Mental Health & Wellness Center

IF YOU HAVE A STUDENT THAT REQUIRES IMMEDIATE ATTENTION

CALL AN ADMINISTRATOR. DO NOT EMAIL.

TriSHa Graves

Mental Health and Wellness Social Worker LCSW PPSC

408-347-7102

gravest@esuhsd.org

Instagram: @cougarsupportden

Referral form

Please use this link to submit a referral for a student, or visit this site. Referrals are prioritized by urgency and need.

IMPORTANT NOTE: If a student is in imminent danger or risk of harming themselves or others, DO NOT submit a referral. If during school hours, find an administrator or other adult right away, or contact an administrator at (408) 347-7174. If after school hours, contact 911 or Uplift Mobile Crisis Unit at (408) 379-9085.

COMMUNITY RESOURCES

MISSION OF THE Mental Health and Awareness

Mental Health & Wellness Social Workers foster communities that are equitable, collaborative, and inclusive of diversity. Students are empowered to achieve academic, personal and social success through healing-centered, social emotional and wellness support services.


MENTAL HEALTH AND WELLNESS SERVICES PROGRAM (MHWC)

(updated 06.17.21)

The Mental Health and Wellness Center (MHWC) is staffed by a School Mental Health and Wellness Social Worker or Licensed Clinical Social Worker, Mental Health and Wellness Interns, Community Based Organizations and works collaboratively with staff at the school site and District office.

The MHWC Provides a number of free and confidential* services and supports to the school community including:


· Crisis intervention, educationally related mental health counseling services, support, and case management.

· Building trusting relationships with students, families, and school personnel.

· Maintain the confidentiality of student and family.

· Linking students and families with school and community resources.


Family Support

· Collaborating with all school personnel to assess students’ social/emotional obstacles to academic success.

· Assist teachers and administrators in developing plans to help students with academic and behavior problems.

· Develop/facilitate/coordinate wellness prevention and intervention programs and activities.

· Some services may require parental consent

Issues that May Prompt a Student Support Services Referral:

  • Mental health issues

  • Suicidal ideation

  • Abuse or neglect

  • Lack of basic needs/homelessness

  • Pregnancy, teen parent needs

  • Change in academic performance

  • Chronic attendance or tardiness issues

  • Gang affiliations

  • Coping or social skills deficits

  • Facilitation of school-home-community communication

  • Student advocacy

  • Referral, monitoring, collaboration to and with community agencies

  • Staff support and/or development

  • Substance Abuse

When Should I Refer a Student For Support Services?

A student should be referred to the Student Support Center when the student shows signs of social and/or emotional difficulties, which are interfering with the student’s success at school.

How do I make a referral?

Click here to submit a referral. Referrals are prioritized by urgency. Other referrals may be waitlisted. Referrals can also be made in person with a walk-in form located at the Student Support Services office, located in Building D, Office D108.

IMPORTANT NOTE: If a student is in imminent danger or risk of harming themselves or others, DO NOT submit a referral. If during school hours, find an administrator or other adult right away, or contact an administrator at (408) 347-7174. If after school hours, contact 911 or Uplift Mobile Crisis Unit at (408) 379-9085.


Mental Health & Wellness Center Staff Contact Information

Grief/Death/Dying

Victim of Sexual Assault, Domestic Violence or Crime

YWCA of Silicon Valley

  • Rape Crisis Line 1-800-572-2782

  • Rape Crisis Center 408-295-4011 Ext. 200

  • www.ywca-sv.org

Victim Witness Assistance Center 408-295-2656

Next Door Solutions to Domestic Violence

  • Emergency Hotline 408-279-2962

  • Non-Emergency 408-501-75540

Emergency Shelter/Food/Clothing for Youth and Families