Reaching out for mental health support

HERE TO HELP: Megan Ostovarpour, lead counselor at Northwood Highschool, encourages students to reach out and use the many resources available to students, not just the counselors.

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HERE TO HELP: Megan Ostovarpour, lead counselor at Northwood Highschool, encourages students to reach out and use the many resources available to students, not just the counselors.

Kaylie Wang, Staff Writer

Tune in to today’s podcast as staff writer Kaylie Wang explores who students can reach out to at school and what mental health support they can provide. Find out what Northwood’s mental health resources look like through Wang’s conversations with lead counselor Megan Ostovarpour, mental health and wellness specialist and Hope Squad lead advisor Amanda Mills and vice president of Northwood’s mental health awareness club junior Kristen Lew.   

Request to see your counselor (or connect with your counselor if you do not know who they are) through this form. Counselor offices face The Oak upstairs in the 900s and 1000s buildings, and their emails are listed on northwoodhigh.iusd.org  

Stay updated on the Mental Health Awareness Club @nhsmentalhealthawareness and Hope Squad @nhs.hopesquad on Instagram.