Student Assistance Counselor


What is Student Assistance Counseling?

Student Assistance Counseling is talking confidentially with a professional counselor to discuss problems and develop healthy and effective coping strategies together.

Examples of problems might include:

anger issues
alcohol and other drugs use
suicidal thoughts
relationship issues
eating disorders
school-related issues
cutting and other self-injury behaviors
and ANY other issues having an affect on you.


All conversations with the Student Assistance Coordinator is confidential except if there is concern of immediate harm to self or others, there is suspected or reported abuse/neglect or concern about harassment, intimidation and/or bullying (HIB).

You can contact Ms. Bajakian by:
stopping by room G100 (corner of B and G Hall)
call 201-768-3200 ext 13260
email:  [email protected]

CarePlus, a local non-profit agency, is an incredible resource to support mental health, recovery and well-being.~ They have such programs as: a wellness group for teenage girls, a 'parenting with common sense' class for parents and a 'freedom from anxiety' group that helps teens learn coping skills - among many others.

We invite our Northern Valley families to visit the CarePlus website and review upcoming offerings.~ 
Perhaps CarePlus may be of some help for you or for someone you love.

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