Mental-Health

Counselors

We offer a Safe Space in the Counseling Office for any student who needs a mental health break while on campus.  Just ask a teacher to come see the Counselor.

Renee Ibarra (Dept. Chair)  
Counselor - Students with last names of L-Z
Contact Ms. Ibarra by Email
520-584-7743

Kristine Mateos 
Counselor - Students with last names of A-K
Contact Ms. Mateos by Email
520-584-7743

Photini Deshaies
Counselor - Emotional and Mental Health Support
Contact Ms. Deshaies by Email
520-584-7716

Announcements
The Equity, Diversity, and Inclusiveness Department will be running focus groups at Sabino on Wednesday December 14th, 3rd and 4th period. Please consider participating if you are interested. See Mrs. Williams or Ms. Deshaies in the counseling office to sign up.
Resources

TUSD offers free therapy by text through the TalkSpace app:
Just download the app on your phone to sign up and start receiving service immediately.

TUSD offers free therapy given by Counseling Graduate Students through Talk it Out: 
https://coe.arizona.edu/talk-it-out  OR CALL 520-594-7455

Pima County Health Department has a free text line for students grades 6-12 dealing with mental health challenges during COVID. Students can get self-care tips and learn how to help themselves and friends. To begin, text CONNECT to 833-429-1994.

UNIDAS Leadership After School Program for women and gender-expansive youth: Click Here to Learn More About Unidas

If you or your child are in a Crisis and need support immediately, please contact the Crisis Response Center at 520-301-2400.

TUSD partners with multiple local behavioral health agencies to provide free services to TUSD students and families. Click Here to Read About Free Behvaioral Health Services.

Tu Nidito: https://www.tunidito.org/
The Trevor Project for LGBTQ Youth: https://www.thetrevorproject.org/
La Forntera Arizona: https://www.lafrontera.org
National Alliance for Grieving Children: https://childrengrieve.org/
HelpGuide: http://www.helpguide.org/

Small Groups 2022-23
We offer a quarterly small group at Sabino on the topic of "Maintaining Mental Health." If interested, please see your counselor for a permission slip or download a permission slip here and return it signed to the counseling office.
 
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