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Counseling Center

Resources for Teen Wellness & Substance Use Prevention


Academic Counseling

POLAHS has three full-time academic counselors who focus on helping students achieve success. Our dedicated and experienced counselors provide a broad range of services for all students, including:

  • Academic counseling
  • Teacher, student, and family collaboration
  • Academic recovery planning
  • Individual meetings for all incoming freshmen
  • Individual meetings for all students annually
  • Private appointments upon request (break, lunch, or after school)
Counseling and Mental Health Resources

POLAHS has one full-time Social Emotional Counselor who is responsible for student programs and services that promote well-being such as:

  • Counseling that is need-based, proactive, flexible, and solution-based
  • Services to students that include individual counseling, group counseling and crisis intervention
  • Referrals to outside community agencies and resources
  • Students to and supervise on-campus counseling opportunities by outside agencies
  • Intervention meetings with administration, teachers and parents
1-800-273-8255 (24 hours a day)
Information and referrals for counseling, emergency shelters, financial assistance,
crisis hotlines, rape crisis and domestic violence: DIAL 211 (24 hours a day)
From outside Los Angeles 1-800-339-6993
Drug and Alcohol Information
Founded in 1980 to help adolescents address their problems through
a confidential peer hotline and community outreach program.
1-310-855-4673 or 1-800-852-8336
Text "TEEN" to 839863
On-call therapists 1-866-488-7386