• Resources

    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.

    Resources include:

    • 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)
    • Al-Anon/Alateen information
    • 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

Related Files