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Counseling Resources Available

There are a variety of places you and your family can go to get help if you need it. We hope these links will help you get a good start.  Please remember, if you need to, see  Mrs. Bauer or Ms. Rudin  for any of your questions.     Emergency and hotline numbers are also listed.

 

Substance Abuse Facts and Prevention

www.nida.nih.gov  National Institute on Drug Abuse website.

www.drugfree.org   Partnership for a Drug Free America website.

www.missouriprevention.org  MO Dept. of Mental Health, Div. of Alcohol and Drug Abuse website.

www.acde.org The is the home page of the American Council for Drug Education.

www.freevibe.com  Cool website to help educate about many drugs and their effects, etc.

www.saddonline.com National student organization with information about destructive decisions with alcohol and drugs.

www.TheAntiDrug.com  Parent's link to drug information.

www.health.org  Information about drugs and their effects and prevention and treatment.

www.samhsa.gov  U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration website.

www.intheknowzone.com  Information and quizzes on various types of drug, and where to go for help.

www.al-anon.alateen.org If someone's drinking is affecting your life:  Support resources for children and family members of alcoholics. Toll free #1-888-425-2666 (for Alateen)

 

 

Depression and Suicide Facts and Prevention

www.bhrstl.org Behavioral Health Response

www.depression-screening.org

www.save.org  Suicide Awareness Voices of Education

www.nimh.nih.gov/publicat/depression.cfm  Information and resources about depression.

www.psychologyinfo.com/depression/teens.htm  Questions and answers about teenaged depression.

www.mentalhealth.samhsa.gov/suicideprevention/fivews.asp  National Strategy for Suicide Prevention

www.cdc.gov/ncipc/factsheets/suifacts.htm  Facts and resources about suicide.

 

 

Violence Prevention Information

www.safeyouth.org National Youth Violence Prevention Resource Center.  Great Site for all issues dealing with teens and violence.

www.rainn.org/index.html Rape, Abuse, and Incest National Network

National Sexual Assault Hotline 1-800-656-HOPE

www.mocsa.org Metropolitan Organization to Counter Sexual Assault

www.womenssupport.org Women's Support and Community Services

Crisis line for St. Louis, MO 816/531-2003

YWCA Women's Resource Center/ St.Louis Regional Sexual Assault Center, Clayton, MO, Hotline 314/531-7232

 

Family Support

www.cridercenter.org Crider Center for Mental Health 

www.pathwaysonline.org Pathways Community Behavioral Healthcare

ALIVE - Alternatives to Living in Violent Environments 1-800-941-9144

ALIVE's Children's Counseling Program- For children who are affected by domestic violence ages 4-17 years.  Call Jeanne Oberdan MS LMFT (314) 993-2777 or Roselyne Hazard MSW PLCSW (636) 583-5700.  All fees are on a donation only basis.

Parental Stress Hotline 1-800-367-2543

Behavioral Health Response Crisis Line  1-800-811-4760

Child Abuse Hotline  1-800-392-3738

Legal Advocates for Abused Women  1-800-527-1460

KUTO - Kids Under Twenty One  Business Phone # (314) 963-7574,

Crisis Phone for KUTO # (314) 644-5886 Sun.-Thurs. 4pm-10pm and Fr.-Sat. 4pm-12am

Community Mediation Center  200 Cherry Street Union, MO 63084 636-583-8443.  Call the number.  They will contact all parties and arrange for a mediation session.  Professionally trained mediators will help parties talk and make decisions that are fair for everyone.

PADV Healing Services  636-583-8443 or 1-800-371-0114.  Free services available such as:  Healing groups for men and women, crisis intervention, shelters, court advocacy, professional counseling, sexual assault help. 

 

 

Study Skills Tips

All of these sites give information and tips related to studying and time management in high school and college.

www.dartmouth.edu/~acskills/

www.infoplease.com/homework/studyskills1.html

www.adprima.com/studyout.htm

www.howtostudy.org

www.mindtools.com/pages/main/newMN_ISS.htm

www.ucc.vt.edu/stdysk/stdyhlp.html

www.cdis.missouri.edu/MUHighSchool/HShome.htm  Complete high school correspondence credits through MU's High School.  There is a fee per class taken. 

 

 

ACT and SAT

www.act.org/aap ACT information.

www.act.org ACT information and online registration.

www.actstudent.org  Information about the ACT test and college application information.

www.collegeboard.com  SAT information.

www.ets.org  Educational Testing Service's home page.  Information about the SAT and other college application information.

 

 

Career Corner

www.college.gov    This website provides relevant, comprehensive information about why to go, how to go, and how to pay for college or other postsecondary education programs.

www.careervoyages.gov This website is a great tool for students to search for careers that do not require a four year degree, etc.

www.prideconstruction.org  This website helps students find out more about careers in construction.  It also talks about apprenticeship programs that allow you to earn money as you learn about the field.

www.missouriconnections.org  Online Guidance program for SHS students (must be accessed with a password.)  There are also many links to other career and job areas that can be accessed without the password. 

www.asvabprepinfo.com/  Get some information about what the ASVAB is all about and how to prepare for it.

www.mapping-your-future.org  More career, college, and financial aid information.

www.bls.gov/oco/home.htm  Occupational Outlook Handbook.  Links to a wealth of information about almost any career.

Informational links to careers in science and technology:

www.pbs.org/safarchive/5_cool/53_career.html

http://discoveryschool.com/foodscience  

www.nal.usda.gov/Kids/careers.htm

http://yahooligans.yahoo.com/Science_and_Nature/Careers

www.earthinspace.org/careers 

WhatWillTheyLearn.com  Rates colleges and universities based on their ability of their curriculum to cover the core curricular areas of Composition, Literature, Foreign Language, U.S. History, Economics, Math, and Science.