Trinity Valley Community College



Athens Campus
Sheila Jones, MS
Director of Student Pathways and Success

100 Cardinal Drive
Athens, TX 75751
(903) 675-6383

Palestine Campus
Dr. Jeffrey Watson
Vicki Dossett, LPC
2970 N. St. Hwy 19
P.O. Box 2530
Palestine, TX 75802
(903) 723-7046

Terrell Campus
Dr. Algia Allen
Luanne Bourland
1200 E. I-20
P.O. Box 668
Terrell, TX 75160
(972) 563-4904

Health Science Center
Dr. Helen Reid
Jeffrey Ballom, NCC
800 Ed. Hall Drive
Kaufman, TX 75142
(972) 932-4309

Mental Health Information
ULifeline offers students a mental health screening tool, information about mental health issues geared towards you & resources for learning more & getting help.

Are you concerned about a student or friend who is depressed and possibly suicidal? Has student, friend or classmate expressed a desire to self-harm or to harm another person?

Videos from real college students addressing addiction, anxiety, anger and depression

For students attending the TVCC Athens campus

For students attending the TVCC Palestine campus

For students attending the TVCC Terrell campus

For the area around the Health Science Center

Major depression is one of the most debilitating illnesses affecting Americans today. It can affect your ability to function, think, and feel.

Stress is a common complaint among college students. Here are some tips to help ease stress while you are in college.

Test anxiety affects many students. Here are some ways to cope.

Up to 30% of college students experience eating disorder symptoms during their college years.

The polarity of life and death is a frightening concept for people of all ages. It’s hard to wrap our heads around the mortal reality of our existence.

Self-esteem is a term in psychology to reflect a person's overall evaluation or appraisal of his or her own worth. Self-esteem encompasses beliefs (for example, "I am competent", "I am worthy") and emotions such as triumph, despair, pride and shame some would distinguish how the self-concept is what we think about the self; self-esteem, the positive or negative evaluation of the self, is how we feel about it.

Nearly half of America's 5.4 million full-time college students abuse drugs or drink alcohol on binges at least once a month, according to a new study that portrays substance and alcohol abuse as an increasingly urgent problem on campuses across the nation.

Relationships are hard in general. College relationships are really hard, but not impossible. Both of us dealt with our share of short-term and long-term relationships in college, and we learned a lot about what makes them work and what makes them crumble.

College can be an experience that can cause even the most calm person to experience some level of anxiety.

Anger is a natural emotion that we all experience at different times and with different intensities.

People learn and memorize information using a variety of "learning styles." Learning styles are how you concentrate, process and remember new and difficult information.

Over the years, the term dyslexia has been given a variety of definitions, and for this reason, many teachers have resisted using the term at all. Instead, they have used such terms as "reading disability" or "learning disability" to describe conditions more correctly designated as dyslexia.

Time management is the act or process of exercising conscious control over the amount of time spent on specific activities, especially to increase efficiency or productivity. Time management may be aided by a range of skills, tools, and techniques used to manage time when accomplishing specific tasks, projects and goals.