Take Steps Towards Your Mental Health

We’re here to help!

Please, please reach out to us if you need ANYTHING. We are here to support you, problem-solve with you, and listen.  We can also connect you to community resources.

Kelly Santell, Special Education/Student Services Director – ksantell@wisheights.k12.wi.us  (608) 767-2595 x3005

Julie Horner, School Psychologist – jhorner@wisheights.k12.wi.us   (608) 767-2595 x1106

Kerri Martinez Najera, Elementary School Counselor – kmartineznajera@wisheights.k12.wi.us  (608) 767-2595 x1104

Debbie Schmidt, Mental Health/Student Support – deschmidt@wisheights.k12.wi.us  (608) 767-2595 x2524

Andy Palzkill, Middle/High School Counselor – apalzkill@wisheights.k12.wi.us  (608) 767-2586 x3008

Please visit the school district website for answers to FAQ’s and recent updates. Please see our student services tab for mental health resources.

Additionally, here are some mental health toll-free numbers:

United Way211

Dane County Behavioral Health Resource Center

COVID-19: Resilient Wisconsin: Wisconsin Department of Health Services

24/7 helpline for people struggling with alcohol/substance use: (608) 228-1278

National Suicide 24/7 Lifeline: 1-800-273-8255

Spanish 24/7 Lifeline: 1-888-628-9454

Crisis Text Line: text TALK to 74174

TrevorLifeline: 1-866-488-7386; Trevor text 678678

Briarpatch: https://youthsos.org/resources

Journey Mental Health: (608) 280-2600