Summer 2022 Wellness Resources
The San Mateo Union High School District fosters a culture that promotes the health, safety, and well-being of students, staff, and parents. In an effort to continuously support this commitment, mental health services for students in need of social and emotional support will be available during summer school (June 3- July 8 from 8:30 a.m. - 1 p.m.).
If you or your student has a non-urgent concern or need a safe place to talk, please feel free to reach out to our mental health team in one of the following ways:
Summer School Wellness Counselors:
- For non-urgent situations, students can email or complete the Schedule Once Link for an appointment with a Wellness Counselor
In addition, Care Solace is an online no-cost resource with a live 24/7 concierge meant to assist students and families in finding local mental health-related programs and counseling services. Students and their families can access Care Solace services by contacting the Wellness team or:
- Call (888) 515-0595 to speak with someone from your Concierge team. Representatives are standing by to take your call or email 24/7
- Visit www.caresolace.com/smuhsdfamilies
Further information on Care Solace and other important community resources can be accessed through our District webpage.
More wellness resources can be found in our Summer School section of the website.
Wellness Appointments During School Closures
Check out the BHS Wellness Linktr.ee for important links and resources!In person drop-in times are now available during regular school days and hours. No appointment necessary!
- 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, thehotline.org/
- 911 or visit your nearest hospital emergency room if you can get there safely
Consulte BHS Wellness Linktr.ee para obtener enlaces y recursos importantes.
Estudiantes pueden solicitar hablar con un consejero de bienestar durante las horas de drop-in. Las horas de drop-in son ofrecidas durante dias y horarios regulares de la escuela ¡No se necesita cita!
Si se trata de una emergencia médica o de salud mental, por favor comuniquese con los recursos a continuación inmediatamente:
- Línea de texto de crisis: envíe un mensaje de texto a "home" al 741-741
- Línea directa nacional de prevención del suicidio: 1-800-273-8255
- Alerta anónima: www.anonymousalerts.com/sanmateouhsd
- Línea Directa de Crisis de StarVista: 650-579-0350
- Línea Nacional Directa de Violencia Doméstica: 1-800-799-7233, www.thehotline.org/
- 911 o visite la sala de emergencias del hospital más cercano si puede llegar con seguridad
- 危机信息专线: 发信息"home" 到741-741
- StarVista 危机热线: 650-579-0350
- National Domestic Violence Hotline: 1-800-799-7233, www.thehotline.org/
- 打911 或是前往离你最近的医院急症室
The Wellness Program at Burlingame High School provides prevention and short-term intervention for students facing social and emotional challenges that impact academic performance, attendance, and behavior at school. In a safe and supportive environment, students can meet with a wellness counselor to discuss a variety of complex issues such as stress, trauma, suicide, depression, bullying, grief, self-esteem, family life, drug and alcohol use, relationships and gender identity and lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and queer+. Students can learn positive, lifelong habits that contribute to their well-being and success. The Wellness Program provides short-term (up to 12 sessions) individual, group and/or drop-in support in a confidential, non-judgmental space staffed with therapists who are dedicated to improving the health, well-being and educational outcomes of all students.
- Short-term (up to 12 sessions) individual counselor support
- Group counseling
- Drop-in & crisis support
- School-related mental health assessment
- Referrals to community partners for:
- Long-term therapy
- Family therapy
- Acute or severe mental health/psychotic disorders
- Eating disorders
Talk with your student's school counselor as the first step to accessing wellness services or come in during wellness drop-in hours.
Christina Cabrera, LCSW
Alexandra Roberts, LMFT
Alisa Meyer, LMFT
Wellness Resources for Parents and Guardians
SanMateoCrisis.org - Teen Crisis Services. The StarVista Crisis Intervention and Suicide Prevention Center's Teen Crisis Services consist of an online teen chat and teen text line, which are free, peer-to-peer services that are accessible from www.sanmateocrisis.org or by texting 650-747-6463. Teens can chat confidentially with trained youth peer counselors under Crisis Center staff supervision about various topics. While mainly focused on crisis intervention and suicide prevention, teens can also talk about school stress, relationship issues, and mental health challenges.
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