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CARE Center Counselor

Michael Gray Distance Learning Contact Information mgray@lbschools.net or             (424) 287-7359

Need Help OUTSIDE of School?
Suicide Prevention Lifeline 1-800-273-TALK (8255)

Care Center

     Counseling, Assistance, Resource & Education (CARE Center) is a multi-service mental health center for the Long Beach Polytechnic campus. The CARE center supports the academic and student development missions of the Long Beach Unified school district. 

 DURING DISTANCE LEARNING, YOU CAN CONTACT Mr Gray AT mgray@lbschools.net OR YOU CAN TEXT OR CALL AT THE DISTANCE LEARNING OFFICE PHONE # (424) 287-7359 

YOU CAN ALSO GET HELPFUL INFORMATION FROM OUR CARE Center GOOGLE CLASSROOM.  Use the Classroom Code Y4shqrt with you Gmail Account OR luyzlvb with your District Email Account.  You can grab an Interactive Pamphlet to help with Anxiety, Depression, Addiction, Breath Work, Grief & Loss, and other topics.

CHECK OUT OUR CARE Center YouTube Channel 2gether Tuesday for helpful videos.

     The mission of the CARE center is to provide programs, services and educational experiences which promote the academic success of Polytechnic students and enhance the quality of campus life.

     The CARE Center has been successful in promoting positive personal growth and self-management for Poly students for TWENTY THREE years. The CARE centers hours DURING DISTANCE LEARNING IS WHENEVER YOU NEED TO REACH OUT.

     Poly students can be referred by teachers, administrators, parents or themselves. The issues range from common teen stressors such as; academic failure, dating, relationships, conflict resolution, low self-esteem and internet bullying to suicidal ideations and sexual harassment/assault. The CARE center also provides group counseling support for anxiety, anger management, grief and loss, and social skills on an as needed basis. The center sees approximately 1500 students annually.

     Developing Future Mental Health Professionals is a CARE Center program that provides interested students to learn fundamental counseling skills and techniques which promotes the success of students.   They focus on conflict mediation, outreach, follow up and referral services.  Peer counselors are available to serve you.