Information for Students

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    Adolescence is a time of major transition, when teens develop many of the habits that will influence their future well-being.  The resources below can help students make good choices and to course correct and make better choices as they need to.

    For additional support or to speak confidentially with a therapist, students may fill out a student referral form and place it in the Student Drop Box or contact a staff person.

    Need to talk to someone? Reach out for help. 


    Suicide Prevention

    National Suicide Hotline:  800-784-2433

    You can also call one of the 24/7 hotline for the Santa Clara County Child and Adolescent Mobile Crisis Program (EMQ):
    1-877-41-CRISIS (for residents of Santa Clara County)

    California Youth Crisis Line: 1-800-843-5200

    Crisis Text Line: Text START to 741-741

    Suicide Prevention online resources

    Heard Alliance

    My Friend is Talking About Suicide.  What Should I Do? (for teens)


    Anxiety and Depression

    Safespace links for articles and videos on depression

    Regular sadness vs. depression (for teens)

    Anxiety disorder (for teens)

    5 Ways to deal with anxiety (for teens)

    Overcoming Loneliness (for teens)

    LGBTQ Youth

    National Alliance on Mental Health: Mental Health and the LGBTQ Community

    The “It Gets Better” Project

    A Safe Non-Judgemental Place to Talk

    The Trevor Project: crisis intervention and suicide prevention services to LGBTQ people under 25.


    Drugs, Alcohol and Smoking

    What is binge drinking?

    Dealing with addiction (for teens)

    TeensHealth is a nonprofit children's health system that helps families take charge of their health. The website has doctor-reviewed advice on hundreds of physical, emotional, and behavioral topics, and easy-to-follow articles, slideshows, videos, and health tools.

    The Truth is works to end smoking and vaping.