Wellness in Independent Secondary Education (WISE) Program

Wellness in Independent Secondary Education
Wellness in Independent Secondary Education

Mental health crises have reached a high point in the news and in schools around the world.

The impact on students who often don’t get the care they need is unimaginable. 

ISM’s Wellness in Independent Secondary Education (WISE) is the only program that provides resources for both students and school leaders to receive medical support when they need it most. Students have 24/7 access to health experts through our custom phone app—enabling them to speak to a provider when their need is greatest. School personnel receive a free subscription to our Medical Advisory Health & Wellness Organization (MAHWO)—providing guidance and support through a combination of resources, research, webinars, and access to our medical professionals.


One in Six

children in the United States has a mental health disorder


1.8 Million

additional therapists needed to effectively treat serious mental illness and substance disorders



self-harm incidents by teens since 2019



anxiety in teens since 2019



suicides among people ages 10 to 24 over the past two decades



substance abuse disorders in teens since 2019


24/7/365 Digital Access to Live Health Professionals for Mental & Physical Care

Children should not have to wait for 4-6 weeks to see an over-booked therapist. Through our intuitive app, students have:

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24/7/365 phone, video, and chat access with a live medical provider or mental health professional.

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7-minute wait—at most—to speak directly with a trained emergency physician, nurse practitioner, or physician assistant. Your students will never encounter a recorded phone line or messaging system.

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Concierge service: A Care Coordinator will always follow up with the student for next steps and assist in coordinating benefits with in-network providers.

Plus, parents can manage access for students under the age of 18 and feel included and engaged in the process.


  • Mental health
  • Primary and psychiatric care coordination
  • Sexual and interpersonal violence support & advocacy
  • Cognitive Behavior Therapy (CBT)
  • Suicide awareness/assessment/prevention
  • Well-being and resiliency
  • First responders support

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Thank you so much for all you have done to support our schools this year. Yours has been the best resource of all.”

Michelle Helvey, Head of School | Oakwood School, California


Support & Resources for Your School Leaders

With free access to MAHWO.org, you have:

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  • Employee and student burnout
  • Recognizing mental health and substance abuse red flags
  • Your school community’s wellness
  • Developing and implementing response teams
  • Guiding policies and procedures
  • Athletic program oversight
  • Covid-19 guidance

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$108 per student per Calendar year-start at anytime

Access to a professional–when they need it most—could help you avoid incidents and maybe even save a student's life. Isn't that worth it?


Onboarding takes as little as 2–3 days.

Onboarding is customized to meet your needs, with a dedicated account team member to support each step in the process. We will provide leadership and parent information sessions, either in-person or virtually, as needed. We’ll work with you to ensure the program follows state-specific guidelines and address privacy concerns.

Want to learn more? Contact our team today!