Counseling And Psychological Services

Counseling And Psychological Services

Emergency Services

for Florida Tech Students

**If you are concerned about a student who is under the influence of alcohol and/or drugs, has attempted bodily harm to self/others (i.e. overdose on medication, suicide attempt, etc.), or may otherwise be in need of IMMEDIATE medical attention, please call 911.**

Important Resources:
Campus Security - 321-674-8111
Student Health Center – 321-674-8078
Student Counseling Center – 321-674-8050
Florida Poison Information Center – 1-800-222-1222
Holmes Regional Medical Center  – 321-434-7000

 

During Normal Business Hours *For any life-threatening emergencies, call 911.*

Florida Tech’s Student Health Center provides on-campus medical assistance and treatment to students during normal business hours (which are subject to change):

M- TH 8:00AM - 8:00PM, F 8:00AM - 5:00PM (Fall/Spring Semesters)

M – F 9:00AM to 3:00PM (Summer Semesters & School Breaks) 

To be seen for an urgent issue, call (321-674-8078) or walk into the center (near the corner of Country Club Rd & University Blvd, beside the Counseling Center).  Be sure to inform the receptionist that you are experiencing an urgent medical issue, and every effort will be made to respond to your situation as quickly as possible.

 

Florida Tech’s Student Counseling Center provides on-campus mental health crisis intervention services to students during normal business hours (which are subject to change):

M – TH 8:30AM – 12:00PM / 1:00PM – 5:00PM, F 8:30AM – 4:00PM

To be seen for an urgent appointment, call (321-674-8050) or walk into the center (corner of Country Club Rd & University Blvd, beside the Health Center).  Be sure to inform the receptionist that you are experiencing an urgent psychological or emotional issue, and every effort will be made to respond to your situation as quickly as possible.

 

Florida Tech's Campus Security  provides on-campus assistance to students 24 hours per day/7 days per week who may feel their safety is at risk.  To locate or speak with an officer, call (321-674-8111) or walk into the office (Shaw Hall at the south side of building).   

 

After Normal Business Hours *For any life-threatening emergencies, call 911.*

Campus & Local Assistance (Melbourne, FL area)

Campus Security

321-674-8111

Shaw Hall (south side of building)

On-campus assistance 24/7 for those who feel their safety is at risk.  If you are a student experiencing psychological or emotional distress that cannot wait until the next business day when the student counseling center reopens, campus security can connect you with an emergency mental health clinician.

 

Florida Tech Student Health Center (After Hours)

321-674-8078

If you are a student experiencing a medical illness that cannot wait until the next business day when the student health center reopens, please click on the link for directions to contact the physician on-call.

 

Circles of Care

321-914-0640

880 Airport Road

Melbourne, Florida  32901

A local mental health crisis stabilization center for those who may be in need of inpatient intervention and hospitalization.

 

24-Hour Crisis Helplines

Brevard 211 Helpline    

call 211 –or- 321-632-6688

Free/Confidential emotional support 24/7 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.

 

National Suicide Prevention Lifeline

1-800-273-TALK (1-800-273-8255) –or - Chat Now:  Lifeline Crisis Chat

Free/Confidential emotional support 24/7 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.

 

National Sexual Assault Hotline

1-800-656-HOPE (1-800-656-4673) –or- Chat Now: RAINN (Rape, Abuse, and Incest National Network

Free/Confidential emotional support 24/7 to those who may have experienced rape, sexual assault, and/or incest.  

Online Support

The following websites provide important mental health information and support for issues often faced in college life, such as eating disorders, high-risk drinking, relationships, academic problems, etc.

Ulifeline

Campus Blues

Active Minds

Taylor for Teens