Prevention & Wellness Program

Welcome to the Vernon Hills High School Prevention & Wellness (P & W) Website

The Prevention & Wellness Program provides school-wide substance abuse prevention, mental health awareness, and intervention programs.  As well as addresses other issues related to students' well being.  Our programming is accomplished through a partnership of school personnel, students, parents, community service providers and volunteers.

 

We are here to support you during these times of uncertainty. 

If you're interested in someone reaching out to you for support, please fill out this form and you'll be contacted soon. Please note that this form is not monitored 24/7 and should not be used for crises.

- If you are in need of immediate assistance, please call 911. Other resources include:

  • Text-A-Tip. Connect to 24/7 text line and chat with a live, licensed mental health professional. To connect, text 847Help to 1-844-823-5323.
  • National Suicide Prevention Lifeline. Call 1-800-273-TALK (8255), 24/7, for free and confidential phone support.
  • Catholic Charities Counseling Support Line. Call (312) 948-6951. Hours of operation are 8:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.

 

COUNSELING RESOURCES:

TeleCounseling Resources - major insurance companies are covering telecounseling sessions as if they were occuring in the office.

VAPING:

Since we know that smoking & vaping directly affect lung & respiratory functioning, it is highly recommended that those who smoke/vape stop. Immediately. There is a helpful article on Scientific American's website called "Smoking or Vaping May Increase the Risk of a Severe Coronavirus Infection"

 

2019 - 2020 prevention & wellness event photos

OPERATION SNOWBALL photos Jan. 30th
RED RIBBON WEEK - (SUBSTANCE ABUSE PREVENTION) photos Oct. 28th - Nov. 1st
HEALTHY LIFESTYLE FAIR photos Oct. 26th

Yellow Ribbon Week - (Suicide Awareness & Prevention)

Sept. 9th.- 13th
cougar class act award recipients 2019 - 2020 2019-2020