Counseling Resources

Dear FRHSD Parents & Guardians,

We hope that this message finds you and your family well. Please know that the counselors in your child’s high school are here to assist and support students socially, emotionally, and academically.

Feel free to contact your child’s counselor, Student Assistance Coordinator (SAC), or Supervisor of Guidance & Counseling should you have any questions related to the well-being of your child.

Additionally, we have compiled a comprehensive list of helpful community resources on our Guidance & Counseling page here.

Below are some examples:

Crisis Text Line

Text HOME to 741741 to connect with a crisis counselor 24 hours a day, 7 days per week.

Mobile Response/Perform Care TELEHEALTH

TELEHEALTH Services are available: it allows you and your family the opportunity to access behavioral & mental health resources electronically during these challenging times. Services are still available, please call if you or someone you know needs HELP. Mobile Response Stabilization Services (MRSS) will come to your home within one hour of notification to provide face-to-face crisis services. Mobile Response and PerformCare are available 24 hours a day, seven days a week. There is no charge for calling Mobile Response/PerformCare. PerformCare assists in linking individuals with services related to emotional and behavioral health concerns. 877-652-7624

Family Crisis Intervention Unit

Family Crisis Intervention Unit provides crisis intervention for families in Monmouth County on a 24 hour basis. The crisis situations involve serious conflict between the parent/guardian and the juvenile, serious threat, incorrigibility, runaway behavior, and truancy issues. 732-542-2444 day / 732-996-7645 night

Psychiatric Emergency Screening Services (PESS)

Monmouth Medical Center is a state-designed emergency screening service for Monmouth County. Crisis intervention, stabilization, mobile outreach, crisis hotline and family crisis services are provided. Services can be accessed through the Emergency Department or by calling our crisis hotline at 732-923-6999

Suicide Prevention Lifeline

1-800-273-8255 - The Lifeline provides 24/7, free and confidential support for people in distress, prevention and crisis resources for you or your loved ones, and best practices for professionals.

Please consider attending the Mental Health Support for Teens During COVID-19 parent virtual sessions by clicking here.

Once again, thank you for your continued partnership in supporting our students. We are happy to address any specific questions or situations that you may be experiencing.


Freehold Regional High School District Counseling Department

FRHSD Counseling Department Sites & Contacts

Colts Neck HS

Diane Peterson, Supervisor

Brittany Bocchieri, SAC

Freehold HS

Suzanne Gallo, Supervisor

Eva Carella, SAC

Freehold TWP HS

Holly Fabiyan, Supervisor

Kristin Clyne, SAC

Howell HS

Rob Galatola, Supervisor

Julie Adkins, SAC

Manalapan HS

Art Pataky, Supervisor

Megan McGowan, SAC

Marlboro HS

Jason Lippart, Supervisor

Please contact your school counselor or Mr. Lippart

*Scroll to the bottom of each website for individual counselor contact information*