UCC Resources & Links

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Learn How to Help and Refer

The University Counseling Center offers a free online resource, at-risk Kognito, to help you:

  • Notice when friends are showing signs of stress and learn how to talk about it.
  • Practice bringing up your concerns for your friend.
  • Learn how to motivate your friend to seek help.

If you have a friend you are concerned about, participate in this FREE online training simulation to learn effective referral techniques to help and refer. To take the course, follow the instructions below:

  • Go to Kognito: https://www.kognitocampus.com/login
  • Create a New Account
  • Use Enrollment Key: texsouth34 (For Faculty & Staff), texsouth12 (For Students)
  • Follow the on-screen instructions
  • Choose your course and click ”LAUNCH

Mental Health Resources and Useful Links

Neuropsychiatric Center (NPC)
1502 Taub Loop
Houston, Texas 77030

The Harris Center for Mental Health and IDD
3630 W. Dallas, Houston, TX 77019
TDD: 713-970-7766

Other Links:


Center Location
Student Health Center

Center Hours
Monday – Friday
8:00AM – 5:00PM

713-313-7804 (Main Line)
713-313-7817 (Fax Line)
713-313-7000 (TSU Police)

Bernadette Smith
Bernadette P. Smith, Ed.D., LPC

Caren Cooper
Caren R. Cooper, Ed.D., LPC, NCC
Counselor II

Sadie Gardner
Sadie Gardner
Senior Administrative Assistant