Anxiety/Stress Management – This is a group for students that have struggled with managing symptoms of anxiety that have significantly impacted areas of academic, personal and social functioning. This group is intended to help students learn ways to identify and manage symptoms of anxiety through group discussion and learning new skills.

Concerned Others – This is a support group that assists students that are affected by a family member or loved struggling with substance abuse issues.

Coping Skills Group – This group provides support and education for students that are having difficulty coping with life stressors. Focus will be placed on learning new skills, developing positive coping strategies and maintaining a healthy lifestyle. This group also serves as a support for students transitioning into the school environment after being hospitalized.

Girls Group – This support group is intended to support young women in developing skills that will help them improve self-esteem, image, and confidence. This group encourages students to engage in meaningful discussions that will help them develop positive social skills and make healthy decisions.

Grief and Loss Group – The purpose of this group is to provide support for students who have experienced loss due to the death of a parent. This group will help students learn about the grieving process and ways to cope with the loss.

Healthy Relationships Group – The focus of this group is for female students to explore aspects of healthy relationships. Students will discuss the components of healthy vs. unhealthy relationships and learn positive ways to address feelings and cope with problems.

LGBT Support Group – The Alliance group provides support for students in the LGBTQ+ community. The goal of this group is to give students a therapeutic outlet to discuss their experiences, problems and concerns.

Recovery Group – This support group is intended for students who have struggled with substance abuse issues and need support after receiving treatment.

School Success Group – This group will focus on goal setting, problem-solving, time-management and study skills. This group provides students with the opportunity to learn skills that will help them experience improved grades and personal accomplishment.

Transfer Student Group – This group provides students in grades 10-12 with an introduction and orientation to Grayslake Central High School. Students will be introduced to GCHS staff and students and will engage in discussions about a variety of topics. Students will also have the opportunity to learn ways to get involved with a variety of GCHS clubs, activities and social events.

Please Note: Our Student Services Teams are committed to creating and adapting support groups to meet the differing needs of our students as the need arises. Support groups are available, or can become available, depending upon student needs. If you would like more information about student support groups, please contact the student’s counselor, social worker, or Student Assistance Program Coordinator.