RGC Mental Health Resources for Students


Sul Ross State University Rio Grande College offers free, confidential counseling services for the students, staff and faculty of both Rio Grande College and Southwest Texas Junior College.

A counselor can provide assistance and support through life’s difficult times. If you are interested in counseling services, or if you know of someone you would like to refer for counseling, you can inquire via email at rgccounselors@sulross.edu or you can contact (via telephone or email) any of the following individuals for immediate assistance:

Ms. Erika Esquivel Ms. Vashti Hernandez Dr. Todd T. Russell
Counseling Program TA Counseling Program TA Professor & Coordinator
erika.esquivel16@gmail.com vmt14ng@sulross.edu trussell@sulross.edu
(956) 454-4811 (830) 279-5835 (210) 253-0884
Ms. Alyssa Quiz Ms. Joselyn Ponce-Romo  
Alumnus TA Alumnus TA  
alyssa.quiz@gmail.com jponceromo@sulross.edu  
(818) 238-7717 (830) 968-8681  

Mental Health Emergency Resources

In the event of a mental health crisis or emergency, all of the following toll-free numbers provide 24-hour assistance every day of the year.

Hill Country Mental Health and Developmental Disabilities Centers
Crisis Line: 877-466-0660

Website: http://www.hillcountry.org/

Camino Real Community Services
Crisis Line: 800-543-5750

Website: http://www.caminorealcs.org/

Center for Health Care Services
Crisis Line: 800-316-9241

Website: http://www.chcsbc.org/

National Suicide Prevention Lifeline
Crisis Line: 1-800-273-8255

National Mental Health Helpline
Crisis Line: 1-800-662-4357

All Other Emergencies: 911