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Welcome to Counseling Partners of Los Angeles

Counseling Partners of Los Angeles (CPLA) is dedicated to improving the lives of students attending schools in underserved areas of Los Angeles.

Our team of highly committed and compassionate counselors provides school-based counseling services at Los Angeles schools for elementary and high school students throughout the school year. We also support our school communities when crises and other special needs arise by providing presentations, consultations, resources and support to students, faculty and families. Read More

How To Help

Gifts of any amount are needed throughout the year. Please consider making a one-time donation or give monthly to insure the sustainability of our programs. Read More

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MENTAL HEALTH IN CHILDREN

The U.S. Surgeon has declared the high rates of under-identification, limited access to treatment, and low quality of  mental health services for children and adolescents a national public health crisis.

In the United States, 1 in 10 children and adolescents suffer from mental illness severe enough to cause some level of impairment.

The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services estimates that 75%-80% of children who need mental health services don’t receive it.

Students who receive social-emotional support and prevention services achieve better academically in school.

School mental health programs have significantly greater access to children and adolescent relative to community mental health services as evidenced by:

70-80% of children and adolescents who receive mental health services access those services in a school setting.

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