Counseling Resources

  • YOU DON’T HAVE TO GO THROUGH IT ALONE – Below are many different resources that can help you with problems you may be dealing with, but you don’t have to handle this alone.  Please contact your counselor to find help for what you are going through.  Start with these local resources:

    NATIONAL SUICIDE PREVENTION LIFELINE: 1-800-273-8255 (TALK)  

    CRISIS TEXT LINE: 741-741 

    RAPPAHANNOCK RAPIDAN COMMUNITY SERVICES 24 HOUR CRISIS LINE: 540-347-7620

     

    Fauquier County Community Resource Guide

    Fauquier Mental Health Association

      

    LIBERTY HIGH SCHOOL AND THE LHS COUNSELING OFFICE DO NOT SPECIFICALLY ENDORSE ANY PRIVATE COUNSELORS OR ORGANIZATIONS THAT MAY BE REFERRED TO IN THE MANY LINKS BELOW.  WE BELIEVE THAT IT IS VITALLY IMPORTANT FOR FAMILIES TO THOROUGHLY INVESTIGATE THE BACKGROUND OF AN ORGANIZATION OR COUNSELOR PRIOR TO AGREEING TO PAY FOR SERVICES!

     

    Abuse Resources:

    Contact Fauquier County Child protective services at 1-800-552-7096 or go to their website.

    Fauquier County Child Protective Services

     

    Depression/Suicidal/Other Concerns:

    Depression in Children and Teens (American Academy of Child & Adolescent Psychiatry)

    Preventing Teen Suicide WebMD

    Our Nation's Young and Suicide by Dr. Lisa Wright, Purdue University Global

     

    Drug & Alcohol (and other addictions) Concerns:

    NIDA for Teens (interactive site)

    Kids Health: Drugs and Alcohol (interactive)

    National Institute of Drug Abuse (NIDA): High School and Youth Trends

     

     

    Code of Conduct regarding Bullying

     

    Article III Code of Student Conduct - 7-3.1 

    5.2.3. Bullying – Bullying means any aggressive and unwanted behavior that is intended to harm, intimidate, or humiliate the victim; involves a real or perceived power imbalance between the aggressor or aggressors and victim; and is repeated over time or causes severe emotional trauma. Bullying does not include ordinary teasing, horseplay, argument or peer conflict.

    5.2.3.1. Bullying occurs when a person or group of people exposes another person, repeatedly and over time, to negative actions, which include the following three components: 

    5.2.3.1.1. Aggressive behavior that involves unwanted, negative actions;

    5.2.3.1.2. A pattern of behavior repeated over time; and, 

    5.2.3.1.3. An imbalance of power.

    5.2.3.2. Types of bullying actions include:

    5.2.3.2.1. Verbal bullying (including derogatory comments; name calling)

    5.2.3.2.2. Social exclusion or isolation 

    5.2.3.2.3. Physical bullying (hitting, kicking, shoving, spitting, etc.) 

    5.2.3.2.4. Bullying through lies and false rumors 

    5.2.3.2.5. Bullying by having money or possessions taken or damaged 

    5.2.3.2.6. Threats or coercion to do things one doesn’t want to do 

    5.2.3.2.7. Racial bullying 

    5.2.3.2.8. Sexual bullying 

    5.2.3.2.9. Cyberbullying (bullying through email, social media, instant messaging (IMing), chat room exchanges, Web site posts, or digital messages or images sent to a cellular phone or personal digital assistant (PDA.) Cyberbullying, like traditional bullying, involves an imbalance of power, aggression, and a negative action that is often repeated.)