Who is Ms. Barzaga, PSW

I am Ms. Barzaga, Bethune Middle School's Psychiatric Social Worker! My role is to support students and their families with social/emotional concerns. I support students by providing short term counseling services on an individual or group basis, classroom presentations, parent workshops, and crisis response. I am available via email Monday- Friday from 8am-4pm. Please feel free to email me with any concerns. I have posted some resources should students or families need additional support during this time of Social Distancing.

If you or someone you know is exhibiting crisis, please contact the following numbers:

LAUSD Mental Health Hotline for Students and Families (213) 241-3840 (Monday - Friday, 6:00 am - 6:00 pm)

LA County Department of Mental Health (800) 854- 7771

Didi Hirsch Suicide Prevention Hotline (877) 727-4747 (24 hours)

National Suicide Prevention Lifeline (800) 273-TALK (8255) (24 hours)