If you are in need of assistance, our office has lists of local area resources to help out differing situations. Please contact the SLMS Guidance Office if you would like to obtain any of these lists or have questions about what we can offer.
Disclaimer: Southern Lehigh School District can not be held responsible for the satisfaction or any type of reimbursement for any of the agencies or individuals supplied as resources.
Local mental health counselors and agencies
SLSD Student Assistance Program (SAP)
- Project SUCCESS - Mentor Program for At-Risk students at SLMS
Academic tutors (adults, high school students, and agencies)
- See downloadable information sheets below on various topics
- To be redirected to our webpage that lists the efforts SLSD has taken in the area of Family and Student supports, please click HERE
We also have information available on a range of topics dealing with middle school students.
- Current drug trends and risk taking behaviors
- Study skill strategies
- Organization and time-management
Please feel free to contact our guidance office if you would like to access any of this information.
Hotlines and Support Groups
Please use the hotlines and numbers below if you are in crisis, know someone in crisis or need information.Child Abuse (24/7) - 1-800-932-0313
National Suicide Prevention Lifeline (24/7) - 1-800-273-8255
PA Bullying Prevention Consultation Line (24/7) - 1-866-716-0424
PA Get Help Now (for those suffering from addiction, 24/7) - 1-800-662-4357
Please see attached document below, Hotlines and Support Groups, for more contact numbers and resources.
Handouts for Parents/Students (see below)
I added some new informational sheets on various topics. See the related files below. Topics include, Organization, Study Skills, Social Relations, Test Preparation, Depression, Divorce and Grief. Please feel free to download and share these sheets.
Books for Parents of Middle School Students
Here is a few books that may be beneficial
Lost Boys, by James Garbarino
Reviving Ophelia, by Mary Pipher
Odd Girl Out, by Rachel Simmons
Queen Bees and Wannabees, by Rosalind Wiseman
Parents, Teens and Boundaries, by Jane Bluestein
Grounded for Life?!, Louise Felton Tracy
ADHD, 102 Practical Strategies for "Reducing the Deficit", by Kim Frank and Susan J. Smith-Rex
Study Strategies Made Easy, by Leslie Davis and Sandi Sirotowitz
Homework; A Parents Guide to Helping Out without Freaking Out, by Neil McNerney