Life Happens. We’re Here to Help.

We want students to succeed.

Students grapple with all kinds of pressures and struggles, both at home and at school. These struggles can severely impact their behavior and academic achievement.

No matter the problem or issue you or your child is experiencing, EFR is here to provide 24/7 assistance.

Trauma in Early Life Can Increase Health Risks

An adverse childhood experience is defined in ACEs research as:

• Divorced parents


• Sexual abuse


• Substance abuse within household

• Physical neglect

• Emotional neglect

• Mentally ill parent

• Physical abuse


• Incarcerated parent


• Domestic violence


• Emotional abuse


Two-thirds of all adults

experienced at least one childhood



Twenty percent of all adults

experienced 3 or more childhood



more likely to have depression


more likely to abuse alcohol


more likely to attempt suicide

Scientific research has correlated trauma with physical and mental health problems in adulthood.


Adults who experience 4 or more childhood traumas are more than twice as likely to experience severe health conditions, such as asthma, arthritis, COPD, stroke, or heart or kidney disease.


Student Assistance Program (SAP) & Outpatient Counseling

Maddox*, an elementary-aged student, struggled with anger outbursts, physical aggression, and difficulties with problem-solving. After spending years off-and-on in therapy seeking treatment with various providers only to remark that “none seemed to want to listen,” Maddox’s parents sought SAP services through their district. 

Today, Maddox is completing his SAP sessions and moving towards outpatient counseling. He has reduced his anger outbursts and has learned skills to help him successfully navigate challenging days.

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