Counseling And Psychological Services

Counseling And Psychological Services

Crisis Resources for Florida Tech Students

*For any life threatening and/or medical emergencies, or if you are concerned about a student who is under the influence of alcohol and/or drugs, and/or has threatened bodily harm to self/others, please call 911 and seek the assistance from the police, fire department, and/or ambulance.*

Florida Tech's Campus Security  - provides on-campus safety assistance to students 24 hours per day/7 days per week.

Phone: 321-674-8111

Location:  Shaw Hall, at the south side of building

Website: https://www.fit.edu/security/


Florida Tech’s Student Health Center - provides on-campus medical and medication services to students.

Phone: 321-674-8078

Location:  Near corner of University Blvd. and Country Club Rd., beside the student counseling center

Website: https://www.fit.edu/health/ 


Florida Tech’s Student Counseling Center - provides on-campus mental health services to students.

Phone: 321-674-8050

Location:  Corner of University Blvd. and Country Club Rd., beside the student health center

Website: https://www.fit.edu/counseling-and-psychological-services/


Holmes Regional Medical Center – nearest medical hospital

Phone: 321-434-7000

Location:  1350 South Hickory Street
                 Melbourne, Florida 32901

Website:  https://www.hf.org


Circles of Care - nearest mental health crisis stabilization center

Phone: 321-914-0640

Location: 880 Airport Road   

                Melbourne, Florida  32901

Website: http://www.circlesofcare.org


24/7 Free and Confidential Support

Brevard 211 Helpline –emotional support to those who may be in distress and need a listening ear, help with managing a crisis situation, and/or assistance with information/referral services.

Phone: call 211 –or- 321-632-6688

Text Your Zip Code to:  898211

Website:  http://www.211brevard.org/

National Suicide Prevention Lifeline - emotional support to those who may be in distress and need a listening ear, help with managing a crisis situation, and/or assistance with information/referral services.

Phone: 1-800-273-TALK/8255–or- Chat Now

Website: https://suicidepreventionlifeline.org/

Crisis Text Line - emotional support to those who may be in distress and need a listening ear, help with managing a crisis situation, and/or assistance with information/referral services.

Text “Home” to: 741741

Website: https://www.crisistextline.org/

Sexual Assault Crisis Hotline (Brevard County, FL) – emotional support and advocacy services to those who may have experienced a sexual assault.

Phone:  321-784-HELP/4357

Website: http://womenscenterinbrevard.org/services/victim-services/sexual-assault/

National Sexual Assault Hotline - emotional support to those who may have experienced rape, sexual assault, and/or incest. 

Phone: 1-800-656-HOPE/4673 –or- Chat Now

Website: https://www.rainn.org/

National Teen Dating Abuse Helpline – emotional support to those who may be questioning or experiencing unhealthy aspects of their relationship.

Phone: 1-866-331-9474 – Chat Now

Text “Loveis” to: 22522

Website:  http://www.loveisrespect.org/

Florida Domestic Violence Hotline – emotional support and advocacy to those who may be experiencing domestic violence.

Phone: 1-800-500-1119

Website:  https://www.fcadv.org/florida-domestic-violence-hotline-1-800-500-1119

National Domestic Violence Hotline – emotional support to those who may be experiencing domestic violence and/or may be questioning unhealthy aspects of their relationship.

Phone:  1-800-799-7233 –or- Chat Now

Website: http://www.thehotline.org/

SAMHSA’s National Helpline – emotional support to those who may be facing mental health and/or substance use difficulties.

Phone: 1-800-662-HELP/4357

Website:  https://www.samhsa.gov/find-help/national-helpline

LGBT National Hotline –emotional support to the LGBTQ community who may need a listening ear and/or assistance with information/referral services.

Phone: 888-843-4564 –or Chat Now

Website:  https://www.glbthotline.org/

Veterans Crisis Line – emotional support to veterans and their families/friends who may be in distress and need a listening ear, help with managing a crisis situation, and/or assistance with information/referral services.

Phone: 1-800-273-TALK/8255 –or- Chat Now

Text to: 838255

Website: https://www.veteranscrisisline.net/

Additional information and support for college students can be found by visiting the following websites:

Ulifeline – An online resource for college mental health.

Active Minds – A national organization that honors the memory of Brian Malmon and supports mental health awareness and education for students.

Taylor for Teens – A local organization that honors the memory of Taylor Renae King and supports awareness of teen issues and guides teens to available resources.

Sam – A national foundation (Sam Spady Foundation) that honors the memory of Samantha Spady and supports alcohol education and awareness, with emphasis on alcohol poisoning and high-risk consumption, on college campuses.   

One Love – A national foundation (One Love Foundation) that honors the memory of Yeardley Love and supports education and awareness of healthy and unhealthy relationships to help end relationship abuse.

Love is Respect.org – An online resource to empower youth to prevent and end dating abuse.

The Trevor Project – A national organization providing crisis intervention and suicide prevention services to LGBTQ+ youth.