Mental Health & Wellness Center
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MENTAL HEALTH and Wellness center
The Mental Health & Wellness Center provides a safe and supportive environment in the school setting where students can discuss a variety of topics in a confidential, nonjudgmental space. The center is staffed with mental health professionals who are dedicated to improving the health, well being, and educational outcomes of all students. Through on-campus programming and community-based partnerships, Oak Grove students will receive opportunities to engage in individual or group counseling, wellness activities, engage with supportive adult staff members and linkages if desired to other support services to maximize student engagement and success.
The Mental Health & Wellness Center is staffed with a Licensed Clinical Social Worker, Social Work Associates and Interns, and Community-Based Organizations (CBOs) to address issues that may be interfering with the ability to be academically successful in school and improve student wellbeing.
What kind of issues does the Mental Health & Wellness Center address?
The center addresses a wide variety of issues such as:
Low mood/depression symptoms
Sexual orientation/gender identity questions
Violence and abuse
Sexual health education
Peer relationships/social supports
Crisis support (during school hours)
Off-site resources & referrals
How often will students miss classes to utilize the center?
Students usually participate in services up to one hour per week. Providers will alternate class periods for appointments and/or group sessions so that students do not miss the same class regularly. All students are issued a call slip for appointments. Please note that student's attendance will be cleared within 1-2 business days after an appointment.
Where exactly is the center located?
Oak Grove High School's Eagle Support Center is located in room H1C. Groups will be held in X4.