The SCC is an all volunteer-driven organization dedicated to creating a safe and healthy environment for our youth. Having graduated from our federal grant program in September 2014, financial support is fully derived from corporate and private donations, in-kind contributions, and various fund-raising activities.
Last year FCPS introduced CrisisText, a messaging tool for students and parents who need help with mental health, depression, or thoughts of suicide. It is a confidential, safe, and non-judgmental resource when you need someone to talk to. Trained crisis counselors who respond can also provide information about emergency resources in
From the September 9, 2015 Show: Listen to Diane Rehm’s guests as they discuss the latest in brain science and how this new information is changing our understanding of the teenage years. Diane Rehm Sept 9th Podcast
Ken Moore from our local McLean Connection recently published this article highlighting the growing concerns of combating depression in our youth. McLean High School magazine journalist David Kagan didn’t know the power of depression when he started to research his article “A Generation in Pain” for McLean High School’s Highlander