Mental Health Resources
SCUSD Student Support Centers and the Connect Center have compassionate, well-trained staff to help students and their families with mental health concerns. This list also contains a variety of community-based mental health resources.
The SCUSD Crisis Response Team is a team of mental health professionals who provide direct support to students and school staff in the event of community or school crisis impacting campus. For more information about the Crisis Response Team, contact Jacqueline Rodriguez.
Youth Mental Health First Aid (YMHFA) is an evidence-based certification training that helps youth-serving individuals and parents learn to recognize the signs of various mental illnesses and/or suicidal ideation. SCUSD YMHFA offers training to any interested staff, parents and guardians, and community members to spot the signs and intervene early.
Suicide prevention & intervention is another area of focus at SCUSD. Read the Board Policy on Suicide Prevention and Intervention, or review official Suicide Risk Assessment Procedures. IF YOU OR SOMEONE YOU KNOW IS THINKING ABOUT SUICIDE, CALL 1-800-273-8255. IF YOU OR SOMEONE YOU KNOW IS ABOUT TO ATTEMPT SUICIDE, CALL 911.