SCHOOL COUNSELING

Counseling Office

(970) 243-1771

 

Mission Statement

To provide proactive comprehensive support to address students’ social, emotional, and educational needs. This happens with the help of parents/guardians, teachers and the community to help all students succeed in school and as life-long learners in our ever changing world.

 

Karen Adelgren, MA

970-243-1771 ext 112

k.adelgren@caprockacademy.org

Sarah McBroom, MA

970-243-1771 ext 142

s.mcbroom@caprockacademy.org

Office Hours

The counseling office is open from 7:00 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. during the regular school day. Students can schedule an appointment by stopping by the front desk before/after school or during passing time. Students may also ask a teacher or aid to contact the counselor during the school day. Any before/after school appointments must be made directly through the individual counselor.

Families are welcome to make an appointment to see their student's counselor by either calling the counseling office's main number at (970) 243-1771 or by contacting the specific counselor by email. The counselors are also available on Friday to visit as well.

 

Mental Health Information

Reaching out and asking for help can include not only the school counselor but other trusted adults and organizations for mental health or crisis support.  Many location and national resources are available for assistance 24 hours a day, seven days a week.

During school hours, the Caprock School Counselors are also available to assist with additional information or resources. 

Colorado Crisis Services (1-844-493-TALK (8255))  This service provides confidential and immediate support for anyone in crisis.  A crisis could be struggling with mental health issues, suicidal thoughts, relationship struggles, stress, bullying, depression, anxiety and other concerns you may have.

Visit: “Chat Now” at http://coloradocrisisservices.org

Text: TALK to 38255

Crisis Text Line (Text “HOME” to 741741)

This service will connect you with a trained crisis counselor allowing you to text anonymously.  Counselors will help those who text them remain calm and safe until they get further help.

Mind Springs Health Local Crisis Line (1-888-207-4004)

24 hours a day and seven days a week support for a mental health crisis situation. This number can also provide information about local services.

Visit: https://mindspringshealth.org/crisis-services/

National Suicide Prevention Lifeline (1-800-273-8255)

Free and confidential support for those who are having suicidal thoughts.  This is prevention and intervention resource for those who want to help themselves, a friend or a family member in distress as well as this is a support service for mental health professionals.

Visit: www.suicidepreventionlifeline.org and click “CHAT”

Safe2Tell (1-877-542-7233)

Safe2Tell is a completely anonymous service to immediately send your tip to 911, school security and the administration.  This is a safe way to report a number of issues such as bullying, suicidal thoughts, substance abuse, sexual assault, assault, eating disorders or a school shooting threat.

Visit: www.safe2tell.org

Download: The Safe2Tell app from the Apple or Google Play app store.

Signs of Suicide Parent Portal

We are excited to announce that Caprock Academy is utilizing a brand new resource, the SOS Signs of Suicide Portal, as a part of our school-wide suicide prevention efforts. Log in to this free educational site for information on warning signs and risk factors for youth suicide, access useful resources, and to learn more about the key message all students will learn: ACT (Acknowledge, Care, Tell). You can preview the video your student will watch and take an anonymous online mental health screening on behalf of your child.

 

To access this mental health resource, visit www.sossignsofsuicide.org and enter:

Username: caprocka-par

Password: caprockSOS

714 24 1/2 Road

Grand Junction, CO  81505

Monday - Friday

7:00am - 3:30pm

970-243-1771

970-243-3612 (fax)

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