The Wellness Counseling Program

  • MHS Wellness Counselor Lisa Windes holding a sign that says: Feeling Overwhelmed?

    Need someone to talk to?

    Wellness Counselors offer safe, supportive adults at school where any Mills student can get free, confidential, nonjudgmental help

    More Online Wellness Resources

    Find us at Canvas: bit.ly/vikingwellness2122

    Visit our Linktree for crisis and community resources: linktr.ee/millswellness

    Make an appointment with a Wellness Counselor: bit.ly/vikingstherapy


    Wellness Counselors are available on campus during school hours Mondays through Fridays. Students can check-in with a Wellness Counselor during our daily drop-in hours. Our offices can be found in the Main Office or students can schedule an appointment at bit.ly/vikingstherapy

Crisis Resources

  • If this is a medical or mental health emergency, please contact the following sources immediately:   

    Crisis Resources:

    • StarVista 24/7 Crisis Hotline: 650-579-0350
    • StarVista Teen Crisis Services (Monday - Thursday, 4:30 - 9:30 p.m. PST)
    • Crisis Text Line: text "home" to 741-741
    • Suicide and Crisis Lifeline: 988
    • Anonymous Alerts: www.anonymousalerts.com/sanmateouhsd
    • 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

    Parent Resources:

    Community Resources:

    • 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 (with or without insurance). Students and their families can access Care Solace services by contacting the summer Wellness team or:

Meet Your Wellness Counselors

  • Our Wellness Counselors are school-based mental health therapists that provide free, confidential, nonjudgmental, individual and group counseling to students at Mills High School.

    Staysha Veal Headshot

    Dr. Staysha Veal
    Lead Mental Health Therapist
    Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist
    Monday - Friday
    sveal@smuhsd.org
    650-558-2565

    Laura Hahn Headshot

    Ms. Laura Hahn
    Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist
    Tuesday - Friday
    lhahn@smuhsd.org
    650-558-2513

     

    Lisa Windes headshot

    Ms. Lisa Windes
    Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist
    Monday - Friday
    lwindes@smuhsd.org
    650-558-2576

    Stephanie Wong

    Ms. Stephanie Wong
    Therapeutic Elective Classroom Therapist
    scwong@smuhsd.org

Upcoming Events

StarVista Teen Crisis Services

  • In crisis or need support in San Mateo County?

    24/7 Crisis Hotline: 650-579-0350

    StarVista Crisis Center

     

     

     

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