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What is a Student Assistance Counselor?


What is a Student Assistance Counselor?

The Student Assistance Counselor (SAC) is a resource available to all students at Northern Highlands Regional High School and their families.  
All meetings and information shared with the SAC are confidential. 

The SAC's role is to assist with a wide variety of issues that affect students.  These issues include:

  • School Stress/Pressure
  • Social Issues
  • Feeling Sad, Overwhelmed, or Lonely 
  • Conflict 
  • Family Issues
  • Grief and Loss
  • Mental Health Challenges
  • Self- Esteem
  • Eating Disorders
  • Suicidal Thoughts of Feelings 
  • Substance Abuse 
  • Relationship Challenges 
  • LGBTQ* Support
  • Any Other Issue!

There is a range of school-based interventions that can be utilized to help students reach their potential and build upon their strengths.