• Suicide Awareness 

    Please see the links below to learn the signs of Suicide and what you can do to help.

    "Too often we underestimate the power of a touch, a smile, a kind word,a listening ear, an honest compliment
    or the smallest act of  kindness."
    -Leo Buscaglia


    Tips for Parents on Preventing Suicide

    Save a Friend: Tips for Teens to Prevent Suicide

    Are you concerned about a friend right now? You can make an anonymous SafeVoice report here

    The North Star Counseling department is here to help.

    Please contact your Counselor: Mrs. McLaughlin (9-12), Dr. Pressey (6-8), or Ms. Bettingen (Kinder-5) 


    Please reach out if you are feeling hopeless:

    • Suicide Prevention Lifeline 1-800-273-TALK (8255)
    • De Prevencion del Suicido  1-888-628-9454
    • Crisis Call Center- Text line  - text “CARE” to 839863
    • West Hills Hospital- Reno  (775) 323-0478
    • Crisis Support Services 775-784-8090
    • Hotline: 877-885-HOPE (4673)
    • Hotline: 800-992-5757
    • Mobile Crisis Response Team Hotline 775-688-1670
    • National Hopeline Network 1-800-SUICIDE (784-2433)
  • The resources below are being provided as a convenience and for informational purposes only: they do not constitute an endorsement or an approval from Washoe County School District of any of the products, services or opinions of the organization, corporation or individual.

  • Free therapy services for Reno students:


    "The City of Reno has made it possible for residents ages 13+ to receive private mental health support from Talkspace at no charge. Send unlimited text, voice, and video messages﹣ anytime, anywhere. Your dedicated therapist will engage daily, 5 days per week. Monthly video appointments and self-help exercises are also available."




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