We hope everyone had a great 2021-2022 school year! Counselors will be working very brief hours during the summer and may not be accessible until the beginning of the 2022-2023 school year which begins on August 17. To email your counselor, simply click on his/her name.
If a student is in immediate danger/crisis, please contact the front office during regular hours at 661-324-9841. If it is after hours, please contact law enforcement or crisis services. The National Suicide Prevention Lifeline is 1-800-273-8255. The local Crisis Hotline is 1-800-991-5272.
We have also created grade level specific Canvas Counseling Classrooms with all sorts of great information to help prepare for academics, careers, college, self-care, etc. Look for our link on your Canvas dashboard!
And as always- be safe and be kind!
Bakersfield High School Counselors Page of Resources (CPR) Addressing Anxiety
10 Techniques to calm your anxiety
(Before starting, adopt a comfortable sitting position)
To use the 4-7-8 technique, focus on the following breathing pattern:
**repeat the cycle up to 4 times
National Alliance on Mental Illness
Resources for mental and physical health
Free and confidential support for people in distress and prevention/crisis resources for you or your loved ones
A free app for meditation and mindfulness
A free app for sleep, meditation, and relaxation
Stop, Breathe, & Think
A free app for mindfulness and compassion
A free app to help calm fear or panic attacks as they are starting