Serving Kimball students on Thursdays in the Counseling Center.

Common Behaviors and Symptoms in Adolescents with Substance Use Concerns:
  • Heightened secrecy
  • Fishy-sounding excuses or outright lying
  • Difficulty thinking or keeping focus
  • Withdrawing from classroom participation
  • Resistance to discipline or feedback
  • Increased tardiness or absence
  • Paranoia, irritability, anxiety, fidgeting
  • Changes in mood or attitude
  • Significant weight gain or loss
  • Loss of interest in hobbies or activities
  • Decline in school performance
  • Abandonment of long-time peer group