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Tess 24/7 Chat

Tess is a mental health chatbot powered by AI. Through text message conversations, Tess supports students by listening to their concerns and delivers psychoeducational content and mental health coping techniques. Chatting with Tess is stigma free and she provides unbiased emotional support on-demand.

Available 24/7 via text message, students can text “Hi” to 850-801-6119 or use the chat box below to begin chatting with Tess. Developed in collaboration with mental health professionals, Tess provides self-help content that has been proven to lower symptoms of anxiety and depression.