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Mental Health & Wellness

We care about the overall well-being of our students and families.  If your family is in need of anything, please do not hesitate to contact us and we will work together to find a solution.  If you or a loved one is in a mental health emergency, please contact 911 or go to the nearest Emergency Room immediately.  

You can always speak with the Principal, School Counselor or School Psychologist directly at 315-852-3400. 
Mr. Rafferty (6-12 Principal): ext 7503
Mrs. Valente (PK - 5 Principal):  ext 7126
Mr. Scherrer (School Psychologist):  ext 7153
Mrs. Alger (9-12 School Counselor):  ext 7204
Mrs. Lynch (5-8 School Counselor):  ext 7225

We hope you find the resources below helpful.  

Signs and Symptoms of Mental Health Struggles

Wellness and Support Resources (Including COVID Resources)

Health and Wellness and Helpful Articles



    Student Referral Form
    Parent Referral Form
    Teacher/Staff Referral Form

(Self Care Strategies and  Managing Stress and Anxiety Tips)
Dr. David M. Brown, Superintendent
711 Railroad Street
DeRuyter, New York 13052

Phone: (315) 852-3400
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