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Counseling Services

The purpose of SHAC Counseling Services is to provide UNM students with psychological services that will help them function successfully in their academic lives. Counseling Services is staffed by licensed Clinical Counselors, Psychologists, Social Workers, and Psychiatrists. Services include: assessment; short-term individual therapy; crisis intervention; emergency assessment and intervention; psychiatric medication evaluation and follow-up; AD/HD treatment evaluation; and referral for students needing services beyond SHAC’s scope or capacity. Fees are charged for clinical services; however, there is no charge for the first two counseling sessions. Free psycho-educational workshops or skills development groups are available throughout the year. For information or to schedule an appointment, call SHAC at 277-3136. For current information about SHAC Hours of Operation and Services. For After-Hours Crisis, call SHAC’s On Call Service (for UNM Students Only) at 277-3136; select option # 3. For emergencies after hours, students may go to UNM Psychiatric Emergency Service, 2600 Marble Ave., 272-2920. See also: http://shac.unm.edu/mh-afterhours.html. Call 9-1-1 for immediate emergency care.

(277-3136), Student Health and Counseling Bldg.