Holden High School Provides Help for Teenagers Dealing With Depression

If your student is struggling with teenage depression, they are not alone, and help is available. Holden has been educating teens since 1969 on the premise that the best way to heal young people is in a small, caring environment where each student is known and valued. Holden provides a student-centered educational experience that embraces diversity and nurtures students’ unique gifts and talents.

How Holden Helps

Our comprehensive approach to teaching nurtures student's emotional, social, and academic well-being.

WEEKLY ONE-ON-ONE COUNSELING

COUNSELING

Weekly 1-on-1 counseling sessions are embedded into Holden's curriculum.
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PARENT SUPPORT

PARENT SUPPORT GROUP

Holden helps strengthen family relationships through support services that empower parents and encourages healthy family relationships.​
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ONE-ON-ONE COUNSELING + MENTORING

Weekly 1-on-1 counseling sessions are embedded into our school days. Students receive emotional support, help navigating personal relationships, and tools to create changes through conscious decision-making in their lives. A young person struggling with teenage depression finds this time helpful.

WHOLE FAMILY RESOURCE AND SUPPORT

Holden families benefit from meetings with a family counselor and their student’s Resource Exploration and Support Counselor. These meetings aid in mediating conflicts and improving interactions between family members. Tuition includes eight sessions per year.

EXPERIENCED PROFESSIONALS

Holden has 100+ collective staff years of experience working with students who have experienced anxiety and teenage depression.

We coordinate with outside support (therapists, neuropsychologists, psychiatrists).

a POWERFUL tight-knit COMMUNITY

Holden strongly emphasizes personal growth and community, with many elective self-exploration groups and classes.

PREPARATION FOR LIFE AFTER HIGH SCHOOL

Holden’s curriculum incorporates the five tenets of Social Emotional Learning: self-awareness, self-management, social awareness, relationship building, and responsible decision making.

Holden graduates leave with a concrete post-high school plan.

a caring empowering environment

When a teenager struggles with depression, it can cause a variety of challenges for young people and their families. Holden educates young people in a small, caring environment where everyone is known and deeply valued. Holden specializes in treating generalized depression and social anxiety in teens.

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changing lives since 1969