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Counseling Services at Aptos High

Drug Medi-Cal (DMC) Groups- provides group counseling services to students. Utilizes the evidence based 'Seven Challenges' curriculum to teach students decision making skills around different issues they face such as:

  • peer/social relationships
  • substances use
  • academic struggles.

The services are provided under minor consent and are voluntary.

Secondary Student Assistance Program (SAP) Counseling- provides individual mental health services to students to help them with numerous issues including:

  • school transitions
  • grief/loss
  • peer/family/school conflicts
  • drug/alcohol issues
  • anger management.

Early Periodic Screening Diagnosis and Treatment (EPSDT) Counseling- provides individual mental health services to students who have Medi-Cal insurance. Counselor assists:

  • abuse
  • grief
  • loss transitions.

Our ultimate goal is to help students stay in school and succeed!

Hours & Contact Info

Drugs & Alcohol: 

Room: I-205c


Counseling (SAP):

Room: I-205a


Medi-Cal Counselor (EPSDT):

Room: I-205a


Immediate Help


Santa Cruz County Mental Health: 


Suicide Prevention: 


Child/ Family Protective Services: 


Youth Services: 


Family Services: 


831-423-9504(Santa Cruz)

Alcoholics Anonymous: 


Narcotic Anonymous: