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Counseling » Mental Health Resources

Mental Health Resources


Mental Health Hotlines/Resources:

  • California Youth Crisis Line (800) 843-5200
  • Crisis Text Hotline (text to 741741)
  • National Suicide Prevention Line 1-800-273-TALK (8255) or 1-888-628-9454 (Spanish)
  • 988 or 911 – Contact 988 or 911 in the event of an immediate emergency
  • National Suicide Prevention Lifeline  (website)
Local Therapy Services: 
  • Mental Health Systems (MHS)
    • Special Services Available during COVID-19: MHS has launched a 24-hour, toll-free service available to anyone struggling with the COVID-19 crisis. Phone: 833-283-3936 or click the link above.


  • The CAT program

    • Address: 940 E. Valley Parkway, Ste. D, Escondido, CA 92025   Phone: (760)747-0205

    • Provides strength-based support to the entire family. They provide individual counseling, case management services, group counseling services for youth, and parenting classes/support groups in English and Spanish. To learn more about CAT programs or to connect call (760)747-0205, click on the link above, or ask your School Counselor/Social Worker about their services.
  • Palomar Family Counseling Services (PFCS)
    • Address: 1002 E. Grand Avenue, Escondido, CA 92025. Phone: (760)741-2660
    • This organization offers individual counseling support for youth. Services include individual counseling, case management support for the youth and family and psychiatric support. Group services are made available for youth participating in individual counseling services.
  • Emergency Screening Unit (ESU)
    • Address: 4309 Third Ave. San Diego, CA. Phone: (619) 876-4502
  • North County Crisis Intervention and Response Team
    • Address: 225 W. Valley Parkway Suite 100 Escondido, CA 92025   Phone: (760) 233-0133
    • Provides crisis intervention and help to any person between the ages of 14-25. (M-F) 12-8pm Saturday: 12-5pm
  • Tay Academy
    • YMCA 1050 North Broadway, Escondido, CA 92026. Phone: (760) 908-9373.
    • This organization offers case management support, bag of groceries, hygiene supplies, free snacks, access to computer and support groups/self-improvement classes throughout the week.
    • Overnight housing and shelter for youth 18-24 is offered on Wednesday. Open from 12-6pm.
Grief Resources: 
  • Elizabeth Hospice
    • This organization provides bereavement support services such as individual, couples, family, and child grief counseling.
    • Grief Support 833-349-2054 (toll free)
    • Grief Counseling-930 Canterbury PlaceEscondidoCa,9202.Open 8 am- 5pm. Call in advance. 
    • Virtual Support: If you feel you need support and would like to connect to a grief counselor, book an appointment by clicking here:  Book Here
Click for a 15 minute presentation centered around the ACT message from North County Lifeline, an organization that gives suicide awareness presentations and provides local mental health resources.