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Wellness Center

We’re here to help!
The Wellness Center welcomes all students/parents who wish to address issues dealing with mental health, chemical health, nutrition and health education. School counselors, staff and families may refer students to the Center.

The Wellness Center staff:

  • Provides educational, preventive and health-related services in an accessible, friendly and confidential school-based setting.
  • Encourages students to make healthy lifestyle choices to improve their health and well-being and to maximize their educational opportunities.
  • Facilitates referrals for youth in need of services to school and community healthcare professionals.
  • Promotes service provisions that overcome cultural, social and financial barriers.

The Wellness Center is a collaborative effort reflecting the community’s commitment to support the health and well-being of its youth and families. This program is funded by the generous support of local agencies, foundations and District 834.


Stillwater Area High School Wellness Center
Located in Room E123

Family Means Counseling & Therapy

Get To Know Our Staff

Kari Kelcher 

Kari, who works with Family Means, enjoys working with individuals and families to navigate the challenges of life, whether they are personal, with family, or with peers. She works one-to-one with students to address a variety of concerns. Areas of interest include anxiety, depression, trauma, sleep problems, transitions and adjustments, identity development, parenting skills, and family communication. She provides assessments, therapy, and referrals.

Nikki Stuhr 

Nikki, who works with the Youth Service Bureau, is the team lead as the district's Chemical Health Specialist. Working out of Stillwater Area High School and with ALC, Nikki supports students and their families to prevent and reduce youth chemical use to infuse wellness into our communities.

Alaina Sweet 

Through her work with the Youth Service Bureau, Alaina is a Chemical Health Specialist supporting several schools in the district. Alaina provides services at both Oak-Land and Stillwater Middle Schools.

From the Chemical & Mental Health Experts

Raising teenagers can be hard. Get advice and support from the experts from Family Means and the Youth Service Bureau (YSB). Each article provides tips and strategies to help youth and families learn the skills they need to be more successful at home, in school and throughout their community.

The way substances are used has continued to change over recent years, making it more important than ever to recognize the new ways that individuals might be consuming THC and the risks associated with it.