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.
- 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.
- 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