LHS Mental Health Support and Resources

Welcome to the Mental Health Support Page

In a continued effort to support students during these unprecedented times, this website was created to provide access to Lafayette's Mental Health Support Team and mental health resources to all of our students & families!

If you would like to refer your student for school-based services check out the Mental Health Resources tab (click here)

For emergencies, call 911 and refer to Crisis Services tab for phone numbers for hotlines or see below.

School Psychologist

Amanda Goldsmith, Ph.D.
Certified School Psychologist


District Mental Health Specialist

Adam Lynch, MS, EdS, LPCA


School Social Worker

Julie Bennington, MSW, LCSW
Licensed Clinical Therapist

Youth Service Center

Kathryn Chastain


District Mental Health Specialist

Hannah Koch, MEd, EdS, MSW, CSW


If you need immediate assistance, please see the emergency crisis numbers below:


National Domestic Violence Hotline 1-800-799-7233

National Suicide Prevention Hotline 1-800-273-8255

New Vista Crisis Line 1-800-928-8000

Trevor Project Crisis Line for LGBTQ+ 1-866-488-7386

Samaritan Hospital 859-226-7000

The Ridge 1-800-753-4673

U of L Peace Hospital 859-928-8000