Text HOME to 741741 from anywhere in the United States, anytime, about any type of crisis. A live, trained Crisis Counselor receives the text and responds, all from our secure online platform. The volunteer Crisis Counselor will help you move from a hot moment to a cool moment.
Trevor Project is a national organization focused on crisis and suicide prevention efforts among LGBTQ+ youth.
TrevorLifeLine: Our trained counselors are here to support you 24/7. If you are a young person in crisis, feeling suicidal, or in need of a safe and judgment-free place to talk, call the TrevorLifeline now at 1-866-488-7386.
TrevorChat: TrevorChat is a free, confidential and secure instant messaging service that provides live help to LGBTQ youth.
TrevorText: TrevorText is a confidential and secure resource that provides live help for LGBTQ youth with a trained specialist, over text messages. Text START to 678678.
TrevorSpace: TrevorSpace is a social networking site for lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, queer & questioning (LGBTQ) youth under 25 and their friends and allies.
According to the 2018 Dane County Youth Assessment, about 16% of MGHS students have used electronic vapor products (including e-cigarettes, e-cigars, e-pipes, vape pipes, vaping pens, e-hookahs and hookah pens).
The WI Department of Human Services has information on new tobacco products, understanding the issues, and ideas about what you can do at their website.
PICADA is an AODA prevention organization through Family Service of Madison. View additional resources and information regarding JUULing and other AODA topics.
The JUUL e-cigarette brand has seen a significant growth in sales in the past 12 months and just recently became the #1 most popular e-cigarette on the market. We also know JUUL is attracting a high number of youth users because of how easily they can be concealed in the palm of a hand since they look just like a USB flash drive and their kid-friendly flavors. The following articles will provide more information about this growing product:
Building Bridges services students in 4K-9th grade, and their families. They seek to support children's educational experience by working with students, family, community agencies, and school staff to develop and promote emotional wellness.
Building Bridges is a short-term, 90 day program
Building Bridges is a completely voluntary program
There is no cost for families to participate
Building Bridges staff tailor their service plans to meet the unique needs of the students and families we work with
School Staff Teaming
Student Skill Building
Building Bridges Staff are employees of Catholic Charities (This program is not religiously affiliated)