Student Resources

Mental Health

How can your School Counselor help you?

Your School counselor (Mrs. Thornton!) is a person you can turn to when you need help

Change to Chill:

Feeling overwhelmed, anxious or stressed? Change to Chill offers mental health resources for teens designed to help them learn how to relax and integrate healthy habits into their lifestyle

Your Life Your Voice:

Anxiety, friends, parents, self-esteem... each can ​bring their own set of challenging ​situations. Take a look through the topics and find tips and tools to help you ​through them

Mental Health Resources:

This website is a place for teens to access resources about a variety of mental health topics

Understanding Stress and Anxiety:

Check out this resource to learn more about stress and anxiety, and learn how to cope

Teen Sleep Hub:

The one stop shop for all you need to know about sleep. If you’re looking for advice on how to sleep better, would like tips on tweaking your routine or help to understand the science behind your sleep patterns, you’ll find it all here

Help & Text Lines

Crisis Text Line:

Text HOME to 741741 to connect with a Crisis Counselor

National Suicide Prevention Lifeline:

The Lifeline is a 24-hour, toll-free suicide prevention service available to anyone in suicidal crisis or their friends and loved ones. Call 1-800-273-TALK (8255). Callers are routed to the closest possible crisis center in their area

The Trevor Project:

The only nationwide, 24/7 crisis and suicide prevention lifeline offering free and confidential counseling for LGBTQIA+ youth, available at 1-866-488-7386


A trans-led organization that connects trans people to community support. Call (877) 565-8860

School & Career

Career Finder

Whether you’re just starting to explore career paths or already have yours planned out, Career Finder helps you take the next steps. Get tons of careers, majors, and high school classes that match what you like to do

Career Exploration through the US Bureau of Labor:

Find careers that relate to your interests and learn fun facts about the economy and jobs

Career One Stop:

Explore hundreds of careers through video

College Board College Search:

Start looking at over 3000 colleges across the world

Career Girls:

A video-based career exploration and readiness tool for girls

The Art Career Project:

Check out all the amazing jobs you can have in the art field

Engineer Girl:

Check out these engineering career opportunities

Online Things

Clear Fear App:

Clear Fear provides you with a range of ways to manage the symptoms of anxiety

Think Before You Post:

The digital world is the real world with real consequences, so make sure you always ask yourself the following before you hit send

Staying Safe On Social Media:

Most people use social media to stay connected with friends and have fun. However, there are people who don't play by the same rules, and use it as a platform to offend people or cause them harm. Don't let these users ruin your experience, but make sure that you do what you can to stay safe

Calm Harm App:

Calm Harm provides tasks to help you resist or manage the urge to self-harm. You can make it private by setting a password, and personalize the app if you so wish. You will be able to track your progress and notice change

The Libby App:

Borrow ebooks, audiobooks, and more from your local public library for free


Conway Gender and Sexualities Alliance:

Held at Conway Public Library, the GSA meets biweekly on Thursdays for students to meet, support each other, talk about issues related to sexual orientation and gender identity and expression, and work to end homophobia and transphobia

The Trevor Project Resource Center:

The Trevor Project is the world’s largest suicide prevention and crisis intervention organization for LGBTQIA+ young people


TrevorSpace is an affirming, online community for LGBTQIA+ young people between the ages of 13-24 years old. With over 400,000 members across the globe, you can explore your identity, get advice, find support, and make friends in a moderated community intentionally designed for you

It Gets Better Project:

The It Gets Better Project is a nonprofit organization with a mission to uplift, empower, and connect lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and queer youth around the globe

Friendships & Relationships

Love is Respect:

Offers 24/7 information, support, and advocacy to young people between the ages of 13 and 26 who have questions or concerns about their romantic relationships

That's Not Cool:

Dedicated to decreasing teen dating violence due to technology, and is increasing awareness for healthy teen relationships online

Your Life Your Voice:

Your go-to place for all sorts of friendship issues and advice

What Makes a Good Friend?:

Having good friends makes you happy, and being a good friend to others makes them happy, too. Think about your friendships - are you being a good friend? Are your friends being a good friend to you?

Local Resources

Conway Public Library Teen Events:

Check out upcoming events hosted by our public library

Conway Gender and Sexualities Alliance:

Held at Conway Public Library, the GSA meets biweekly on Thursdays for students to meet, support each other, talk about issues related to sexual orientation and gender identity and expression, and work to end homophobia and transphobia

The Revolving Closet:

A free boutique for teens located on the second floor of The First Church of Christ in North Conway, providing new and very gently used clothing and accessories for ages 12-18

Podcast Recommendations

We Got You:

Hosted by Samantha Logan (Netflix's 13 Reasons Why; Netflix’s All American, Freeform's The Fosters), We Got You is a weekly advice podcast where teens answer the biggest questions from middle schoolers across the country on life, loneliness and an uncertain future

ABC KIDS News Time:

Every Friday, join Ruby for News Time as she counts down the week’s most interesting news stories for kids. From amazing animals to special events, the natural world to outer space, News Time is made especially for children to help them understand the world around them

Sleep With Me:

Insomnia? Mind racing at night? Worries keeping you up? Tune in for a bedtime story that lets you forget your problems and progressively gets more boring until you fall to sleep. So get in bed, press play, close your eyes, and drift off into dreamland

That's Totally Normal!:

This podcast will give young people a chance to put on some headphones and learn on their own as we break down the biology, chemistry and health topics of growing, changing and going up

Fun Finds

Hogwarts Digital Escape Room:

A free, online Harry Potter-themed escape room that you can play

Fluid Simulator:

A calming site where you drag your mouse to create fluid waves that is super cool

Weave Silk Interactive Drawing:

A calming drawing website where you create some wicked awesome pieces of art