Stress and Anxiety Resources

Placerita Jr. High School's Virtual Wellness Center

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A counselor from Placerita will contact you as soon as possible.

The Cycle of Anxiety

When left untreated and unaddressed, anxiety has a tendency to grow. This is explained by the cycle of anxiety.
What is the Cycle of Anxiety?

Deep Breathing

Deep breathing is a relaxation technique that will help you reduce stress and anxiety. This video provides a brief description of deep breathing followed by guided practice.

How to do Deep Breathing

Focus on Self - Just Breathe

RELAX AND BREATHE: Do Nothing for 10 Minutes
How Mindfulness Empowers Us: An Animation Narrated by Sharon Salzberg

Counseling Support Services


Our counselors are working remotely to support all students. They are available to assist as needed. To reach your child's counselor, please have the student complete our form here...


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For all existing students receiving counseling services through an IEP or school based counseling, counseling services will continue via telehealth. Your child's current counselor/therapist will be reaching out to you by phone regarding logistics.

Placerita Jr. High School

Placerita has been serving Jr. High students in Newhall for almost 60 years. Placerita is just north of Los Angeles in the Santa Clarita Valley.


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