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 "Hello" to 741-741
To access SVUSD school-based mental wellness services please contact the Principal of your child’s Elementary school.
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.
The Say Something Anonymous Reporting System allows you to submit secure, anonymous safety concerns to help someone who may hurt themselves or others. Reports can be made via telephone hotline, website, or mobile app 24 hours a day, 365 days a year.
- Call the Tip line: 1-844-5-SAYNOW or 1-844-572-9669
- Use the Website: www.saysomething.net
- Use the mobile app: Available for Apple and Android devices
To read more, check out the SVUSD's Say Something webpage
SVUSD CRISIS RESPONSE/SUICIDE PREVENTION
SVUSD Crisis Response Team Coordinator:
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.
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.
TIPS/STRATEGIES FOR STUDENTS & CAREGIVERS
This toolkit provides user-friendly tips and strategies to address issues related to mental wellness.