The Healthy, Well-Balanced Student

A New Approach to Mental Health

Presented by Rachel Cazavilan, LPC

Did you know.......

- 20% of youth ages 13-18 live with a mental health condition

- 50% of lifetime cases of mental illness begin by age 14 and 75% by age 24

- The average delay between onset of symptoms and intervention is 8-10 years

- 37% of students with a mental health condition age 14 and older drop out of school - the highest dropout rate of any disability group.

(These statistics provided by the National Institute of Mental Health,

Given these statistics, it is likely that the national decline of mental illness in youth has touched your home and family. Come learn more about:

  • Common symptoms to watch for
  • Resources available in our schools and community
  • Things you can do to help, beginning at home - including nutrition and exercise strategies
  • How to support your teen in owning and self-advocating for their mental wellness

Parent Education Night organized by the SEHS Parent Council

Tuesday, Feb. 6th, 7pm

South Eugene High School Library

Rachel Cazavilan is a Licensed Professional Counselor who practices Wellness Therapy, a traditional psychotherapy that integrates diet and exercise in the treatment of anxiety, depression, relationship issues, stress management and other common mental health concerns. Rachel received a B.S. in Psychology from the University of Oregon, and holds a Masters in Clinical Mental Health from Northwest Christian University. She has her certification in Holistic Health Coaching from the Institute of Integrative Nutrition and is a Level 1 CrossFit Trainer. Her practice is located in South Eugene.