Student Support Resources

 

Learning Support

A school-wide service that provides academic support for all students. We aim to teach independent learning skills that complement each student’s specific learning needs. 

 

Personal Counseling

Programs and services to promote students’ academic success and their personal and social well-being.

Suicide & Self-Harm Prevention

If you are worried about a friend, or if you are having thoughts of suicide or self-harm, we are here to help, you are never alone. Please see counselors Susan Essex (sessex@overlake.org) and/or Pauline Salgado (psalgado@overlake.org).

To get immediate help, call

King County Crisis Line - 866-427-4747 or 206-461-3222

National Suicide Prevention Lifeline - 1-800-273-8255 (anyone can call this number for personal support, a risk assessment, and guidance on steps to take, 24/7)

Better Understand Self-Injury

More Resources

How to Help a Friend Who is Struggling:

Help a Friend who Self-Harms

Seize the Awkward (helps you figure out what to say and how to say it to help your friend)

Empathy

Let's Talk About Suicide

Digital Life & Social Media

Common Sense Media (A comprehensive website for technology use, research on digital issues, reviews of media, and family guides)

Netsmartz (Find out what research is saying about gaming, social media usage, sexting, apps and more)

Tech Talk Tuesdays by Screenagers (Blog with a ton of good ideas, issues, and pieces of activism revolving around our digital lives)