2023-24 COURSE REGISTRATION INFORMATION
DM COUNSELING MISSION STATEMENT
The CDM counseling department’s vision is to help all students achieve their highest potential in academic, personal/social, and career development.
- Students are our highest priority.
- In collaborating with students, educators, families, and community members to promote student achievement.
- All students have the right to a safe and nurturing environment.
- In the fundamental values of honesty, respect and responsibility and that every student has the right to be heard and treated with dignity.
- In providing all students the knowledge of resources and opportunities available at CDM.
Our mission is to provide a comprehensive counseling program that:
- Serves all students.
- Assists students with healthy decision making.
- Is proactive and preventative in design.
- Provides intentional guidance curriculum that targets knowledge, skills, and attitudes.
Mental Health Resources
If you or a loved one are experiencing a mental health emergency, please, call 911 or go to the closest emergency room.
Other resources include:
Crisis Text Line: Text HOME to 741741 or visit the Crisis Text Webpage. --Free 24/7 crisis text support
Care Solace: Care Solace is a platform provided by the NMUSD School District to help people in need of mental health services get set up with a provider. If your child is struggling, please, reach out to your School Counselor to help walk you and your child through the Care Solace platform.
Parental Help for Defiant Teenagers
Is your teenager violent, depressed, abusing alcohol or drugs, or facing other problems? Here’s how to ease the stress at home and help your teen transition into a happy, successful adult. Please visit "Help Guide."
Talking to Teens
We know that talking to your teenage child may be daunting at times. Talking to Teens is a resource that can help.
Test Anxiety Resource for Parents
Teen Vaping Resources for Parents
Vaping is dangerous. E-Cigs are readily available. This Scholastic article explains the health risks of Vaping.