Counseling Services

WELCOME TO THE GUIDANCE AND COUNSELING DEPARTMENT!
 
The Guidance and Counseling Department is an integral part of our educational system.  Our mission is to provide students with the resources needed to meet their emotional and mental health needs.  
 
 
SCHOOL COUNSELOR LOGO
 
 
 
Mental Health Safety Alerts System
 
Edinburg Consolidated Independent School District is committed to providing mental health support services for all students. We understand that the current pandemic is causing anxiety and significant life changes throughout our community.  In an effort to provide an ease of communication with our school personnel, we have updated our Anonymous Alerts System to include mental health and emotional safety concerns.  If you would like to submit a concern to your campus, simply click on the image below.  
 
Anonymous Alerts
 
To send a report from your phone: 
• Download the Anonymous Alerts® app for free from the Apple Store, Google Play store, or the Chrome store
• Start the App, enter Activation Code:  edinburgcisd
• Send important reports to school officials
• Add a screenshot, photo or video about the incident 

In an emergency, always call 9-1-1!
 
 
Virtual Calming Room
 
Welcome to our Virtual Calming Room.  This site contains videos, tools, resources and activities to help you manage your emotions.  
Virtual Calming Room
Suicide Prevention Resources
National Suicide Prevention Lifeline
 
National Suicide Prevention Lifeline

If you need to talk or are concerned about someone else, please reach out to the National Suicide Prevention Lifeline.  The toll-free lifeline is available to help 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, 365 days a year.  www.suicidepreventionlifeline.org 
Call  800-273-TALK (8255)
Text:  ANSWER to 839863
 
If you or someone you know is in a life-threatening situation, call 911 immediately. 
 
 
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The Trevor Project
 
The Trevor Project is the leading national organization providing crisis intervention and suicide prevention services to lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and questioning (LGBTQ) young people under 25.  If you are a young person in crisis, feeling suicidal, or in need of a safe and judgement-free place to talk, call the Trevor Life Line.  www.thetrevorproject.org 
 
Trevor Lifeline:  Call  866-488-7386
Text: START to 678678
 
 
 
HELP Guide
Start by recognizing the signs:
Help Guide - Guide to Mental Health and Wellness