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) http://www.suicidepreventionlifeline.org/
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) http://www.samhsa.gov/
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) www.drugfree.org
Help for parents whose children are abusing drugs or alcohol. Calls are free and confidential. Open Monday - Friday 9am to 5pm EST.