Health and well-being of LHS students
LHS is a growing place
We are dedicated to providing as many resources within our school, PPS or our community can offer including our focus on the 'whole child'. Please scroll below to get information regarding all aspects of a students health and well-being.
Supporting the WHOLE Child - Cardinal Families Health Action Network
The Lincoln Health Action Network is a parent/counselor led group that sponsors educational activities such as Courageous Conversations for parents. They have links to excellent resources such as:
- Fun Ideas to expand the safety net for Lincoln students
- Seven Steps to Building Community - Jack McGowan of SOLV
- Face it, Parents. Helping Parents Reduce Youth Alcohol Use
- LHS grads' advice about transition to college
- Alcohol and Drug Abuse Prevention Resources
LHS Mental Health CIP & Community Resources
Continuous Improvement Plan (CIP)
Planning for improvement leading to increased levels of student achievement requires clearly defined roles and responsibilities for the local school district and the state. Here is the most current version of the LHS Mental Health CIP goals in the Nov 2012 revision. To learn more about the Oregon Department of Education and CIP planning, click here.
Clinic and Mental Health Resource Links in the community
- National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI)
- Multnomah School Based Clinic
- Mental Health and Addiction Services for Multnomah County
- Crisis/Trauma Support
- A School Psychology Review Suicide Prevention Programs in Schools (2009).
- National Association of School Psychologists
- Adolescence Directory On-Line
We have a school nurse that is available Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Friday 8-3:30 PM in Room 126 across the hall and down from the Gym. The nurse is available to provide education and support for students and their families regarding physical and emotional health needs.
Student Concern & Safety Support
- The referral flowchart for student concerns presents who to contact for various types of issues (academic, attendance, social/emotional).
- The LHS Building Screen Committee Description describes the groups that are formed to address student concerns such as when a student is getting bad grades Lincoln, or when he or she is having problems like anxiety or anger. This school team is formed to see what’s happening and come up with ideas on how we can help.
- Lincoln's Safe and Respectful School Program description (April 2010) - "Respect it - Maintain it" presents the approaches to reduce bullying and harassment at Lincoln High School.
- The LHS 2009-2010 school improvement plan regarding mental health/safe schools along with mid-year updates.