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Student and Family Support

Ms. Guadalupe Juarez, LMSW

Highlands HS Social Worker


Phone: 210-438-6800 ext. 35037

Social Worker Newsletter - CLICK HERE

Social Worker Virtual Office - CLICK HERE

Areas that I can assist: Crisis intervention, Social emotional support, Mental health- individual, family or group counseling and referrals for services, Case management- examples referrals for assistance with school supplies, food, and clothing/shoe, basic needs and utility assistance etc., Homelessness, Unaccompanied youth (no parent involvement), students in Foster care, Pregnancy, Teen Parents (Male & Female) and Migrant families, Learning new Coping and Social Skills, accompanying students with 504 and ARD meetings (per parent request), I will be accessing and utilizing school and community resources.

***Your information will be kept confidential, however there are limits to confidentiality. ***

School Nurse Information

  • Audrey Parker RN -
  • Lynn Carpenter LVN -
  • Valerie Garcia HA -
PHONE: (210) 438-6800 ext. 35014 or ext. 70302   

FAX: (210) 228-3004

Nurse's Newsletter Fall 2020

Click the PDF below to read the Nurse's Newsletter including COVID-19 Information!

Click each section below to expand and view resources.
  • Free COVID-19 Testing Locations

    Cuellar Community Center

    5626 San Fernando St., San Antonio, TX 78237

    Ramirez Community Center

    1011 Gillette Blvd., San Antonio, TX 78224

    • Monday-Sunday, 10am-2pm
    • No appointment required
    • Parents may be asked to assist with administering the COVID-19 test if their child requires assistance


    Freeman Coliseum

    3201 E. Houston St., San Antonio, TX 78219

    • Must call 211 to setup an appointment.
    • Registration and appointment required
    • Monday-Sunday, 9am-4pm
    • Call 833.213.0643 to schedule an appointment
    • Parents may be asked to assist with administering the COVID-19 test if their child requires assistance


    Additional COVID-19 Resources

    COVID-19 Hotline

    The San Antonio Metropolitan Health District has opened a COVID-19 Hotline for residents to ask questions about the virus. The hotline is available in English and Spanish. Residents can call 210.207.5779. Hours of operation are Monday - Friday 8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. and Saturday & Sunday 8:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m. 24/7

    Mental Health Support Line

    Texas Health and Human Services launched a 24/7 statewide mental health support line to help Texans experiencing anxiety, stress or emotional challenges due to the COVID-19 pandemic. Call toll-free at 1.833.986.1919 anytime to speak to a counselor.

    Crisis Text Line

    Are you feeling anxious about COVID-19? To get free confidential, 24/7 support for anxiety, text "HOME" to 741741.

    National Parent Helpline

    Parenting can be overwhelming, especially during times of crisis. If you are struggling or need some support, you can call the National Parent Helpline® to get emotional support. Call 1.855.427.2736 between 12:00 p.m. and 9:00 p.m. Monday through Friday to speak to a trained advocate.

    Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration's (SAMHSA's) Disaster Distress Hotline

    1.800.985.5990 or text TalkWithUs to 66746.

  • Suicide Prevention Lifeline


    United Way Helpline


    The Children’s Shelter- Harvey E. Najim HOPE CENTER


    The Children’s Bereavement Center of South Texas


    Clarity Child Guidance Center

    • 8535 Tom Slick, SAT 78229
    • (210) 616-0300


    Center for Health Care Services

    • 227 W. Drexal, SAT 78210
    • (210) 223-7233
    • 1-800-316-9241


    Texas Youth Hotline: 1-800-210-2278 

    Guided Meditation with Martinez Street Women’s Center:

    If you are interested in learning more about guided meditation, Martinez Street Women's Center is offering guided meditation and mindfulness practice three times per day (at 6:45 a.m., 9:00 a.m. and 5:00 p.m.) Monday through Friday on their digital radio station. Visit:

    One in Five Minds - Support and Education for Mental Health

    Our mission to promote awareness and education on children's mental health is fully operational with our new site.  With a click of a button parents can learn about the warning signs of mental illness, watch videos or read blogs from experts in the field, download our free handbooks, find help and events, read stories from parents and so much more! 

    The new site also features an entire section dedicated to military families and the children's mental health challenges they face, made possible through the support of USAA. 

    We can't wait for you to explore

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