Mental Health Resources for Students During School Closures
We recognize that our students may feel additional stress and anxiety during this period of uncertainty.
Students can request to speak with a Wellness Counselor while campuses are closed by phone, email or visit the links below to sign up for drop-in support. We take appointments during regular school days and hours.
- Aragon: https://go.oncehub.com/AHSWellnessDropIn
- Burlingame: https://go.oncehub.com/BHSWellnessDropIn
- Cap: https://go.oncehub.com/CHSWellnessDropIn
- Hillsdale: https://go.oncehub.com/HHSWellnessDropIn
- Mills: https://go.oncehub.com/MHSWellnessDropIn
- Middle College: https://go.oncehub.com/ACryan
- Peninsula: https://go.oncehub.com/PHSWellnessDropIn
- San Mateo: https://go.oncehub.com/SMHSWellnessDropIn
- TUPE: https://go.oncehub.com/TUPEWellnessDropIn
If this is a medical or mental health emergency, please contact the following sources immediately:
- Crisis Text Line: text "home" to 741-741
- National Suicide Prevention Hotline: 1-800-273-8255
- Anonymous Alert: www.anonymousalerts.com/sanmateouhsd
- StarVista Crisis Hotline: 650-579-0350
- National Domestic Violence Hotline: 1-800-799-7233, www.thehotline.org/
- 911 or visit your nearest hospital emergency room if you can get there safely
Wellness Resources for Parents and Guardians
OnYourMind - Peer Supported Teen Crisis Chat
This is a StarVista program that provides a safe and anonymous place for teens and youth to talk, find support, and explore resources. You can talk about anything that’s on your mind- including relationships, school, depression, stress, suicide, friends, parents, cutting, identity, and health.
VirusAnxiety.org: A curated page of reliable, accessible articlesto help you take care of your mental health.
5 Ways to Help Teens Manage Anxiety About the Coronavirus (NY Times login required)
How to Talk to Kids and Teens About the Coronavirus
Plus comics, podcasts, and links to support your efforts
Free Mental Health and Life Guide App for Students
The SMUHSD Mental Health and Wellness team is excited to announce that students in the San Mateo Union High School District are being offered free access to the Atlas Life Guide to Mental Health app, a new social media app that makes people feel good about themselves.
Atlas facilitates guided journaling around topics focused on life's central concerns while teaching concepts from Mindfulness, Social Emotional Learning, Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, Positive Psychology and Self Compassion research.
Learn more: atlasmh.com