In-School Mental Health Program
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.
DASD utilizes a variety of research-based practices to support behavioral and mental health needs of students, including:
MTSS systems for early identification of behavioral support needs
Suicide screenings and assessment K-12
Review 360 student screenings
Access to a variety of student clubs that support DEI as well as healthy social and emotional development
Elementary school counselor lessons in all grades K-5
Mental health lessons added to health curriculum in grades 6-10 (actively involving school counselors)
Signs of Suicide program in grades 6-10 health classes
24-Hour Crisis Support
National Suicide Prevention Lifeline
Call, text or chat 988
Valley Creek Crisis Intervention
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