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Wellness Resources

We are committed to creating a safe and supportive learning environment for every student. We recognize that students, especially adolescents, are going through significant development and transition that may impact their future well-being. The resources below are tools for students and families to help address a variety of wellness-related topics. Display of these resources does not imply endorsement by San José Unified. 

If you or someone you know is experiencing a medical or mental health emergency, call 911. 

Leland Wellness Resource Page

Almaden Valley Counseling Services  408-997-0200

The Almaden Valley Counseling Service envisions a community where everyone has access to affordable mental health counseling. AVCS is a community-based, nonprofit counseling agency committed to meeting the mental health concerns of all ages with an emphasis on youth. AVCS offers a full range of counseling services which supports and promotes personal growth, positive family relationships and emotional well-being.

All communication with students is confidential, except for situations where AVCS counselors ARE mandated reporters. To see a counselor, please reach out to Assistant Principal, Anh-Kiet Tran

Kevin Nguyen (AVCS) Monday - Thursday - Friday -

Sasha Toscano (AVCS) Tuesday -

Savitha Nanjangud (AVCS) Wednesday -

Local Organizations

Asian Pacific Youth Program: 408-287-6200
Counseling by Ujima: 408-928-1700
Differential Response: 408-793-8977
Hope Services: 408-284-2850
REACH Program: 1-855-273-2248
Santa Clara Behavioral Health Services: 1-800-704-0900
National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI) Santa Clara: 408-453-0400
LGBTQ Resources: Local/National: 408-977-8800

National Hotlines (24/7)

National Suicide Hotline: 1-800-273-TALK
National Teen Help Line: 1-978-688-TEEN
Youth & Teen Suicide Crisis Hotline 1-888-247-7717
Youth Crisis Hotline 1-800-843-5200
Grief Counseling   1-800-837-1818
Youth Runaway   1-800-718-4357
School Violence   1-800-863-7600
Abortion Hotline   1-800-772-9100
Homelessness     1-800-808-6444

National Quick Links

American Foundation on Suicide Prevention
Suicide Prevention Lifeline – 800.273.TALK (8255)
Lifeline Crisis Chat
International Association for Suicide Prevention (IASP)
Boys Town
Boys Town Hotline – 800.448.3000
The Trevor Project
Know The Signs

Santa Clara Suicide & Crisis Hotline: 1-855-278-4294 Available: 24/7
Santa Clara County Teen Crisis Line: 1-888-247-7717 Available: 24/7
Mental Health Call Center: 1-800-704-0900 Available: 24/7
The Santa Clara County Suicide & Crisis Hotline is a 24-hour, toll-free confidential suicide prevention hotline available 7 days a week for phone intervention and emotional support by highly trained volunteer Crisis Phone Counselors to help individuals who are experiencing: different forms of crises, emotional or situational distress, a need for ongoing support, varying degrees of mental illness, a need for general information or referrals.