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Lake Forest Schools

Student Assistance Programs

District program to promote practices in substance use prevention and intervention programming for students.

Contact Information:
Deborahanne Reimer, MS, LPC, CADC
Student Assistance Programs
847-582-7448

Prevention

Substance abuse prevention incorporates evidenced-based programs, drug education, and interpersonal skill building to reinforce positive youth activities, healthy choices and well-being.

Intervention

Intervention provides the support needed for students. Efforts are made to assist students who could benefit from additional supports to help identify and address areas that may be interfering with the student’s ability to be successful.

Resources & Internet links

Alcohol & Other Drugs

Mental Health

  • National Mental Health Association (NAMA) www.nmha.org
  • National Alliance on Mental Health Illness www.namiccns.org
  • National Institute of Mental Health www.nimh.nih.gov
  • Erika’s Lighthouse www.erikaslighthouse.org
  • Elyssa’s Mission www.elyssasmission.org
  • Substance Abuse & Mental Health Services Administration www.samhsa.gov
  • American Association of Suicidology www.suicidology.org
  • American Foundation for Suicide Prevention www.afsp.org
  • Signs of Suicide Prevention Program www.mentalhealthscreening.org
  • National Suicide Prevention Lifeline: 1-800-273-TALK, www.suicidepreventionlifeline.org
  • Lake County Health Department: (847) 377-8180 www.lakecountyil.gov

    Body Image & Eating Disorders

    Sexual Assault/Abuse & Domestic Violence

    Bullying

    Assessment & Treatment Supports

    • Gateway Foundation, 847-356-8205, (24 hour hotline) 877-321-recover
    • Rosecrance: 815-391-1000
    • Omni Youth & Family Services: 847-540-0680
    • N.I.C.A.S.A.: 847-546-6540
    • The Child, Adolescent & Family Recovery Center: 847-457-6730
    • Highland Park Hospital: 847-432-8000
    • Vista Health System: 847-360-2720
    • Alexian Brothers Behavioral Health Hospital: 800-432-5005
    • ERC (Eating Recovery Center) Insight: (847) 915-6747

    Other Links