Getting through school (and life) can be stressful. Finding someone to talk to can be easy.
Beginning this school year, the Holden R-III School District will offer a Student Assistance Program through New Directions Behavioral Health. The program can provide free services to students and families including short-term counseling sessions, 24-hour toll-free phone assistance, and a health resource library.
This service is available to our students and families via referral by school counselors or by you calling the New Directions Help Line at 1-855-340-6487. All students and/or guardians can access the Help Line at any time, as it is open 24 hours each day, 7 days a week, 365 days a year. Students 18 and older can schedule counseling appointments on their own.
Whether you sense a challenge is around the corner for your child or he’s already knee-deep in it, the Student Assistance Program (SAP) is a free source of assistance with qualified, behavioral health professionals and offers support for a wide variety of every day or unexpected concerns such as: