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Personal Counseling and Resources

As Director of Personal Counseling, Ms. Molina builds relationships with students and supports their social and emotional learning. With special concern to mental and emotional health, Ms. Molina is experienced in recognizing and responding to students’ needs. When a crisis arises, which may include conflicts in personal relationships, the possibility of self-harm, anxiety, and depression, Ms. Molina will provide support and assistance to students and families as they navigate crisis and emergency situations.
Below are two links to websites that you may find useful in reducing the day to day stress you may be feeling:
The first link provided is to the American Psychological Association website and it provides six great suggestions on how to keep your stress in check. Try to pick one today and put it into action.
The second link provided is to the American Academy of Child & Adolescent Psychiatry website provides sources of stress for teens and techniques to manage stress.
Remember ladies, self-care is key to a healthier lifestyle which means a healthier you.
California launched the first free statewide mental health line called: Peer-Run Warm Line (1-855-845-7415).
The Peer-Run Warm Line provides assistance via phone and webchat on a nondiscriminatory basis. This non-emergency resource is available for anyone in the Bay Area seeking emotional support. 
To find out more information visit: 
If you are feeling overwhelmed try the STOP Technique
Stop; pause what you are doing.
Take a slow, deep breath.
Observe your thoughts, emotions, and physical sensations.
Proceed with a one-thing focus. (one thing at a time)
You can practice this technique as many times as you need to until you feel some relief.
For more resources please try:
National Suicide Prevention Lifeline: 1-800-273-TALK (8255)
The Trevor Lifeline: 1-866-488-7386
Crisis Text Line: Text TALK to 741-741
Disclaimer: We don't endorse any particular person, place, and action as the resource page is solely for informational purposes.