• School Counselor

    Dear Students and Parents,

    The Student Services Team would like to inform you that we are available via email to support you during our usual school hours.  Make sure to touch base with your teachers during your instructional period.  Please keep in mind there will be not staff on campus.  We want to encourage you to be physically active, eat healthy and practice the instructions from health organizations.  Together we will be successfully navigate through this school year.


    The Student Services Team


    Need to speak to a counselor? 

    Counselors are available Monday-Friday 7:30-3:05 via email.



    A-Di juan.gutierrez@emuhsd.org

    Do-L Barbara.cameron@emuhsd.org

    M-Ra luz.valadez@emuhsd.org

    Re-Z lorena.burgess@emuhsd.org

    Attendance Coordinator      angelica.garcia@emuhsd.org

    Career Center Counselor     violetta.heilemann@emuhsd.org


    YOU ARE NOT ALONE!  Below are some mental health resources and support.

    LA County Dept. of Mental Health:  website or call its 24/7 hotline at (800) 854-7771

    Teen Line:  (800) 852-8336 or text TEEN to 839863 (6pm-10on)

    Crisis Text Line:  text LA to 741741                   

    National Suicide Prevention Lifeline:  (800) 273-8255

    Kaiser Permanente Behavioral Health Care Member Help Line:  (800) 900-3277 

    24/7 Suicide Prevention Hotline:  (877) 727-4727

    Disaster Distress Helpline:  (800) 985-5995 or text "TalkWilthUs" to 66746 or visit its website.

    Trevor Project (LGBTQ+ Crisis Hotline):  (866) 488-7386


    Access the District's Health Resource Book, which provides telephone numbers and website addresses for local community resources, emergency hotlines, and family service organizations, through the city of El Monte and beyond.