Counseling Resources

Counseling Resources

Hotlines & Emergency Numbers:

Clackamas County Crisis Line: 503-655-8585 

Clark County Crisis Line: 360-696-9560

Multnomah County Crisis Line: 503-988-4888

Washington County Crisis Line: 503-291-9111

National Suicide Prevention Lifeline:  1.800.273.TALK(8255)

Multnomah Child Abuse Hotline: (503) 731-3100


Books

Age of Opportunity – Laurence Steinberg

The Teenage Brain – Frances Jensen

Brainstorm – Daniel Siegel

For Goodness Sex: Changing the Way We Talk to Teens about Sexuality, Values, and Health – Al Vernaccio

Girls and Sex: Navigating the Complicated Landscape – Peggy Orenstein

Boys and Sex: Young Men on Hookups, Love, Porn, Consent, and Navigating the New Masculinity – Peggy Orenstein


Articles

Why Parents Shouldn’t Feel Technology Shame – Alexandra Samuel, The Atlantic

Why are more American Teenagers Than Ever Suffering From Severe Anxiety? – Benoit Denizet-Lewis, NY Times Magazine

Have Smartphones Destroyed A Generation? – Jean M. Twenge, The Atlantic

We Need To Talk About Kids and Smartphones – Markham Heid, Time.


Websites for Parents and Teens

www.commonsensemedia.org

 www.scarleteen.com

www.kidsinthehouse.com

www.reachout.com

www.ahaparenting.com

www.thatsnotcool.com

  • Middle school students are capable of far more rigorous work than they often experience

    Middle school students are acquiring critical skills that will determine the caliber of work they do in high school and college.

    Middle school students are capable of far more rigorous work than they often experience
  • Outstanding After-School Classes

    With classes ranging from Darkroom Tech to Robotics to Improv, students can explore visual, performing, and media arts.

    Outstanding After-School Classes
  • Lunch Events

    Friday Lunch events include everything from distinguished guest speakers (such as University of Oregon President and Multnomah County District Attorney) to friendly games of dodgeball.

    Lunch Events
  • A Place for Art and Ideas

    The Angry Pigeon Gallery showcases work by members of the Northwest Academy community and beyond.

    A Place for Art and Ideas