 2 locations on campus are open to all UTA registered students throughout the fall semester:

  • UC Basement Conf Room, 11am-1pm : Mondays, Thursdays 11am-1pm (starts Thurs 9/10 through end of semester)
  • Pickard Hall 220C, 11am-1pm: Fridays (Starting 9/25 through end of semester)

For more information: Let's Talk

QPR Training: 9/23, 2-4pm

Interested in becoming involved with CAPS outreach?

Contact Cindy Manzano 817-272-3671 to explore how you can support student wellness!

Online Screening

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Online Mental Health Screening