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Chelsea Balough, Counselor

Monday-Friday 8-3:00

Google Voice & text: 925-238-3353

Voicemail Only: 925-855-5800


Lauren Haynes, Student Support Counselor 

Monday, Wednesday, Friday 8-3:00

Google Voice & text: 925-268-8237

Voicemail Only: 925.855.5800


You are not alone

The world is going through this with you. Check out this article, it covers the lives of 12 teens just like you who are stuck at home. 

How to stay healthy and happy while at home 
  • Have a Google Hangout with friends or family 
  • Journal
  • Make a list of things you are grateful for
  • Open the window to hear the birds sing and smell fresh air
  • Disconnect from Social Media. If you cant do it all together maybe take small breaks. 30 minutes can help! 
  • Contact your SVMS counselor. Set up a time to connect via video or text chat

Mrs. Balough and Mrs. Haynes are here for you while we are away from school. 

Ways to get in touch with us:

  • Send us a school loop message
  • Email,
  • Google chat or google hangout too
  • Google voice and text 
  • Office Hours 


Distance Learning Counseling

Hello Stone Valley Students and Families, 

Welcome to the 2020-2021 school year. While we are physically away from you, we continue to be here for you in so many other ways. Counseling continues to be here to support you with your academics, relationships with friends and family and just being alive during this very unique time in history. 

We strongly believe in the power of community. Together we can journey through the most trying times and celebrate the happiness when it arrives. 

Hang in there and reach out to Mrs. Haynes or Mrs. Balough anytime. If we don't have an answer for you, we will help you find it. 

Stay strong and feel the love from the Stone Valley Pride! 

Your Counselors,

Mrs. Balough and Mrs. Haynes 



How Can you Contact your Counselor
  • Google Voice (you can text this number also) 
  • Google Hang out
  • Office Hours 
CALL 1.800.273.8255 for the 24 hr National Suicide Prevention hotline or TEXT 
HOME to 741741
Managing Anxiety During the Corona Virus Tis and Tricks
Gentle Reminders for self care
If you need Immediate Assistance:

Emergency: Call 911
Crisis and Support:
YouthLine: Call (877.968.8491) Text: teen2teen to (839863)
Crisis, Support, LGBTQ:
The Trevor Project: Call (866-488-7386) Text: START to (678678) Drugs and Alcohol Education, Treatment and Referral
National Drug Helpline: Call (844-289-0879)

Physical and Mental Health Resources:

California Youth Crisis Line (800-843-5200)
Contra Costa Crisis Center (800-833-2900)
Peer help: Teen Line
National Runaway Switchboard (800-786-2929)
Child Protective Services (to report child abuse/neglect) (925-646-1680) Parental Stress Service (800-829-3777)

Homeless Hotline (800-808-6444)

Lunch Services

For the students in our community who qualify for the Federal Lunch Program, John Baldwin Elementary and Walt Disney Elementary are staffed to serve lunch from 11:30 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. beginning on Monday, March 16th. The menu will be limited and all items will be prepackaged.