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Health Services

Contact Information

Kristi Gerling, RN, BSN

Director of Health Education Services

636-584-0157 ext 1320

Fax: 636-584-7659


Leisha Sitzes, LPN

Beaufort Elementary

636-583-7744 ext 2004

Fax: 583-484-4175

Office Hours: 7:15-3:30


Megan Meyer, RN

Central Elementary

636-583-3152 ext. 2205

Fax:  636-583-8173

Office Hours: 7:30-3:30


Mindy Gerstner, RN

Central Elementary

636-583-3152 ext. 2215

Office Hours: 7:15-3:15


Elizabeth Piontek

Prairie Dell Elementary

636-583-1200 ext. 1315

Fax: 636-583-8517

Office Hours: 7:15-3:15

Amanda Sanders, RN BSN

Union Middle School

636-583-5855 ext. 1506

Fax:   636-583-6153

Office Hours: 7:30-3:30


Kate Mills, RN BSN

Union High School

636-583-2513 ext. 1724

Fax: 636-583-4203

Office Hours: 7:30-3:30


Sherry Gay, Health Aid

Union High School

636-583-2513 ext. 1709

Office Hours: 8:30-3:30




Please contact the School for referrals to these programs:


Crider Health Center 636-583-1800

  • Partnership with Families (PWF) Uses a strength based wrap-around approach to serve our students with serious emotional disorders and their families
  • School Based Mental Health: Places a school based mental health specialist in our schools to work with students that have mental health or behavioral issues
  • School Based Therapy: Places a therapist in our schools to provide individual therapy to the highest need students

National Council on Alcohol and Drug Abuse 636-239-7652

  • Prevention services: Array of prevention programs available to our students as needed


Preferred Family Healthcare 636-584-8724

  • Team of Concern: The team helps assess our schools need for prevention programming and develops and implements the prevention programming for our school.  In addition, a Care Coordinator is assigned to our school and works with students identified as high risk of becoming addicted to drugs and alcohol and/or current users of drugs and alcohol
  • ARTC: Achieving Recovery Through Creativity (ARTC) is an art therapy program that works with the creativity of high needs students to help them work through their emotional illness


Please contact the agencies directly for the following programs:

ALIVE  636-583-9863

  • Children’s Treatment Program: Provides counseling for our students who are identified as being victims (directly or indirectly) of domestic violence

CHADS Coalition  (Communities Healing Adolescent Depression and Suicide) 314-952-8274

  • Crisis Care: Support for families suffering from depression and other mental illnesses


Grace’s Place 636-432-1313

  • Crisis Care: Provides 24 hour emergency/respite care to children up to 12 years old for up to 5 days


NAMI (National Alliance for the Mentally Ill) 636-940-7440 or

  • Family Education Programs:  Classes provided to families of mentally ill students to educate them about mental illness.  Also provided is an upcoming Mental Health First Aid Training Program (call for details)


Lutheran Family Services 1-866-326-5327

  • Counseling Services: Provides counseling and therapy services


Catholic Family Services 636-583-1800

  • Counseling Services:  Provides counseling and therapy services
  • Psychiatric Services
  • Anger Management groups: for adolescents ages 9-17
  • Love & Logic Parenting groups


Behavioral Health Response (BHR) 1-800-811-4760

  • 24/7 access to mental health professional and crisis services


National Suicide Prevention Lifeline 1-800-273-8255


American Foundation for Suicide Prevention