Thank you for taking the time to read the following information. My office is a safe and peaceful place where you can openly discuss any issue or concern that you are experiencing. Counseling services are confidential (private) and voluntary. The counseling process focuses on growth and positive change when confronted with challenges and struggles. To make an appointment please send me an email. We can meet in peron or virtually during school hours.
Providing Confidential Assistance For:
- Teens at risk for drug & alcohol use
- Living with a family member that excessively uses alcool or other drugs
- Dating someone that uses alcohol or drugs
- Peer conflicts
- Emotional and stress management
- Overthinking and negative self-talk
- Eating disorders
- Anxiety, mood, and depression
- Grief and loss
- Family dysfunction
- Suicide prevention
Support Services Offered:
- Individual counseling
- Group counseling
- Prevention education
- Community referral services
To make an appointment please send me an email. We can meet in peron or virtually during school hours.
Above the Influence
www.abovetheinfluence.comNIDA for Teens: The Science Behind Drug Abuse – Prescription Drug AbuseNatonal Instiute on Drug Abuse
https://teens.drugabuse.gov/teachers/mind-over-matter/prescription-drugs/prescription-drug-abuse2nd Floor Youth Helpline
https://www.2ndfloor.org/Crisis Text LineThe Society For The Prevention of Teen Suicide
http://www.sptsusa.org/Suicide Prevention Lifeline
- 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.
- 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.