Guidance
Contact:
Kelly Brown Ext. 50009 Email

Welcome to the Hale County Guidance web page!

This web site will have important links for current students and parents.

 

RESOURCES

Careers and Colleges
Occupational Outlook handbook
This is one of the top resources for finding out about all kinds of jobs, careers, their requirements, education/preparation requirements, salary,etc. It is updated annually.

http://www.bls.gov/oco

 

 

Guidance and Testing

Explore tests for the 8th grade- academic results and career exploration
All 8th grade students take the EXPLORE tests in the fall of the 8th grade. This is the first in a series of tests that students will take that is sponsored by the ACT. 

http://www.explorestudent.org

 

 

Drug Prevention

Time to Talk
A resource for parents in talking with their teens about some difficult issues they face

http://timetotalk@drugfree.org 

 

prevention of prescription drug abuse
This is a website about preventing teen prescription drug abuse. Teens do listen to their parents when they talk, much more than we think. This is a subject you may not have thought about talking to your teen about. This website has some information on this.

http://www.notinmyhouse.com

 

 

Internet Safety

 

Health Issues

health
http://www.kidshealth.com

 

Study Skills

study skills
http://www.studygs.net

 

study skills
http://www.ncld.org/livingwithld/teens_building_study.cfm

http://www.khanacademy.org/

 

 

Alcohol and Drug Info

Anti-drug site for Teens by Teens
http://www.freevibe.com

 

Alcohol & Drug Sites for Youth

http://www.toosmarttostart.samhsa.gov/tweens

 

http://www.toosmarttostart.samhsa.gov/teens

 

http://www.thecoolspot.gov

 

Info and Facts about Drugs
http://www.theantidrug.com

 

Alcohol and Drug information
http://www.health.org

 

Alcohol Abuse information
http://www.niaaa.nih.gov

 

Children of Alcoholics
http://www.nacoa.org

 

American Council for Drug Education
http://www.acde.org

 

National Families in Action
http://www.emory.edu/NFIA

 

Partnership for a drug free America
http://www.drugfreeamerica.org

 

Mothers Against Drunk Driving
http://www.madd.org

 

National Commission Against Drunk Driving
http://www.ncadd.com

 

National Youth Anti-Drug Campaign
http://www.mediacampaign.com

 

Drug Fact Sheet
http://www.adph.org/PHARMACYUNIT

 

Helping Stay Away from Drugs/Alcahol
http://www.freevibe.com

 

Disaster/Stress

Coping with Emotions after a Disaster
http://www.psychworks.com/PTSD%20response.htm

 

Crisis Prevention and Response
http://smhp.psych.ucla.edu

 

Helping with Disaster
http://www.libertyunites.com

 

Cancer survival
http://www.webwhispers.org

 

Violence

Partnership Against Violence
http://www.pavnet.org