This page will be updated periodically with helpful counseling/mental health related resources.
Grounding, Self-Care, and Emotion Regulation Resources
Supporting a Friend
BeThere.Org - a website that outlines the "5 Golden Rules" of checking in with a friend you are worried about
Seize The Awkward - a useful companion to BeThere, Seize the Awkward offers helpful videos and tips for starting the (sometimes awkward) conversation when you are worried about a friend.
Jed Foundation Guides - The Jed Foundation has several "what to do if" guides to help you navigate many different scenarios in which you are worried about a friend, a loved one, or yourself. Includes guides for helping a friend who might be suicidal, helping someone with depression or anxiety, what to do if a friend won't accept support, and more.
Interested in meeting with one of Athenian's Upper School Peer Counselors? Click here. You can also save this link at bit.ly/athenianpeercounselors. Note: For the privacy of our students, you need to have and be logged into an athenian.org email address to view.