Student Resources

CRISIS CENTERS:

Macomb County Crisis Center: National Suicide Prevention Lifeline:
Phone: (586) 307-9100 Phone: 1-800-273-TALK (8255)
  Text: Hello to 74174
   

SEXUAL ASSAULT:

 
RAINN Sexual Assault: National Teen Dating Abuse Helpline:
Phone: 1-800-656-HOPE (4673) Phone: 1-866-331-9474
Online: rainn.org Online: Loveisrespect.org
Has LIVE CHAT online Text: LOVESIS to 22522
   

LGBTQ+:

 
   
Trevor Lifeline (LGBTQ+): Affirmations:
Phone: 1-866-488-7386 Phone: (248) 398-7105
Text: START to 678678  
Website: www.thetrevorproject.org/ Website: goaffirmations.org/
   
Transgender Support Group Gay Straight Alliance (GSA):
Location: Dakota High School Location: Main Building Room 122
When: 2nd Monday of each month Contact: Ms. Lesley Luft
Time: 6:30-8 pm Email: LLesley@cvs.k12.mi.us
Contact: Mrs. Stephanie Lange  
Email: Slange@cvs.k12.mi.us  
   
   

DROP IN CENTERS:

 
The SHED
Address: 13295 W. Star Drive
Shelby Twp., MI 48315
Phone: 1-800-273-TALK (8255)
Website: info@knowresolve.org
PDF DocumentThe SHED Flyer
   

RUNAWAY SHELTER:

 
Family Youth Interventions (FYI)  
Address: 418 Cass Ave  
Mt. Clemens, MI 48043  
Phone: (586) 465-1212  
Website: www.familyyouth.com/  
   

EATING DISORDERS:

 
National Eating Disorders (NEDA)  
Phone: 1-800-931-2237  
Has LIVE CHAT online  
Website: www.nationaleatingdisorders.org/  
   

BECOME A SMOKE FREE TEEN:

 
http://teen.smokefree.gov/  
   

EMERGENCY REPORTING CONCERNS:

 
OK2SAY  
Phone: 1-855-565-2729  
Text: 652729 (OK2SAY)  
Email: OK2SAY@mi.gov  
Website: www.michigan.gov/ok2say/  
 

CYBER BULLYING:

STOMP Out Bullying

Phone: 1-877-NOBULLY  
(1-877-602-8559)  
Website: stompoutbullying.org/
   
 
   

TUTORING/HOMEWORK HELP:

 
National Honor's Society NGC Homework Help
Contact your guidance counselor for a Where: NGC Media Center
list of students willing to tutor for When: Tuesday's
free or low fee Time: 2:20-3:20 pm 
  Contact: Mr. Scott Gale
  Email: SGale@cvs.k12.mi.us
   
   
   
   

SELF HELP & APPS

One Mind Cyber Guide: onemindpsyberguide.org/apps/

HeadspaceHeadspace is science-backed meditation and mindfulness, guided exercises and videos. www.headspace.com/mi

My Strength: mystrength.com/mobile

PDF DocumentMy Strength Flyer

Become a smoke free teen: quitSTART: teen.smokefree.gov/become-smokefree/quitstart-app

 

 

Mental Health Information and Help

My Strength: Support for managing depression, anxiety, stress, sleep and much more

Track your mood, set goals and notice changes over time Join a community that can help inspire you to stay on track Safe and secure - just for you Gives people the resources they need to help create real and lasting change mystrength.com/

PDF DocumentMy Strength Document

TRAILS 

The University of Michigan TRAILS program provides student/family-centered educational materials and resources related to ANXIETY, DEPRESSION & TRAUMA, along with cognitive behavioral therapy (CBT)-based tips, strategies, and worksheets that you and your family may benefit from. trailstowellness.org/

The Resilience Institute: animated videos highlight key skills and behaviors that support or risk our resilience and well-being  resiliencei.com/

Macomb Family Services (Free counseling): PDF DocumentAdolescent Flyer

Suicide Prevention   

Know Resolve:

is a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization dedicated to promoting mental health and preventing youth suicides through outreach, advocacy and education.

KnowResolve is proud to announce the opening of The SHED--an after-school center for teens, by teens.  Located near 23 Mile & Schoenherr, The SHED focuses on mental health and offers recreation activities, yoga and meditation, arts, drop-in counseling and support groups.  

 www.knowresolve.org

External LinkSuicide Awareness

VAPING

Lung injury case video 
 

Parent & Teens Test Their Knowledge

www.youtube.com/watch?v=h0CujhT7bPA

Michigan Teenager's Story:

www.youtube.com/watch?v=-fA8OP7Edcc

PDF DocumentParent Guide: What you need to know & how to talk to your kids about vaping 

 

Electronic cigarettes and vaping: www.youtube.com/watch?v=9dZS_Rniak0

PDF DocumentSmoking and Vaping: COVID-19 ADVISORY 

 

ALCOHOL

PDF DocumentSafe Parties:  Alcohol party handout

LGBTQ+ TRANSGENDER

Transgender Youth and Family Group:

Understanding Sexual Orientation and Gender Identity Website: www.apa.org/topics/lgbt/index

SUPPORT GROUP at Dakota for ALL transgender youth & their families: 2nd Monday of each month, 6:30-8pm in the Community Room.  All are welcome!  

PDF DocumentSWT Support Flyer

GSA is not a support group--we are an advocacy and awareness group that welcomes all students!

ARE YOU TRYING TO UNDERSTAND YOUR CHILD'S SEXUAL ORIENTATION OR IDENTITY?  COME TO A FREE SUPPORT GROUP MEETING FOR FAMILIES - Last Tuesday of the month at 7pm - Hope United Church of Christ 35127 Garfield, Clinton Twp. MI  48035