Principal asks school mental health counselor to share information about a student who may have been arrested

A high school principal hears a rumor that one of his students was arrested for underage drinking and possession of drugs at a party over the weekend. This student has been aggressive toward other students in the past and has a history of self-harming behaviors. The principal has seen the student talking in the hallway with a mental health counselor who’s employed by the school district. The principal believes that the counselor may be working with the student.

A high school principal stands in a school hallway