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Wellness Center Hours:

Before School 8:00 am - 8:30am
Break 10:55am - 11:10am
Lunch 1:10pm  - 1:45pm

Before School 8:00 am - 8:30am
Break 10:55am - 11:10am
Lunch 1:10pm  - 1:45pm

Before School 8:00 am - 8:30am
Break 9:58am - 10:12am
Lunch 11:39am - 12:18pm

Before School 8:00 am - 8:30am
Break 10:55am - 11:10am
Lunch 1:10pm  - 1:45pm

Before School 8:00 am - 8:30am
Break 10:55am - 11:10am
Lunch 1:10pm  - 1:45pm


*Hours subject to change during testing, school finals, holiday(s) breaks, school closures.
Emergency Services

Child Protective Services
(831) 454-2273

SC County Mental Health      
1(800) 952-2335 

National Suicide Prevention Lifeline (24-hours)                  
Dial 988 for free, confidential crisis support.

Youth CRISIS Text Line          
(Text HOME to 741741)
Crisis Text Line serves anyone, in any type of crisis, providing access to free, 24/7 support via a medium people already use and trust: text.

Mental Health
Watsonville PD (non-emergency line) (831) 471-1151

Local Community Resources
Family Engagement and Wellness Center
(831) 786-2100

Pajaro Valley Prevention and Student Assistance (PVPSA)     
(831) 728-6445 

Encompass Community Services                       
(831) 688-8856

Monarch Services           
(831) 722-4532 

Community Action Board of Santa Cruz County        
(831) 763-2147

Salud Para La Gente            
(831) 728-0222

Second Harvest Food Bank   
(831) 722-7110

Student Wellness

Welcome to our WHS Wellness Space! 

As we know, balancing school, home life, work, relationships and your emotional well-being can be a challenging experience.  Our goal is to support you with the tools, life-skills and resources to make the most out of your high school years and journey ahead.  We look forward to working with you this school year and wish you all academic, social, and emotional success! 

¡Bienvenidos a nuestro centro de consejería Social y Emocional de WHS!

Sabemos que balancear la escuela, vida del hogar, trabajo, las relaciones y tu bienestar emocional puede ser una experiencia desafiante.  Nuestra meta es apoyarte con herramientas, habilidades de vida y los recursos adecuados para aprovechar al máximo tus años de preparatoria y tu camino hacia delante.  ¡Esperamos trabajar con ustedes este año escolar y les deseamos éxito académico, social y emocional! 


Mrs. Bugayong & Mr. Wright


If you are concerned about a student, friend or yourself please send the Wellness Team a Wellness Referral for us to provide a Wellness Check-In.


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Socio-Emotional Counselor                                                                          Mental Health Counselor                          Brianna Bugayong, M.A.E., PPSC                                                                  Kalon Wright, LCSW              (She/Her/Hers)                                                                                                    (He/Him/His)     
Phone: (831) 728-6390 x6495                                                                          Phone: (831) 728-6390 x64952 
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WHS Wellness Center


The Wellness Center is a safe, supportive environment on the WHS campus where students can visit, decompress/destress and discuss a variety of issues from sadness, grief, loss, self-esteem, family life and stress, anxiety and other socio-emotional and mental health needs. 

Through both on-campus programming and community-based partnerships, students receive coordinated Socio-Emotional & Mental Health support services to maximize student engagement and success.

The Wellness Center is a safe and caring space, students are not in trouble when they are referred or when they drop in. All school personnel are mandated reporters. If students report harm to self or harm to others, then staff are required to report that information.


Wellness Center FAQs


Q: What kinds of concerns does the Wellness Center address?

A: The Wellness Center addresses a wide variety of socio-emotional & mental health concerns that may interfere with success in school and/or in life.

Q: What types of services are provided for students? 

A: Students can participate in a variety of services including mental health, short term counseling, referrals to community agencies and more. The Wellness Center services provided to students are free and confidential! 


Q What is mental health? Why does it matter?

A: Mental health is our emotional, psychological and social well being. It is important because it affects how we think, feel and act in our everyday life. It affects how we interact with others, our engagement in our daily routine, physical health,  and living situation.