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Town of Westlake, Westlake Academy IB World School

Mental Health and Wellness

Concerned about a student’s mental health?  Worried that someone may be abusing substances like tobacco, alcohol, or drugs?

School Counselors:

  • Utilize a curriculum that proactively enhances awareness of mental health; promotes positive, healthy behaviors; and seeks to remove the stigma associated with mental health issues school-wide
  • Provide short -term counseling or crisis interventions
  • Recognize warning signs of mental health or substance use concerns
  • Partner with families and provide community resources for additional professional support

Resources (National Alliance of Mental Illness)


How to help a friend

Taking charge of your mental health

Mental Health information and organizations

Teen mental health

E-cigarette tip sheet

SMART recovery program for teens