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In-School Mental Health Program

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DASD values collaborative learning and critical thinking while remaining focused on student wellness and serving the whole child. 

DASD is committed to promoting safe and supportive schools for a positive school culture that celebrates our diverse community and healthy social and emotional development.

Student Programs

DASD utilizes a variety of research-based practices to support behavioral and mental health needs of students, including:

CURRICULUM
  • Elementary school counselor lessons in all grades K-5

  • Mental health education added to health curriculum in grades 7-12

  • Signs of Suicide program at Marsh Creek Sixth Grade Center

  • QPR Suicide Prevention Training for all ninth graders

Community

24-Hour Crisis Support

24-Hour Crisis Support

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

Valley Creek Crisis Intervention
24-Hour Hotline 
610-280-3270

Safe to Say Something
24-Hour Tip Line 
1-844-SAF2SAY
www.safe2saypa.org/tip

Are you afraid someone you know may hurt themselves? Submit an anonymous tip and school officials and law enforcement (as necessary) will immediately respond.

CHESTER COUNTY CHILD & ADOLESCENT MENTAL HEALTH SERVICES