Counseling Resources

Our students are important to us.  We are interested in your well-being and want to provide support as we are able. This list of resources might provide insight and advice in a variety of circumstances.  We have a school counselor on our staff who can offer additional assistance as needed.  If you feel you need additional help, please contact Deirdré Wilkens, MA (423-494-8589)

Mental Health Resources

National Suicide Prevention Lifeline -- 1-800-273-TALK (8255)
Trained crisis workers are available to talk 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. Your confidential and toll-free call goes to the nearest crisis center in the Lifeline national network. These centers provide crisis counseling and mental health referrals.

SAMHSA Treatment Referral Helpline -- 1-877-SAMHSA7 (1-877-726-4727)
Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration: Find general information on mental health and locate treatment services in your area. Speak to a live person Monday through Friday from 8am to 8pm EST.

Partnership fo Drug-Free Kids Helpline -- 1-855-DRUGFREE (1-855-378-4373)
Help for parents whose children are abusing drugs or alcohol. Calls are free and confidential. Open Monday - Friday 9am to 5pm EST. provides one-stop access to US government mental health information. - The NIDA for Teens website helps education adolescents ages 11 - 18, their parents, and teachers on the abuse of drubs and alcohol. provides resources fo families and nonprofessionals on topis in adoption, foster care, parenting, child development, state policies, and keeping kids safe.

The following files provide information on specific issues:
Anxiety Disorders
Emotional and Behavioral Disabilities
Eating Disorders
Drug Guide for Parents
Signs and Symptoms of Substance Abuse
Youth Suicide Prevention Toolkit
Reporting Child Abuse (by State)

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