Parent Resources

Drug and Alcohol Services at HMS - We contract with a licensed chemical dependency therapist through Canvas Health.  The therapist comes to HMS to meet with students who need support in that area whether they have used drugs or alcohol or if they have a family member who is abusing drugs or alcohol.  Contact your child's counselor for more information.


Less Screen, More Green: Outdoor Safety Tips for Kids
A comprehensive guide for children and caretakers returning outside after quarantine.
Helping Families Cope With COVID-19
A guide for parents and caregivers to help support family coping, from the National Child Traumatic Stress Network. 

What to do if you and your teen don’t agree on social distancing
Advice from child and adolescent psychologist Dr. Barbara Greenberg to help get parents and teens on the same page when it comes to social distancing

What’s worrying teenagers right now
Information about what is worrying teenagers during the pandemic

NYTimes: 5 Ways to Help Teens Manage Anxiety About the Coronavirus

Momtastic: The Challenges of Social Distancing for Teens

Psychology Today: How to Talk to Teens & Young Adults About Social Distancing

American Academy of Child & Adolescent Psychiatry: Talking to Children About Coronavirus (COVID19)


Cell Phone and Internet Safety 
- Click here to watch a presentation that was given to all 7th and 8th grade students on Wednesday, April 10, 2018.

Other helpful links:


Cyber Safety

Mental Health Resources

Study Skills, Organization and Test Taking

School Refusal

Adolescent Drug and Alcohol Use

Generalized Anxiety and Depression

Lack of Motivation

Self-Injurious Behavior