Student Guide to Help Self & Friends - for concerns regarding alcohol and drug usage...
If you are concerned about a friend, yourself, or even just have questions, these are the resources available to you at WHS:
(If you feel more comfortable speaking with a trusted teacher, that person can help access the appropriate resources.)
Guidance Department: 860-571-8267
Nurses and Support Staff:
Alcohol and Drug Problems Association of North America
The Alcohol and Drug Problems Association of North America addresses the prevention and recovery of alcohol and substance abuse. Call: (314) 589-6702
This is a support group for family members and friends of alcoholics. Call: (888) 4AL-ANON
Alcoholics Anonymous (AA)
AA's primary purpose is to carry the message of recovery for alcoholics. AA also lists symptoms of specific drugs and offers literature on sobriety and drinking.
Alcohol and Other Drug Information for Teens
This informational page by the National Children's Coalition offers facts about drugs and alcohol, teen recovery groups, and a drug and alcohol resource center.
Students Against Destructive Decisions (SADD)
SADD is a peer leadership organization dedicated to preventing underage drinking, other drug use, impaired driving, and destructive decisions.
Narcotics Anonymous (NA)
NA is an international, community-based association of recovering drug addicts. Call: (818) 773-9999
It is an easy to remember telephone number, which can connect people with important community resources i.e., drug and alcohol intervention and rehabilitation. Dial: 211
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