Student Assistance Program (SAFE)



What is the Student Assistance Program (SAP):

Student Assistance Program (SAP) is a mandated state program that aids in removing any personal or academic barriers that a student may be experiencing. The SAP program at High School South is referred to as SAFE (Student Assistance For East Stroudsburg).

The SAP (SAFE) Team has also prepared a Brochure to provide information about the program.

High School Student Assistance Team Members:

SAP Coordinator/Teacher: Mrs. Stephanie Reese

Other SAP (SAFE) Team Members :

  • High School South Administration
  • Guidance
  • Nurse
  • Trained SAP Team Liaisons

Contacting the SAFE Team:

To make a Student Assistance Program (SAP) referral, please click on the link below to connect with our electronic form. Our SAP coordinator will immediately process the referral and be in contact if additional information is needed.

Anyone can refer a student to the SAP (SAFE) team. This form can be used by school personnel, friends, family members and students. A student can even go directly to guidance to request assistance from the SAP (SAFE) team.

ONLINE REFERRAL FORM

If you feel that a child is in immediate danger to themselves or to others contact 911 or notify the school police (24 hours) via phone 570.424.7833

Resources:

Communities are sometimes faced with tragedy in the wake of certain events. Our hope is that these resources can be utilized and open the lines of communication between our students and their parent/guardians. It’s never too early to start talking to our teens.

Useful website resources:

http://www.sap.state.pa.us

http://www.lcb.state.pa.us/PLCB/Education/index.htm

Suicide Prevention

https://www.crisistextline.org/texting-in/

https://suicidepreventionlifeline.org/

https://suicidepreventionlifeline.org/wp-content/uploads/2016/09/risk-assessment-suicide-prevention-lifeline-wallet-card.pdf

https://suicidepreventionlifeline.org/wp-content/uploads/2016/09/green-national-suicide-prevention-lifeline-wallet-card.pdf

Monroe County Support Groups

https://poconoinfo.communityos.org/zf/taxonomy/detail/id/38374

Pike County Support Groups

http://www.wmh.org/services/support-groups/

Food Pantries and Community Meals

https://poconoinfo.communityos.org/cms/FoodResources

Pocono Alliance Resources

http://poconoinfo.communityos.org/cms/

Resources for health and social service organizations

http://nepa211.org/browse/

Resources for LGBTQIA youth and parents

https://www.cdc.gov/lgbthealth/youth-