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Counseling Services

counseling services

Medical education can be demanding and stressful, requiring changes in lifestyle, planning, and coping.  To manage these changes, it is important for our learners to know there is support available through our counseling services.

Counseling Services at Brooks City Base Campus

How to set up an appointment:

1.) Call 210-832-5656 (YOU MUST MENTION that you are a UIWSOM Medical Campus student making an appointment for the medial campus)

2.) Appointment times: Monday through Friday, 8:00am-5:00pm

3.) Counseling is completely confidential

Office is located in Building 1, room B151.


  • Individual counseling & support
  • Group counseling
  • Stress management
  • Alcohol and other drug concerns
  • Test anxiety
  • Coping with depression
  • Managing relationships
  • Couples Counseling
  • Peer conflicts
  • Relationship with food, eating & exercise
  • Professional identity development
  • Grief & loss
  • Managing sleep difficulties

Faculty, staff & administration services:

  • Behavior management coaching & training
  • Presentations & Workshops
  • Brief case consultation
  • Crisis intervention
  • Mediation
  • Targeted assessments


Mental Health Resources:

Care Connect:
A resource for learners with the UIW student insurance that can be accessed 24/7. Students can call @ 1-888-857-5462 to speak with a counselor at any time. They can also connect on the CHP student health mobile app.

UIW University Counseling Services @ main campus

San Antonio Crisis Line @ (210) 223-7233

Center for Health Care Services – Crisis Care Center @ (210) 225-5481

^Bexar County Crisis line through Center for Health Care services can be called for mental health assistance and they have a walk in crisis center for adults: https://chcsbc.org/get-help/crisis-care-services/

Catholic Charities (Archdiocese of SA) @ (210) 210 222-1294

National Institute of Mental Health (NAMI)

Texas Suicide Prevention @ (800) 273-8255

Veterans Suicide Prevention Hotline @ (800) 273-8255, press 1



Hospitals with Mental Health Services:


CHRISTUS Health Behavioral Services
Baptist Health System San Antonio
Methodist Healthcare Department of Psychiatry
University Health System San Antonio
Brooke Army Medical Center Health Services
Clarity Child Guidance Center
Encompass Health Rehabilitation Hospital of San Antonio
Laurel Ridge Treatment Center
San Antonio State Hospital