COUNSELORS

Request an appointment with a counselor.

Gwen Justice

Counselor, Grades 10, 11 & 12

Lead Counselor

Counseling Department Chair

AP Coordinator 

gjustice@k12.wv.us

(304) 375-6151 x305

Lacie Sturm

Counselor, Grades 6, 7, 8, & 9

Testing Coordinator

lacie.sturm@k12.wv.us

(304) 375-6151 x304

WELCOME TO THE COUNSELING DEPARTMENT

OUR MISSION

The mission for Williamstown High Schools School Counseling program is to provide a safe and nurturing learning environment to promote the academic, career and social/emotional development of all students. The School Counselors at Williamstown High School are dedicated to helping students in a proactive manner to ensure that every student benefits from a program that is comprehensive in scope, preventative in design and developmental in nature.

Jamie's Law,  WHS Suicide Prevention Video for Grades 10-12 Video for Grades 6-9

Suicide Prevention
If you have a mental health emergency while you are learning virtually/remotely (such as you are thinking of hurting yourself or someone else, someone is hurting you, or you know of a student who is in danger) please use the following resources to get help:


National Suicide Prevention Lifeline  1-800-273-TALK (8255)
www.suicidepreventionlifeline.org

Crisis Text Line
Text "Hi" (Or any word or even a single character on your keyboard) to 741741 to text with a trained crisis counselor
www.crisistextline.org

Prevent Suicide WV
www.preventsuicidewv.org

Dial 9-1-1 or report to the Emergency Room

Report to Westbrook Health Services crisis unit on 7th Street, Parkersburg (next to Kroger). Walk in and ask for a crisis evaluation.

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