St. Francis High School

Counseling/College Counseling » SFHSwellness


Providing counseling, support, education and resources to help students and families in meeting the challenges of adolescence, and in leading happy, healthy and full lives. 



Wellness Programs and Health Education


SFHS provides programs related to health and wellness in an effort to build a safe and strong community.

  • Student Assemblies (i.e. Teen Wellness Day; StressLess Days)
  • Mindfulness for Stress Relief
  • Health & Wellness Sections in Classes
  • Speakers/Special Events
  • Teacher and Staff Trainings
  • Parenting Classes and Parent Forums
  • SFHS Wellness Committee


Personal Counseling Services


SFHS offers confidential counseling on-campus and connects students and families to vital community resources when needed.

Common issues addressed include:

  • Academic Stress
  • Family Conflict / Communication
  • Social Issues / Peer Relationships
  • Anxiety and Depression
  • Grief and Loss
  • Substance Abuse
  • Self-Esteem
  • Resiliency and Healthy Coping


Students may access the Wellness/Personal Counselor through referral from a Dean, College Counselor, Parent, Teacher, Peer, or KnightsCare.




Ever wondered how you can help a student you’re concerned about?  If you have concerns about the safety and/or mental health of a St. Francis student, you can use the KnightsCare form and a counselor will reach out to the student.




Helplines for Students and Parents


  • Alcohol and Drug Helpline: 1.800.527.5344
  • Al-Anon and AlaTeen: 1.888.425.8666
  • Crisis Support Services (24/7): 1.800.309.2131
  • National Domestic Violence Hotline/Child Abuse (24/7): 1.800.422.4453
  • National Suicide Prevention Lifeline (24/7): 1.800.273.8255
  • National Teen Dating Abuse: 1.866.331.9474
  • Parental Stress (24/7): 1.888.281.3000
  • Youth Crisis Line (24/7): 1.800.843.5200
  • Youth Line (teenagers answer calls 4-8:00 pm weekdays): 1.888.977.3399