Reasons for Concern

SAP Hand
  • The SAP Team addresses students that Exhibit the Following Behaviors :

    • Alcohol Use

    • Drug Use

    • Health

    • Depression

    • Talk of Suicide

    • Dishonesty

    • Aggressive Behavior

    • Sudden Drop in Grades

    • Unexplained Physical Injuries

    • Withdrawing from Family, Friends, and/or School

    • Changing of Friends, No longer spends time with old friends

    • Defying authority, both at home and at school

    • Needing money without an explanation

BEHAVIOR SIGNS OF AN ADOLESCENT THAT MAY BE HAVING PROBLEMS
 
 
 
Academic Performance
Drop in Grades
Failure to Complete Assignments
Decrease in Class Participation
  
School Attendance
Absenteeism / Tardiness
Constantly Late for Class
Frequent Visits to Health Room
On Absence List, but in School
 
Physical Symptoms
Deteriorating Personal Appearance
Sleeping in Class
Smell of Alcohol of Marijuana
Bloodshot Eyes
Frequent Complaints of Nausea
Slurred Speech
Drug-Related Clothing, Messages, Etc.
 
Disruptive Behavior
Defiance of Rules
Emotional Highs and Lows
Verbal Abuse
Blaming, Denying
 
 
Atypical Behavior
Change in Friends
Erratic Behavior
Isolating Themselves
Talks Freely About Drug Use
Disoriented
Older Social Group or Significantly Younger
 
 
Illicit Activities
Vandalism
Involvement in Theft of Money, Alcohol, or Other Drugs
Sexual Behavior in Public
Carrying a Weapon
Legal Problems
 
 
Extra-Curricular Activities 
Loss of Eligibility
Dropped Out
Not Informing Parents of Activities