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Grief Support

Dear Cougar Family,

It is with heavy hearts that we are writing to you all related to yet another loss of one of our young scholars in an unimaginably tragic way. We realize that the days following a loss are often filled with much stress, so we are hoping as a SAP (Student Assistance Program) team to offer support in managing your emotions during this time of grief. We want to provide our students and community some necessary resources to use in the days to come.

Our High School teams have set up a supportive zoom link for Tuesday, April 6th 2021. This link will be available from 7:30am – 3pm on Tuesday for our students to utilize and will be staffed by members of our Harrisburg High School SAP teams as well as our Keystone support liaisons.

In the meantime, listed below are some community resources available to support you and your family members during times of loss.  Please feel free to utilize them as needed. 

HighMark Caring Place: 866-713-4673  (specializes in grief and loss support for youth and families)

Dauphin County Crisis Hotline: 717-232-7511

Crisis Text Line: 741741 (simply text “help” to this number and you will be connected with a trained professional for support)

National HelpLine: 1-800-622-HELP


Please continue to support one another in the days and weeks to come.  Know that we are here for you all as a Cougar Family as we navigate this unimaginable loss. 

With Love,

The Harrisburg High School Family



Dr. Stacey Rossi, Ed.D., LPC

Professional School Counselor

SciTech High School