Saddleback Valley Unified School District

Saddleback Mountains overlooking RSM Lake

Mental Health Resources

If you are experiencing a crisis or mental health emergency call 9-1-1 or utilize the crisis response numbers below. DO NOT email or text school personnel for urgent or emergency situations.

          988 Suicide and Crisis Lifeline –Dial: 988 or Call 800-273-TALK (8255)

Crisis Text Line – Text NAMI to 741-741

ELEMENTARY
To access SVUSD school-based mental wellness services please contact the Principal of your child’s Elementary school.
 
SECONDARY
To access SVUSD school-based mental wellness services please contact the Administration or Counseling Department of the Intermediate School or High School the student attends.
 
TEXT-A-TIP
To anonymously report:
 
  • Bullying
  • Depression
  • Theft
  • Threats

Your school's Text-A-Tip number can be found on your student ID card or school website.

SVUSD CRISIS RESPONSE/SUICIDE PREVENTION 
SVUSD Crisis Response Team Coordinator: 
Michelle O’Neill
949-580-3492
 
SVUSD Crisis Response Team consists of Administrators, Mental Health and Wellness Counselors, School Counselors, and School Psychologists. The Crisis Response Team Coordinator is the contact for assisting school sites for students expressing suicidal intent. For a detailed list of contact information for the SVUSD Crisis Response Team Members, please contact the Coordinator, Michelle O’Neill.
 

Hoag Parent Workshop Video

 

 

COMMUNITY MENTAL HEALTH RESOURCES:

If you have a serious and immediate safety concern regarding a student (yourself or a friend), please call 9-1-1 or the OC Sheriff’s Department at (949) 770-6011. If your concern needs immediate mental health attention, support is also available by contacting one of the hotlines listed below.

WELLNESS TOOLKIT

TIPS/STRATEGIES FOR STUDENTS & CAREGIVERS
 

This toolkit provides user-friendly tips and strategies to address issues related to mental wellness.