Crisis Counseling

If you are in crisis or danger or need immediate help please call Campus Police at (254) 299-8911 or call 911.
counseling room

Licensed mental health professionals are available in the Student Counseling Center during business hours to assist students experiencing a crisis. Summer Office Hours: Monday - Thursday, 7:30 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. You may reach the MCC Student Counseling Center by calling (254) 299-8210 during office hours. If the Student Counseling Services office is closed or someone is not available to assist you call Campus Police at 299-8911. If it is after hours, and you are not on the MCC campus, call 911.

The most common concerns that may warrant a crisis referral include but are not limited to:

  • Concerns about my ability to keep myself safe
  • Having a current plan to attempt suicide
  • Having taken recent steps to end my life
  • Having a strong desire to physically hurt or harm someone else
  • Experiencing sexual assault/harassment/relationship violence
  • Hearing voices or seeing things other people do not
  • Experiencing emotional distress which prevent my ability to meet my daily responsibilities

Additional Mental Health Crisis Resources:

MCC Campus Police
8911 or 911
Heart of Texas Behavioral Health Network Mobile Crisis Outreach Teams (MCOT)
254-752-3451 or 1-866-752-3451
National Suicide Prevention Lifeline
dial 988 or 1-800-273-8255 
Providence Hospital ER Waco
Baylor Scott & White Medical Center ER
Waco Advocacy Center
888-867-7233 or 254-752-9330
Waco Family Abuse Center