Devin Colley, Director of School Safety & Mental Health
Jennifer Poole, LMHC
Regina Freeman, LCSW
RESILIENCY CHARACTER TRAIT
Being thankful and sharing it with others.
Mental Health is a vital component of every child's experience within our school district. Gilchrist County School District leaders take the overall wellness of students very seriously. Mental health awareness is a continued focus. Please access the links below for more information on a variety of mental health topics.
SEE SOMETHING, SAY SOMETHING
Gilchrist County is a “Child Trafficking Free Zone.” For further information click the following links:
Mental Health Counseling- “Life Skills that build confidence, support mental and emotional health, and enable students to overcome challenges, including self-awareness and self-management, responsible decision making, resiliency, relationship skills, and conflict resolution, and understanding and respecting each other viewpoints and backgrounds.”
If you would like to have your child seen for counseling, contact their school guidance counselor.
If you need mental health counseling, please call:
Meridian Behavioral Healthcare, Inc: (352) 374-5600
Panhandle Therapy Center (850) 674-8888
If you need immediate help, call:
Crisis Hotline: (352) 264-6789 OR 1-800-273-TALK(8255)
Open 24 hours/365 days:
Mobile Response Team: (352) 374-5600, Option 1