The Care Map
The Care Map is a map of social services in the Greater Seattle Area. The goal is to provide a central location for people experiencing need and those looking to help to connect to area resources.
The Crisis Clinic is a great resource for suicide prevention and mental health support.
Suicide Prevention Information
FAQ on suicide, symptoms of depression and suicidal danger signs, most common misconceptions about suicide, what students should do if a friend had depression, what hospitalization does for depressives and a recommended reading list.
Information on depression provided by the National Institute for Mental Health.
Collection of information on eating disorders by a non profit organization.
The National Institute of Mental Health gives a sketch of each known anxiety disorder and has a keyword search to help identify symptoms.
This site contains basic information about this organization which assists adults and teens with alcohol related concerns. It includes 20 questions designed to help teenagers decide whether or not Alateen is for them.
Academic Support Available at WHS!
If you are falling behind or getting low grades, here are some tips to help you understand the material and bring up your grade!
- Always ask for help. Our teachers are here to help you succeed in your classes.
- If the teacher cannot help you during class, please ask him/her when it would be a good time to meet or to schedule an appointment after school.
- Remember, it may take more than one meeting with your teacher(s) for you to reach your goal.
- Join a study group or ask someone in class if they can help.
Issue in your Class?
Sometimes there are issues that come up in a classroom and help is needed. Please follow the below steps for a quick resolution.
- Student will make an appointment teacher.
- If issue is not resolved, go to step 2.
- Student please ask your parent to make an appointment with your teacher (student must attend as well).
- If issue is not resolved, go to step 3.
- Step 3: Student please have your parent contact your counselor and a Parent, Teacher, Student (student MUST attend) and Counselor meeting will be scheduled.
We hope that any conflict can be resolved at the student and teacher level. If not, we are here to help.
Educators For Fair Consideration
Empowering undocumented young people to achieve educational and career goals.
MALDEF - The Latino Voice for Civil Rights in America
Since MALDEF's founding, the civil rights orginization has supported the next generation of civil rights advocated for the Latino community. MALDEF currently offers: a Scholarship Resource Guide for high school, college, and graduate students; and a Law School Scholarship Program for law students.
National College Access Network
Builds, strengthens and empowers communities commited to college access and success so that all students, especially those underrepresented in postsecondary education, can achieve their educational dreams.
Tip Sheet for Undocumented Students
This tip sheet is designed to help with some pressing questions that undocumented students may have while contemplating whether or not they can enroll in school.
National Immigration Law Center
One of the leading orginizations in the U.S. exclusively dedicated to defending and advancing the rights of immigrants with low income. They also conduct trainings, publish education materials, and provide legal counsel and strategic advice to support and strengthen other groups' advocacy work.
Big Future College Board
A mission-driven organization that connects students to college success an oppurtunity. College Board was created to expand access to higher education and has helpful information for undocumented students wanting to apply for college.
National Conference of State Legislatures
The nation's most respected bipartisan organization provicing states support, ideas, connections and a strong voice on Capitol Hill. This orginization advocates and provides information and support for undocumented students' tuition and support.
CUNY Citizenship Now!
CUNY Citizenship Now! is the largest University-based legal assistance program in the nation. They provide free, high quality and confidential citizenship and immigration law services to all.