Pathways School Based Youth Services program provides mental health and supportive services to the students of Carteret High School. Pathways SBYSP is a collaboration between Carteret Public Schools and Wellspring Center for Prevention. Funding is provided by The NJ Department of Children and Families. Licensed clinical staff provides counseling services to the students to improve decision making, learn coping strategies, help deal with stressors, address mental health symptoms including depression and anxiety and provide support whether in a crisis situation or for ongoing matters. In addition to clinical services, Pathways provides clubs and groups aimed at healthy youth development and opportunity for positive peer interactions. Pathways also provides positive, safe, structured recreational activities including daily drop in during lunch periods and the Pathways summer program. Pathways initiates youth driven activities aimed at building a positive culture in the school, as well as programming focused on building the social emotional health of all students.
School personnel can access services by:
Completing the Pathways referral form
Calling Pathways at extension 4300
Parents can access services by:
Calling 732-541-8960 extension 4300
Students may access services by:
Coming to the Pathways office located in room 27
Students can come to PATHWAYS to meet with a counselor to discuss issues such as peer conflict, coping with stress, family struggles, grief, anger management, depression and anxiety.
Students can come to the PATHWAYS office during lunch periods to do homework, use the computer, play the Wii and games or relax in a calm setting. Pathways passes available at the security desk.