Behavioral Health, Crisis, and Counseling Resources
should you do if you see a student is struggling?
First, show the person about whom you’re concerned that you
care. Talk to them and listen in a non-judgmental way. Most people
express relief when they can talk openly about their feelings. Be sure to call for help. Share your
concerns with someone who is trained to help.
guidance counselors or psychologists – 425-831-8150
Si High School Tipline (if anonymity is preferred)
- Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services (SAMHSA) for local referrals TREATMENT LOCATOR
When a loss occurs, people have
different ways of reacting even if
they did not have a close relationship with the person. Feelings such as
shock, sadness, guilt, fear and anger are common. These reactions may
rise and fall throughout
the day, and for days to come. Also, when
a person has experienced loss in the past, those emotions often
Please consider the following information from our counselors on ways
you can help support your student at home following a loss:
sensitive about whether your son/daughter needs to talk. Bring it up in case he/she is reluctant
to do so.
the temptation to minimize the pain, deny the feelings or give
advice. Simply listen.
responses may include: "Tell me more about that," or “I wonder if there are other things that are
worrying you?” or "What are other students saying about this?"
emotionally available, not judgmental.
that this may be a very emotionally intense time for kids when they are
moving in and out of sadness/anxiety/guilt/anger.
them to support each other in whatever way they can and take care of their
own well-being during this stressful time.
them that it’s also OK to experience joyful memories, and not to feel
guilty for feeling happiness.