Mental Health

In need of help? Just need to talk? Help is here!

Guidance Secretary-Mrs. Grogan-Brown (6th-12th) 

Guidance Counselors-Middle School: Mr. Chase (6th-8th)  

      High School: Mrs. Gregory (9th-10th)

      Mrs. Cleveland (11th-12th)

School Psychologist- Mr. Erickson 


School counselors coordinate activities to meet the needs of students through:

Consultation: school counselors work with parents, teachers, students and other involved parties 

to develop strategies to assist students.

Personal Counseling: provides a student maximum privacy in which to freely explore ideas, 

feelings, and behaviors.

Crisis Counseling: provides prevention and interventions such counseling, is short term in nature 

addressing a particular student’s concern.

Referral: counselors refer students and their families to appropriate community agencies when needed. 


How to get in touch with the guidance department:

-Stop into the guidance office and make an appointment

-Phone Number for Guidance: 607-746-1310 


Mobile Crisis Assessment Team (MCAT)

MCAT’s mental health staff provides help during crisis to children and adults in Oneida, 

Herkimer, Schoharie, Otsego, Delaware, and Chenango counties. MCAT has the ability to respond to crisis where they occur, and work with the individual, family and community based agencies to assist with appropriate needs. MCAT services are provided at no cost to the recipient.


Examples of crises can include but are not limited to:

-Threats to harm self or others

-Behavioral issues

-Severe depression, anxiety or symptoms from other mental illnesses

-Erratic behavior

-Any form of abuse


MCAT’s Services include:

-24-hour, 7-day/week intervention

-Mental health assessment

-Crisis de-escalation

-Linkage to services

-Follow up services

-Alerts to identify and assist those who are at increased risk

-Crisis debriefing

-Coordination with schools, medical and mental health providers, and other agencies to provide crisis interventions and to help monitor clients who are at risk.


How to get in touch with MCAT:


Staff is available 24-hours a day, seven days a week.

315-732-6228 or 1-844-732-6228


More Mental Health resources in Delaware County: 


Link to Delaware County Department of Mental Health Facebook Page

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