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If you have any concerns regarding your social- emotional health, please contact any staff, teacher, counselor or administrator with any questions. In addition, please refer to the following links below. 

National Suicide Prevention Lifeline (Didi Hirsch) 24/7: 1.800.273.TALK (8255)

Veterans: press 1 or text 838255

Para español, oprima el numero 2

Disaster Distress Helpline: 800-985-5990

Crisis Text Line (24/7): Text LA to 741741

Los Angeles County Department of Mental Health Access Line: 1.800.854.7771

Los Angeles County Community Resources Information Line: 2-1-1 - for additional resources and information about basic assistance, including CalFRESH and CalWORKS or may access additional information on the DPSS Website.

County of Los Angeles Resources:

The Department of Public Health has created guidance for shelters.

LAHSA has launched an informational site, which includes the most recent information.

Los Angeles County Department of Mental Health: COVID-19 information page with additional mental health and wellbeing resources, including tips and guidance for healthcare workers.

Los Angeles County Department of Public Health: Coronavirus webpage

Los Angeles County: COVID-19 site

Student Health and Human Services website - regularly updated with specific resources and information 

Wellness Resources

School Physician-related health services are available District-wide on a limited basis upon request. Below is a general list of services facilitated by LAUSD school physicians located in each Local District area.

Medical Exams and Appraisal for:

  • Students with special health needs in special education instruction.

  • Pre-participation sports clearance for interscholastic sports and Special Olympics.

  • Infants and toddlers with special needs who may be eligible for early  intervention services. 

  • Children who need a school entry exam and do not have access to a regular medical provider.

Related Services: 

  • Confer with school personnel, students' physicians, and parents regarding classroom placement and/or management of various health problems.

  • Diastat Training

  • OT/PT Related Services

  • Issue medical permits/exclusions/exemptions/sports participation waivers when necessary.

  • Provide and/or arrange emergency care of students ill or injured at school.

  • Provide medical consultation to local district personnel, special education staff, and nurse in the assigned districts.

  • Provide clinical supervision to nurse practitioners and medical assistants.

Requests for Services:

Requests for services are usually initiated, and/or coordinated through the onsite school nurse, appropriate designated school personnel, and/or District Nursing. Generally, requests are screened, assessed, and approved by the Local District attending school physician.

Appointment Line: (213) 202-7590

Garfield High School

501 Woods Ave. 
Los Angeles, CA 90022
Phone: (323) 262-0721

Monday - Friday: 1:00pm – 5:00pm

Dental Hours:
Monday: 7:00 – 5:00pm
Tuesday - Friday: 8:00am – 5:00pm