San Leandro USD

Tradition and Innovation

Health, Wellness, and Support

Healthy students learn better and are more successful in school! Healthy families set that stage!

SLUSD fosters the growth, development, and educational achievement of all students by promoting health and wellness, in a safe and supportive environment. We are focused on equity and ensuring that all of our students have the opportunity to be healthy, engaged, and successful.

We are here to serve our entire community to promote optimal health through coordinated school health and wellness programs.

Contact SLUSD educational services coordinator Rachel Vatannia at rvatannia@slusd.us for counseling support for students and families.

CareSolace for a SIMPLE, FAST, and SAFE Tool for Mental Health Support
In our continued effort to support the health and wellness needs of our community, SLUSD partners with CareSolace –  the largest online database of mental health services in California. This free, confidential service allows students, families, and staff to access local mental health programs and counseling services that have been vetted to ensure accreditation, safety, and accessibility.

Care Solace has a live 24/7 concierge line to assist individuals in finding local mental health-related programs and services.  Care Solace does not require a user’s name, address, phone number, or date of birth.

Access to this service is available at caresolace.com/slusdfamilies.

Wellness Together Resource Center: 
During this challenging time, we are offering information on online Emotional Health Resources to all families, students, and community partners. To review any of those resources, please visit the Wellness Together Website, or select this Emotional Health Resources link for a PDF. 

Online Counseling for Educators:
HearYou.org offers confidential, affordable, and timely access to online counseling for California educators and their families at about half the cost of a typical counseling session. Increase your self-care and coping strategies, improve stress management and relationships, and reduce the effects of anxiety/worry, low mood, and grief. HearYou.org is focused on Educator Wellness and is a division of the non-profit Wellness Together School Mental Health. Click here to schedule your free 10-minute phone consultation.

GritX:
GritX.org is a psycho-educational interactive website designed for adolescents and young adults teaching resilience and self-care skills similar to those learned in therapies like Cognitive Behavior Therapy (CBT) and Dialectical Behavior Therapy (DBT).