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School Nurse

Kari Engelsvold

kari.engelsvold@rentonschools.us

425-204-2102

Counselor

Laura James

laura.james@rentonschools.us

360-670-0544 (call or text)

Community and Student support Resources

Extensive information about Covid-19 including testing sites can be accessed on this website and the Renton School District Coronavirus webpage.

Helplines

Crisis Text Line: Visit crisistextline.org or Text HOME to 741741

Lifeline Crisis Chat: Visit suicidepreventionlifeline.org to chat with crisis centers around the U.S.

National Suicide Prevention Lifeline: Visit  suicidepreventionlifeline.org or call 1-800-273-TALK (8255)

The Trevor Project Crisis Line for LGBTQ youth: Visit Get Help Now or call 866-488-7386

Love is Respect: Visit loveisrespect.org, text “LOVEIS” to 22522, or call 1-866-331-9474 to talk with a peer advocate to prevent and end abusive relationships

National Eating Disorder Association:  Visit nationaleatingdisorders.org  or call 1-800-931-2237

Disaster Distress Hotline: Visit the Disaster Distress website, call 1-800-985-5990 or text TalkWithUS to 66746

Recovery HelpLine: Visit warecoveryhelpline.org or call 1-866-789-1511 (TTY: 206-461-3219)

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DRUG & ALCOHOL PREVENTION RESOURCES

National Institute on Drug Abuse for Teens - The Science Behind Drug Abuse

  • ‚ÄčThis outstanding website is designed for parents, teachers and other adults involved in the lives of 7 to 18 year olds. The website emphasizes the science behind drug abuse.

Parent Toolkit

  • The Parents Resource Center provides advice and stories from parents and professionals about drug prevention, intervention and raising healthy teens.

Partnership for Drug-Free Kids 

  • Learn how to prevent your child from getting involved with drugs and alcohol.  This website helps parents tackle the real everyday issues they face in raising health teens.  See the latest information and practical advice to help you keep your child healthy, safe and drug free.

Substance Abuse and Mental Health Service Administration

  • This comprehensive website has information on a wide variety of substance abuse and mental health issues.