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

Dr. Alex Karaman
Career Readiness Counselor
Contact Dr. Karaman by Email
520-584-7743

Bruce Williams
In School Intervention Teacher, also:
Family Engagement and Community Outreach Representative
Contact Mr. Williams by Email
520-584-7751

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/
National Alliance for Grieving Children: https://childrengrieve.org/
HelpGuide: http://www.helpguide.org/

Small Groups 2021-22
Quarter 1 Coping Skills
Quarter 2 Coping Skills
Quarter 3 Coping Skills
Quarter 4 Coping Skills

For questions or to sign up, please contact Mrs. Ibarra
 
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