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Social Workers

Every student at South High has a Social Worker to support them in their social and emotional growth, and in maintaining their mental health and well-being. School Psychologist Liz Rudrud is also part of our team. Make an appointment or stop in to see us on the second floor balcony. We are here for you!

Text or call, we're mobile!
Monday, March 29, 2021 3:00 PM

A. Edwards-Madding: 612.888.2523 | B. Wood: 612.314.9566  S. Borchardt: 612.470.1929 | S. Harris: 612.405.8321

Write it down
Monday, March 29, 2021 2:55 PM

Sometimes it's easier to write out your thoughts. Complete this form as another way to connect.

Mental Health Crisis Lines
Monday, March 29, 2021 2:50 PM

Child Mental Health: 612.348.2233 | National Suicide Hotline: 1.800.273.TALK 8255 | Crisis Text: Text MN to 741741 | and more.

Mental Health Therapists and Services
Monday, March 29, 2021 2:40 PM

We can guide you in the search for personal, long-term help. Until we can talk, you may wish to launch a search for resources here.

Get school supplies, clothing, food and more
Monday, March 29, 2021 2:30 PM

Forgot it, lost it or can't find it? Come to us for school supplies, clothing, food, and fees for sports, field trips, bus cards and testing.

Emergency needs
Monday, March 29, 2021 2:20 PM

When crisis situations arise, we can help locate emergency funds for food, rent/housing, transportation, medical needs and more. 

Contribute to the South High Emergency Fund
Monday, March 29, 2021 2:10 PM

We are able to address immediate needs of our students thanks to the generosity of our community. We appreciate your support

Students without housing have rights
Monday, March 29, 2021 1:55 PM

We advocate for the rights of students and families provided in the McKinney-Vento Homeless Assistance Act. Connect with us. 

Need to catch up on credits? Try Partnership
Monday, March 29, 2021 12:00 PM

Illness, unplanned moves, financial crisis--there are a number of reasons you might fall behind, but we can help you catch up!

Teen Parent Services
Monday, March 29, 2021 11:00 AM

We support pregnant and parenting students and their children with onsite childcare and a variety of programs. Learn more.

Find a support group for you
Monday, March 29, 2021 10:30 AM

We advise and support the following student affinity groups. Email your interest to the associated Social Worker.

  • LGBTQA+ - Students, identifying or exploring identities as Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, Questioning, Allied+ youth. S. Harris
  • Healthy Choices - Concerned about substance use? Explore better, healthier choices, together.  B. Wood
  • CBITS - Referred by Social Worker. B. Wood
  • Rites of Passage - S. Harris
  • Silver Ribbon Campaign - Students, affected (directly or indirectly) by mental illness. A. Edwards-Madding