Sailor Support: Counseling and Support Resources

The Scituate Public Schools' Adjustment Counselors have compiled content to support families and students in a variety of ways. Whether your child is struggling with mental health, your family needs assistance with food, or you want to look into some calming coping strategies for general stress, this website may help direct you to the appropriate supports and resources.

Who are the Secondary level Adjustment Counselors and how do I reach them?

Jen Lopes, Scituate High School

Jen Lopes is a Massachusetts Licensed School Adjustment Counselor and Licensed Independent Clinical Social worker. Jen has been proudly working with students and families as the Adjustment Counselor at Scituate High School since 2011. With over 30 years in the field, Jen has supported children, teens and families in working at DCF, Children/Teens who experience domestic violence, Inpatient and Partial Psychiatric Hospital and Hospice Social Work. Please contact Mrs. Lopes at jlopes@scit.org

Click here to schedule an appointment with Mrs. Lopes

Lindsay Newton, Gates Middle School

Lindsay Newton is a Massachusetts Licensed School Adjustment Counselor and Licensed Independent Clinical Social worker. Lindsay has a background in clinical practice with adolescents, with a focus in Dialectical Behavioral Therapy. Lindsay has previously worked as a clinician in mental health Day Treatment, Outpatient, and Intensive In-Home settings as well as school based Social Work. Please contact Mrs. Newton at Lnewton@scit.org

Click here to schedule an appointment with Mrs. Newton

Emergency Support: If you or a loved one are experiencing a mental health crisis, please call our areas's Crisis response team with Aspire Health. They can be contacted by calling 617-774-6036 or 800-528-4890. The office is staffed 24 hours a day, 365 days a year. Those seeking assistance are encouraged to call, but walk-ins are accepted. Aspire Crisis Team is located at 460 Quincy Avenue in Quincy. If you are a Boston Resident in crisis please contact BEST (Boston Emergency Services Team) by calling 1(800)-981-HELP (4357) . In the event of an emergency, you can also call 911 or go to your nearest Emergency Department for help.

If you are student in need of help or in crisis, please tell a trusted adult immediately that you may need emergency mental health support.

Scituate Public Schools606 Chief Justice Cushing Hwy.Scituate, MA 02066
Central Office: (781) 545-8759