Student Success



We at Laredo Community College (LCC) understand that mental health and personal struggles can often interfere with or hinder your academic success. If you are finding it difficult to focus on your academics and need guidance to address any mental health issues, please visit with one of our counselors who can connect you with appropriate community resources.   


 Laredo College Counseling Services 

In response to the COVID-19 pandemic, our campus is closed until further notice. 

You may contact any of the Counselors directly via email. 

 Sylvia Trevino
Ft. McIntosh Campus
Student Success Center
Lerma Pena, 250
 Lisa Gonzalez-Romo
South Campus
Student Success Center
Billy Hall Student Center, A131

Office Hours:          Monday – Thursday, 8am – 6pm          &          Friday, 8am – 12pm

Walk-ins Welcome

For an appointment, please call the Student Success Center and request an appointment with a Counselor. We will try to accommodate same day appointments when possible. Please note that appointments are not available for academic advising services.


External Resources/Agencies Directory



Mental Health Services Provider



Services Provided


Border Region Behavioral Health Center

1500 Pappas St., Laredo, TX 78041

(956) 794-3000

24our Crisis Hotline: 1-800-643-1102




Provides services to adults 18 years of age or older who suffer from schizophrenia, bipolar disorder, severe major depression or any other severely disabling mental disorder which require support and treatment.


Serving Children and Adults in Need (SCAN)

1605 Saldana Ave., Laredo, TX 78041

(956) 724-3177

Rape Crisis Hotline: 1-800-355-7226




Provides a variety of programs that offer prevention, intervention, treatment and residential services. Helps with substance abuse treatment and recovery, helps identify, prevent and intervene with problem behaviors.


Gateway Community Health Center

Behavioral Health Services

1515 Pappas St., Laredo, TX 78041

(956) 795-8100




They offer comprehensive primary health care that includes, but not limited to Women’s Health, Oral Health, Podiatry, Pharmacy, Behavioral Health, and Health Education. They have 7 clinics including the Laredo College South Campus Clinic.


City of Laredo Health Department

2600 Cedar Ave., Laredo TX 78040

(956) 795-4900





They offer public health services to the community. The services include, but are not limited to behavioral health substance, dental health services, health promotion & wellness, immunization program, laboratory testing, HIV/AID program, Nurse-Family Partnership, Pharmacy, TB elimination program and WIC.




1403 N. Seymour Ave., Laredo, TX 78040

(956) 723-7457



PILLAR is a non-profit mental health organization and a licensed outpatient substance abuse treatment facility whose goal is to reduce bullying, suicide incidents, substance abuse/use behaviors and increase access to services. Their services include mental health services, substance abuse counseling, drug testing, and STD services.



Bridges Project

1403 N. Seymour Ave., Laredo, TX 78040

(956) 753-3498 / (956) 722-3691






Offers services in behavioral healthcare, substance use treatment, free comprehensive HIV and Hepatitis C testing services.


Methodist Ministries of Laredo

Community Counselor

Laredo, TX 78043

(956) 206-0587



Community Counselors help people who are uninsured, whose existing coverage does not provide mental health services benefits, are low-income and lack the money to pay for counseling services, or who would not receive treatment any other way. Counseling services are provided by trained, licensed professional counselors, licensed clinical social workers, and licensed marriage and family counselors in local churches, clinics, and community in Laredo.



Texas A & M International University (TAMIU)

Community Stress Center

Services are provided in 3 different locations:


5201 University Blvd. (Canseco Hall 205A)

Laredo, TX 78041


915 Zaragoza St. (Casa Ortiz)

Laredo, TX 78043


1102 Santa Maria Ave. (Holding Institute)

Laredo, TX 78040


(956) 326-3120





The mission of the Texas A&M International University Community Stress Center is to engage each individual in a unique plan that not only focuses on the immediate and presenting needs but also recognizes the importance of community integration and personal development. They offer services such as brief individual counseling, career counseling, couples counseling, family therapy, child therapy (6+), adolescent therapy and referrals.


Counseling services are provided by graduate students in the University's MACP program who are meeting their degree requirements. All graduate students are professionally supervised by a licensed psychologist or a licensed professional counselor registered in the State of Texas.


Mercy Ministries of Laredo

2500 Zacatecas St., Laredo, TX 78046

(956) 718-6810



Provides primary healthcare services to the neediest residents of Webb County who are looking for a doctor. Mercy’s doctors focus on prevention and control of chronic illness through education and patient compliance.


Mercy is not a free clinic. Patients make co-pays for their services based on the outcome of their financial screening. Ninety nine percent of our patients are uninsured and fall below federal poverty guidelines.


They provide advocacy dental care, they have a cancer program, diabetes center, general medicine, health education, medication assistance, mobile clinic, outreach and education, social services, and women’s health services.



National Suicide Prevention




The National Suicide Prevention Lifeline is a national network of local crisis centers that provides free and confidential emotional support to people in suicidal crisis or emotional distress 24 hours, 7 days a week. They are committed to improving crisis services and advancing suicide preventing by empowering individuals, advancing professional best practices, and building awareness



Crisis Hotline




Free, 24/7, Confidential


 Crisis Text Line

Text Hello to 741741



Crisis Text Line is free, 24/7 support for those is in crisis connecting them to trained Crisis Counselors. Their first priority is helping people move from a hot moment to cool calm, guiding them to create a plan to stay safe and healthy.