Social Emotional Support Referral Form


  • If you or a friend of yours is in need of social or emotional support OR have been a witness or victim of Sexual Assault or Harassment, and it is not a life-threatening emergency, please fill out the referral form.

*If you or someone you know is in an immediate suicidal crisis, call 911 immediately. If you have thoughts of suicide or just need to talk with someone, you can call the Suicide Prevention Hotline at 800-273-8255 (Available 24 hours a day, 7 days per week).


  • If you are concerned about your child or student’s social-emotional well-being, please fill out the referral form. 
  • Staff and parents can also make a self-referral to obtain mental health referrals and support.

*If you or someone you know is experiencing a life-threatening mental health or physical health emergency, call 911 immediately or go to the nearest emergency room. If you have thoughts of suicide or just need to talk with someone, you can call the Suicide Prevention Hotline at (800) 273-8255 (Available 24 hours a day, 7 days per week).

Social-Emotional Services

Reasons to Seek Support

Students and families may seek support for a variety of common life stressors including:

  • Social Skills
  • Depression
  • Anxiety
  • Grief/Loss
  • Study Skills/Motivation/Engagement
  • Family Changes
  • Sexual Assault/Harassment 

Services Include:

  • Individual Counseling
  • Group Counseling
  • Student Mentoring 
  • Restorative Justice Practices
  • Referrals/Linkages
  • Consultation
  • Crisis Intervention
  • Workshops/Trainings

*These services are at no cost to families and available to all NUSD students.

Who Provides Support

In NUSD, we have specially trained, committed and caring staff at each school site who provide a variety of social-emotional supports. These teams include:

  • School Social Workers (at all sites)
  • School Psychologists (at all sites)
  • School Counselors (at secondary sites)

How to Access Support

Site-Based Referrals: Contact your/your child’s school or teacher to be connected with the School Social Worker or Psychologist.

District Referral: Complete a Social Emotional Support Referral form (above).

Confidential Teen Line

Teen Line is a confidential hotline for teenagers which operates every evening from 6:00pm to 10:00pm. If you have a problem or just want to talk with another teen who understands, then this is the right place for you! You can call us at 800-TLC-TEEN (852-8336) or text us by texting “TEEN” to 839863.

McKinney Vento

Site social workers, in collaboration with the Foster/Homeless Liaison, provide services and support to students who are considered foster youth and/or unhoused under the McKinney Vento Act. Social Workers provide referrals, direct services and case management support to reduce barriers and improve academic engagement and achievement of foster and unhoused students. For more information regarding McKinney Vento services and rights, click here.