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    Thank you for taking the time to read the following information. My office is a safe and peaceful place where you can meet with me to discuss any issue or concern that you are experiencing. Counseling services are confidential and voluntary. The counseling process focuses on growth and positive change when confronted with challenges and struggles.

    Providing Assistance For:

    • Drug and Alcohol Concerns
    • Peer Conflicts and  Social Issues
    • Emotional and Stress Management
    • Eating Disorders
    • Anxiety, Mood, and Depression
    • Grief and Loss
    • Family Transitions
    • Self-Harm
    • Suicide Prevention

    Support Services Offered:

    • Individual Counseling
    • Group Counseling
    • Prevention Education
    • Community Referral Services

    To make an appointment please use a guidance form or come see me in my office, room 308. If I am not available you can leave a note in my mailbox located on my office door. I look forward to meeting with you!!

     

  • Resources:


    Above the Influence
    www.abovetheinfluence.com

    NIDA for Teens: The Science Behind Drug Abuse – Prescription Drug Abuse
     
    2nd Floor Youth Helpline
    https://www.2ndfloor.org/

    Crisis Text Line
     
    The Society For The Prevention of Teen Suicide
    http://www.sptsusa.org/
     
    Suicide Prevention Lifeline

    Reducing stress

    • Breath2Relax—The U.S. military designed this app, which offers breathing exercises that have been shown to reduce stress and help with managing anger and anxiety.

    Smoking and vaping

    • Quit Start—This app from Smokefree.gov helps people who smoke get ready to quit, monitor their progress, and get back on track if they slip and smoke.
    • This is Quitting—The Truth Initiative’s text messaging program helps young people (ages 13 to 24) quit vaping. The program is tailored based on age.

    Bullying

    • Know Bullying—This one, from the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration, has resources for parents and caregivers who want to help build their children’s confidence and discuss effective strategies for facing bullying.

    Children of parents who have substance use problems

    • Alateen—This is a free program that offers support for teens (ages 13 to 18) in this situation. They can register to participate in regular Alateen chats. In these chats, they can share their experiences and their hope, discuss difficulties, encourage one another, and learn effective ways to cope with problems.