School Counseling Support While We Are Home

If you are experiencing a mental health emergency, please contact Mobile Crisis at 1-888-573-1006, Vaya crisis hotline at 1-800-849-6127, call 911 or go to the nearest emergency room/hospital


Below is information regarding how to connect with your school counselor while North Henderson High School is closed. We have systems in place to support students, answer questions and hold our meetings while we are on digital days. In the sections to the right – you will find our contact information and how to set up an appointment with your counselor or the social worker via Google Hangouts chat.



Community Resources

Mobile Crisis

Mobile Crisis services provide intensive, on-site response, stabilization and intervention for people of all ages who are experiencing a crisis due to mental health disturbances, developmental disabilities, or addiction: 1-888-573-1006Mental Health Guide For Students & Families During COVID-19Virtual Days Recommended Schedule

Blue Ridge Community Health 

BRCH Counseling Services

BRCH school-based therapists will continue to meet with students on their caseload during this school closure. If you would like to schedule a counseling appointment please call: 828-692-4289

Meals During School Closure

HCPS will provide meals during school closure.

The United Way

Dial 211 to get connected to local resources.

Digital Appointments



*This is via Google Chat which is not secure for counseling or personal issues.

LAST NAMES: A-Gonzalez – David Pressley


Schedule a Google Chat appointment with Mr. Pressley

LAST NAMES: Goodman-Ortega – Leigh Leik


Schedule a Google Chat appointment with Mrs. Leik

LAST NAMES: Ortiz-Z – Leah Boecker


Schedule a Google Chat appointment with Ms. Boecker

SOCIAL WORKER – Noel Griffin


Schedule a Google Chat appointment with Mrs. Griffin

Graduation Coach – Sloan  Neuburger


Schedule a Google Chat appointment with Mrs. Neuburger

Career  Coach – Marcus Roberson (BRCC liaison)


Schedule an appointment: Google appointment calendar

Senior Information


Please check out the NHHS scholarship page. The scholarship page web address has been sent to your student email. Most scholarships will allow recommenders to email letters. Counselors can provide you with a transcript via email. Please contact your counselor or Mrs. Strickland with transcript requests.


What is federal aid? It’s money from the federal government—specifically, the U.S. Department of Education—that helps you pay for college or career school. More than $150 billion in federal student aid is available through grants, work-study, and loans every year.


Completion of the RDS is required in order to receive in-state tuition as well as state grants at North Carolina colleges and universities, both public and private.

College Applications:

Apply to most of North Carolina’s colleges and universities at or visit the school’s website. You may also apply to colleges using The Common Application. Please schedule a digital advisement appointment with your counselor for specific questions. We are happy to help!

Send Your Transcript to colleges and universities using your account. Click Apply – Application Hub – Request a Transcript. Please send requests for out of state colleges to the NHHS registrar, Mrs. Strickland at

The National Association of College Admissions has created a tool for families to research what colleges are doing with respect to admissions, fall classes, freeze on tuition, testing, and other topics. This is a great site for centralized information.