School Counseling

Welcome to the Counselor's Desk 

Mrs. Blue
[email protected]

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs):

What type of support services are available at SMS? 

Support Services:

Student Assistance Teams (SAT)
Reading Recovery
After School Tutoring
Summer School
Career Planner
Counseling Provided by Community Organization
Study Skills Class
Guest Speakers
Advance Placement Courses

What specific services are available through my child's counselor?:

Counselors Services:

Classroom Guidance
Individual Counseling
Test Result Interpretation
Transition Services
Conflict Resolution
Referrals to Outside Agencies
Drug Prevention Program
Advance Program Testing
Career Counseling
Course Planning & Scheduling
Parent/Student/Teacher Liaison
Anger Management Counseling
Academic Counseling
Testing Information
Group Counseling
Character Education
Referrals to Outside Agencies

What is the best way to talk with my child’s counselor?

>A parent should set up an appointment to see their child’s counselor by phone, e-mail, fax, or letter.

What is the best way for my child to talk with his/her counselor?

>The best way is for students to make an appointment with the counselor through the Main Office or at the Counselor's Office. If it is an emergency, they should contact a teacher or general office staff member immediately and let them know of their need to see their counselor.

This page is here to give you links to some phone numbers and informational websites. There are a variety of places you and your family can go to to get help if you need it. I hope these links will help you get a good start. Please remember, if you need to, see Mrs. Blue for any of your questions. You can also email us and Emergency and hotline numbers are listed at the bottom of this page.

Violence Prevention Information
National Sexual Assault Hotline 1-800-656-HOPE

Crisis line for St. Louis, MO 816-531-2003

YWCA Women's Resource Center/ St.Louis Regional Sexual Assault Center, Clayton, MO, Hotline 314-531-7232

Study Skills and Tips

All of these sites give information and tips related to studying and time management in high school and college.  Awebsite that helps students with their toughest math questions. Kindergarten through Calculus.


Substance Abuse Facts and Prevention  National Institute on Drug Abuse website.  Partnership for a Drug Free America website.  Cool website to help educate about many drugs and their effects, etc.  National student organization with information about destructive decisions with alcohol and drugs.  Parent's link to drug information.  U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration website.  Information and quizzes on various types of drug, and where to go for help.  If someone's drinking is affecting your life:  Support resources for children and family members of alcoholics. Toll free #1-888-425-2666 (for Alateen)

Depression and Suicide Facts and Prevention  Suicide Awareness Voices of Education  Information and resources about depression.  Questions and answers about teenaged depression.
Family Support

Alive- Alternatives to Living in Violent Environments1-800-941-9144

Alive's Children's Counseling Program - For children who are affected by domestic violence ages 4-17 years.  Call Jeanne Oberdan MS LMFT (314) 993-2777 or Roselyne Hazard MSW PLCSW (636) 583-5700.  All fees are on a donation only basis.

Parental Stress Hotline 1-800-367-2543

Behavioral Health Response Crisis Line  1-800-811-4760

Child Abuse Hotline  1-800-392-3738

Legal Advocates for Abused Women  1-800-527-1460

Children's Advocacy Center of East Central MO  (573) 468-2271

KUTO - Kids Under Twenty One  BusinessPhone # (314) 963-7574

Crisis Phone for KUTO # (314) 644-5886 Sun.-Thurs. 4pm-10pm and Fr.-Sat. 4pm-12am

CommunityMediation Center  200 Cherry Street Union, MO 63084 636-583-8443.  Call the number.  They will contact all parties and arrange for a mediation session.  Professionally trained mediators will help parties talk and make decisions that are fair for everyone.

PADV Healing Services  636-583-8443 or 1-800-371-0114.  Free services available such as:  Healing groups for men and women, crisis intervention, shelters, court advocacy, professional counseling, sexual assault help.


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