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Student Safety

The safety of our students and staff is our highest priority. Hockinson Schools are committed to creating and maintaining a safe and welcoming environment for all students and staff. On this page, you'll find support resources to help students feel safe and ready to learn.

If you are experiencing an emergency, dial 9-1-1.

Harassment, Intimidation and Bullying

Are you or someone you know being harassed, intimidated, or bullied? Report it to school administration right away.

Southwest Washington Crisis Line

Behavioral health crisis services are available 24 hours a day, seven days a week: 800.626.8137 | TTY 866.835.2755

Dial 988: Suicide & Crisis Lifeline

When people call or text 988, they will be connected to trained call specialists that are part of the existing National Suicide Prevention Lifeline network. These trained call specialists will listen, understand how their problems are affecting them, provide direct support, and connect them to their regional crisis services if necessary to provide local resources or an in person response. Available in multiple languages. 

Crisis Text Line

This text helpline offers 24/7/365 emotional support and resources for people experiencing any type of crisis. Text HEAL to 741-741 to start a conversation with a trained volunteer crisis counselor. 

Teen Line

The teen line offers peer support by teens for teens through a hotline (6–10 p.m.), a text line (5:30–9:30 p.m.), a message board, and email. It also provides a blog, information, and resources.

Umatter

Everybody needs help sometimes, and Umatter provides information about where to get help and how to talk to someone who might be having thoughts of suicide. If you are having thoughts of suicide or are worried about someone else, don't keep it to yourself. You Matter. You can get help. 

Your Life Your Voice

This website offers four ways to get help. Youth can talk to counselors 24/7, chat Monday – Friday from 6 p.m. to 12 a.m., text from 4 p.m. – 1 a.m. (CST), or send an email. You’ll also find tips on building coping skills and dealing with grief, a bulletin board, and videos.

Prevent Coalition

Connection is the best prevention. Prevent Coalition (Prevent) is a community coalition formed in 2003 to increase collaboration, awareness, and reduce youth substance use in Southwest Washington including Clark, Klickitat and Skamania counties. Learn more on their website!

Clark County Teen Talk

Clark County Teen Talk is a nonjudgmental, peer-to-peer support line. They are here to listen to every kind of teen in any kind of situation. The organization exists so you have a place to feel safe to talk about your problems. "We may not make everyone feel better, but we strive to make everyone feel valued." Visit their website for more information and multiple ways to anonymously reach out.

School staff are here to help.

School Counselors:

Chantelle Henry

Hockinson High School

Vickie Hermann

Hockinson Heights Elementary School

Jordan Mosier

Hockinson High School

Wayne Svilar

Hockinson High School

Student Support Specialist:

Doug Furth

Hockinson Heights Elementary School