Mental Health, Crisis Response and Suicide Prevention

Mental Health, Crisis Response and Suicide Prevention


A variety of mental health services are available to students experiencing social or emotional difficulties. With specially trained staff and a wide array of community mental health providers, Student Support and Health Services staff provide services directly to students and families.

In addition to the mental health services provided at SCUSD’s Student Support Centers and Connect Center, SSHS oversees and coordinates several distinct mental health programs including:

  • Primary Intervention Program
  • Suicide Assessment and Training
    • Student screening, assessment and followup
    • SCUSD employee training and certification in delivering the evidence-based C-SSRS tool
  • Mental Health Crisis Response Team training and coordination
  • Youth Mental Health First Aid training and early detection program 

Crisis Lines

The Source Sacramento: Call/Text 1-916-787-7678 (Support for youth/caregivers 24/7)