Resources: Youth Eastside Services

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Andrea Frost, Prevention Intervention Specialist
Youth Eastside Services
Lake Washington High School
 
Services offered: 
Drop-in counseling/consultation hours are available to students, parents/caregivers and teachers/staff
  • To register, please follow the links below. You will receive an email with information on how to join the virtual meeting.  
  • Substance Use Groups for Students
    • To register, please contact your school counselor, or call 425-747-4937, ext.2790.  
      • Recovery Group 1:00 p.m. - 2:00 p.m. 
        • Students who are working toward or are in recovery from substance use. Learn healthy coping skills and tools, along with mindfulness strategies on how to support present and future goals of not using substances. Ongoing group, can join at any time.
      • Affected Others Group 2:30 p.m. - 3:30 p.m. 
        • Students who are affected by others’ substance use. Confidential space to explore and express feelings, build community and reduce feelings of isolation. Also a space to feel empowered and have fun. Ongoing group, can join at any time.
      • Quit Vaping Now 4:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m. 
        • Students who are wanting to work towards not using nicotine products of any kind. Building motivation to quit by recognizing triggers, learning mindfulness strategies to reduce stress, and creating steps for success with realistic goals. 4 week series, starts again on the first Wednesday of every month. 
  • Free Virtual Alcohol Drug Education Class
    • Held on a Saturday of each month from 9:30am-12:30pm is our virtual Alcohol Drug Education Class. This is a great way for parents and students (12-19 y.o.) to attend together to gain information on the dangers of current substance abuse trends, effects of substances on the developing body and brain (including the dangers of mixing substances), along with where to turn for help with substance abuse & mental health issues. Students will also gain tools and skills to make more informed decisions for their futures. Go to youtheastsideservices.org/adec to register for this FREE educational opportunity for parents and students to attend together. Next class dates are March 27, April 24, May 22 & June 19.  All classes are no cost to families, on Saturdays, and run virtually from 9:30am – 12:30pm.  Thank you for spreading the word about this important resource!  Questions? Contact Andrea Frost at 425-747-4937 x2721 or andreaf@youtheastsideservices.org

 

YES Counselor Andrea Frost - Alcohol Drug Education Class