Social Emotional Resources and Support
Social Emotional Counselors
Read more about the social-emotional counselors and the services they provide at each school by clicking on the links below. On those pages you can access mental health services and inquire about referrals to outside mental health services, such as those offered by Uplift.
Ms. Ramirez - Central City Value High School - Link to Self-Referral form
Ms. Gold - University Preparatory Value High School - Link to Self-Referral form
Ms. Lopez - Downtown Value and Everest Value School - Link to Self-Referral form
Ms. Rogers - Everest Value School - Link to Self-Referral form
If you or someone else is in immediate danger, call 911.
24-hour National Suicide Prevention Hotline (Hablan Español)
24-hour California Youth Crisis Hotline (Hablan Español)
24-hour Trevor Project- Hotline for LGBTQ youth
24-hour California "Warmline" non-emergency emotional support
If you are feeling stressed, depressed or anxious and need someone, contact the LA County Dept. of Mental Health
1-800-854-7771 or Text "LA" to 741741
LA County residents have free access to Headspace Plus
LA County residents have free access to Headspace Plus. This is a collection of mindfulness and meditation resources in English and Spanish, as well as movement and sleep exercises to help manage stress, fear, and anxiety related to COVID-19.
You can try Headspace for yourself and learn the essentials of meditation and mindfulness with their free Basics course. If you enjoy it, then you can subscribe. Once you do, you’ll have bite-sized minis for when you’re short on time, exercises to add extra mindfulness to your day, and hundreds of meditations on everything from stress to sleep.
Limit your news intake.
Maintain a consistent sleep schedule.
Eat lots of fruits and vegetables, and drink plenty of water.
Do something you really enjoy, whether it's listening to music, dancing, drawing, playing a quick game of catch or talking to a friend.
Visit this calming room or GritX, a mental health and wellness resource to help teach skills for coping with life challenges, emotions, and personal growth.
Learn more about different topics to make healthier choices for you by visiting Teen's Health.
Take care of your body, by taking deep breaths, stretching or meditating.
Check out the following meditation and relaxation apps:
Stop Bullying- Treat Everyone with Respect, Value # 3
What is bullying? Learn more by watching this video and visiting stopbullying.gov.
Educators may find more resources on bullying prevention training here.
No- or Low-Cost Health Care
Did you know ALL students attending Value Schools, regardless of legal status or position, are eligible for no- or low-cost health care through Medi-Cal and Covered California? And since 2015, all children with Medi-Cal and Covered California health coverage have dental coverage, too!
Value Schools does not discriminate against a pupil who does not have health care coverage or use any information relating to a pupil’s health care coverage or interest in learning about health care coverage in any manner that would bring harm to the pupil or the pupil’s family.
Find out more about no- or low-cost health coverage for Value Schools’ families at the following links:
No- or Low-Cost Health Care Resources
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