Student Safety and Wellness
From mental health resources, to bullying prevention and food and nutrition services, FCPS is committed to supporting more than just a child's education.
Alcohol, Tobacco, and Other Drug Programs
FCPS offers activities and learning experiences which focus on the many ways marijuana, alcohol, tobacco/vaping, and other drug use can negatively impact student lives.
Bullying Prevention and Intervention
Through school-wide positive behavior approaches and participation in K-12 health and guidance lessons students are taught to behave respectfully and to resolve conflicts in positive ways.
Crisis Intervention Services
Support, services, and consultation is available to any FCPS school community affected by loss caused by humans or natural disasters; deaths; suicides; and other tragedies.
Food and Nutrition Programs
Peruse the wide menu of services provided by the Office of Food and Nutrition Services.
Gang Prevention and Education
Working together with parents, families, and community partners to remain at the forefront of preventing gang activity and the influence of gangs on our children.
Gun Violence Prevention Resources
Read about secure firearm storage, modeling responsible behavior around firearms, asking about secure storage practices in other homes, recognizing the role of firearms in suicide, and seeking help for a child who could be a threat to themselves or others.
Gun Violence - Student Support Resources and FCPS Safety Practices
Learn about resources to support students who have questions and concerns. Also, learn about FCPS safety and security practices.
Health and Safety Guidance Document for 2022-23
FCPS is providing guidance regarding school health and safety practices. The daily health screening questionnaires are available in all languages.
Information for Homeless Families
Ensuring that all students have the resources necessary to obtain a successful education.
Mental Health and Resiliency
Discover how to foster assets in students to help them manage stress, make better choices, and develop healthy habits.
A formal process facilitated by trained, skilled facilitators that brings together those impacted by wrongdoing while focusing on accountability, character development, and school and community safety.
School Counseling Services
Every FCPS student has the opportunity to work with a state-certified school counselor.
School Health Services
Our comprehensive school health program has a positive impact on the learning process by reducing health-related barriers to learning.
School Health and Wellness
FCPS is committed to the whole child, whole school, and whole community by providing comprehensive education and services that support the success of every student and staff member.
School Psychology Services
Our school psychologists are mental health specialists with knowledge of child development, the psychology of learning, behavior management and intervention, monitoring progress of students, and program evaluation. Our psychologist school assignments are listed here.
School Safety & Threat Assessment
Parents and Students: Help make our schools safer by viewing threat assessment training modules. Learn about FCPS' anonymous Tip Line, too.
School Social Work Services
Our social workers help to prevent social, emotional, and behavioral factors from affecting a student's ability to perform at his or her best.
Social and Emotional Learning (SEL)
FCPS partners with families to help students develop mental wellness and social and emotional skills.
Student Wellness: Tips and Strategies
Feeling super stressed? Worried about a friend's mental health—or your own? Get tips to help manage your emotions and see what to do if you are in crisis.
Fairfax County Youth Survey
Determining the effectiveness of prevention and intervention programs offered in schools and communities.
Virginia Department of Health (VDOH) Youth Survey
Learning about the health behavior of our youth to improve health education.