* If you are experiencing a mental health emergency, please contact our county hotline at 1-209-468-8686, National Lifeline at 1-800-273-8255 (en espanol 1-800-628-9454), text "Hello" to the Crisis Hotline 741741, call 911, or go to the nearest emergency room / hospital.
Counselors are available during COVID-19 Distance Learning.
Counselors are available through
from 9am-3pm, Monday - Friday.
To request an appointment click on the link bit.ly/2Rm5uqj
HCA COUNSELING DEPARTMENT
HCA SCHOOL CODE/CEEB: 054631
HCA Counseling Vision
The vision of the Health Careers Academy High School comprehensive counseling program is to ensure all students are successful in college and in their careers by incorporating the values of being professional, academically inclined, service-oriented, emotionally strong, integrity driven, optimistic, and nurturing to the surrounding community.
HCA Counseling Mission
The Mission of Health Careers Academy School Counseling Program is to provide each student with the opportunity to acquire the attitude, knowledge, and skills for an academic, career, and emotional/social development in a safe and supportive environment. The comprehensive school counseling program will educate and empower a collaborative community of learners to achieve academic success and develop life skills to become lifelong learners, critical thinkers, and responsible community members in a diverse, changing world. Students will learn how to be professional, academic, service-oriented, emotionally strong, display integrity, be optimistic, and nurturing to the surrounding community.
*Important*The Counseling office and services are always available for emergency or urgent needs. Please let any adult on campus know that you need to see a school counselor immediately.
Resources for Students and Parents
San Joaquin 211: Resources to housing/shelter, healthcare, counseling, food, legal services and more. 24 hours/7 days a week. Free and Confidential
National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI): Call the NAMI helpline 1-800-950-6264 or in a crisis text? Text NAMI to 741741
National Alliance on Mental Illness of San Joaquin: NAMI San Joaquin County is a grassroots family, client and community member organization, dedicated to improving the lives of people with mental health challenges and the lives of their families and friends. These challenges are known as neurobiological brain disorders or psychiatric disabilities.
National Suicide Prevention Hotline: 1-800-273-8255 or Text 741741
IMPORTANT SAT CODES:
3594: Sends to all CSU's
4129: UC Merced (will also send to all UC's)
IMPORTANT ACT CODES:
0435: CSU STANISLAUS
0450: UC MERCED
UNIVERSITY OF CALIFORNIA A-G LIST
COLLEGE APPLICATIONS-COLLEGE EXPLORATIONS
SAN JOAQUIN DELTA COLLEGE
Go to www.deltacollege.edu to apply to Delta College
Below is the link to a video from our counselors on how to apply.