Mental Health

Welcome to the Charles County Public Schools Mental Health webpage.  Stop by each week for mental health resources for CCPS students and their parents.

Good mental health is important for everyone, and as important as physical health to our quality of life. Mental health is not simply the absence of mental illness, but also means having the skills necessary to cope with life's  challenges. If ignored, mental health problems can interfere with children’s learning, development, relationships and physical health.

School counselors and school psychologists work to support CCPS students and families. In the coming weeks, their efforts will be highlighted here for the CCPS community to become more aware of the support available for our students.

If your child is experiencing difficulty, please contact their school counselor and/or school psychologist for support. They are available through email and phone.

Beila Lugo, MS,NCSP
Mental Health Coordinator
Nationally Certified School Psychologist

Emergency Resources:
Crisis Text Hotline (24-hour hotline): 741741
1.800.SUICIDE (24-hour hotline):1-800-784-2433
Charles County Department of Social Services
301-392-6739;  301-932-2222 (after hours – Sheriff’s Dept.)