Student Assistance Counselor

STUDENT ASSISTANCE COUNSELOR

What is Student Assistance Counseling?

Student Assistance Counseling is talking confidentially with a professional counselor to discuss problems and develop healthy and effective coping strategies together.

Examples of problems might include:

anger issues
alcohol and other drugs use
depression
suicidal thoughts
relationship issues
stress
bullying
eating disorders
school-related issues
cutting and other self-injury behaviors
and ANY other issues having an affect on you.


Confidentiality:

All conversations with the Student Assistance Coordinator is confidential except if there is concern of immediate harm to self or others, there is suspected or reported abuse/neglect or concern about harassment, intimidation and/or bullying (HIB).

You can contact Ms. Bajakian by:
stopping by room G100 (corner of B and G Hall)
call 201-768-3200 ext 13260
email:  bajakian@nvnet.org

CarePlus, a local non-profit agency, is an incredible resource to support mental health, recovery and well-being.~ They have such programs as: a wellness group for teenage girls, a 'parenting with common sense' class for parents and a 'freedom from anxiety' group that helps teens learn coping skills - among many others.

We invite our Northern Valley families to visit the CarePlus website and review upcoming offerings.~ 
Perhaps CarePlus may be of some help for you or for someone you love.

http://www.careplusnj.org/groups/