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Health & Wellness

Health & Wellness in USD

Student Health

District nurses and school Health Clerks assist with the record keeping of state and federal mandated health and immunization records including but not limited to Tuberculosis screening, immunizations, school entry health assessments, scoliosis screening, vision and hearing screening, dental screenings. In addition, staff may administer medication to students on a daily basis as prescribed through a physician.

Union School District is committed to the mental wellbeing of all of our students. We employ a number of counselors as well as contract with outside agencies. If you are concerned about your child, please contact your child’s school who will help determine next steps in getting support for your child.

Social Emotional Learning (SEL)

USD is committed to providing social emotional learning in conjunction with academics. Students' social emotional health is critical for students to thrive and learn.

  • Each school uses a SEL curriculum. Programs in the district include:

      • Kimochi's K-2

      • Second Step

      • Caring School Community

      • Character Strong

  • Project Cornerstone is supported by Santa Clara County Board of Supervisors and in conjunction with the YMCA of Santa Clara Valley, students learn about the 41 Developmental Assets and how to respect each other. Workshops are held annually for students as well as for their parents.

Self Care & Coping Resources

California Parent & Youth Helpline

Parents Anonymous® Inc. launched the California Parent & Youth Helpline® in partnership with Governor Gavin Newsom as part of his initiative to address the impacts of COVID-19. Since 1969, Parents Anonymous® has provided weekly evidence-based support groups for parents, children and youth nationwide.

Call, text or chat for free - 8am – 8pm every day

855-427-2736

Visit caparentyouthhelpline.org for more information.

Crisis Hotlines

The County Suicide and Crisis Hotline and the Crisis Text Line are fully operational.

Call (855) 278-4204 or text RENEW to 741741.

The Friendship Line is both a crisis intervention hotline and a warmline for non-emergency emotional support calls. Call the Friendship Line at (415) 750- 4111.

Bill Wilson Center Crisis Hotline (Youth)

    • SOS Crisis Hotline 408-278-2585

National Suicide Prevention Lifeline

    • 800-273-TALK (8255)

Disaster Distress Hotline

Domestic Violence Hotline

    • 1-800-799-7233

    • TTY 1-800-787-3224

National Alliance on Mental Illness Crisis Text Line

    • TEXT NAMI to 741-741

National Sexual Assault Hotline

    • 800-656-HOPE (4673)

"Thoughts for Caregivers"

    • 24/7 crisis line, (800) 325-HOPE

Parent hotline: Bay Area TALK provides 24-hour support for parents and caregivers in the Bay Area

    • (415) 441-5437

Mental Health & SEL Parent Resources

MentalHealthandSEL-ParentResources.pdf