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Community Resources

PREVENTION

Boys and Girls Club (Gangbusters)

Helping youth become responsible caring citizens and acquiring skills for participating in the democratic process is the main thrust of these programs. They develop leadership skills and provide opportunities for planning, decision-making, contributing to the Club and community, and celebrating our national heritage.

 

For more information about this service:

760-433-8920 ext. 16

448 Country Club Lane

Girls Incorporated of North San Diego County

Girls Inc develops research-based informal education programs that encourage girls to take risks and master physical, intellectual and emotional challenges. Major programs address math and science education, pregnancy, and drug abuse prevention, media literacy, economic literacy, adolescent health, violence prevention, and sports participation.

 

For more information about this service:

1-800-891-7332

735 Avendia de Benito Juarez

Vista, CA 92083-3506

 

Join Hands Save a Life

Community activities designed to motivate, encourage, support, and challenge underprivileged youth to be involved in and stand up for positive life goals. Activities include boxing, basketball, job training, mentorship, community service, and much more.

 

For more information about this service:

760-720-0540

3258 Madison Street

Carlsbad, CA 92008

Lifeline/CAT Referral

Delivers individual and group counseling, diverse services to children, families and individuals that resolve problems, increase skills and nurture self-reliance. Intervention programs for students engaging in dangerous and/or destructive behaviors who are at-risk for becoming a part of the juvenile justice system.

 

For more information about this service:

Referral available with counselors and school psychologist.

760-757-0118

Palomar Family Counseling

Provides adolescent and family outpatient counseling services.

 

For more information about this service:

760-360-3505

Parent Project

A parenting course for parents of strong-willed or challenging children ages 11 and older. 8 weekly sessions are held at Oceanside High School two times a year. Flyers are available in the School Counselor’s and School Psychologist office.

 

For more information about this service:

Lynda Lennox or Penny Velazquez

760-931-2167

INTERVENTION

Access and Crisis Line

24-hours crisis line provides consultation and suicide intervention by phone.

 

For more information about this service:

1-800-479-3339

Alateen

12-step program for teenagers struggling with sobriety.

 

For more information about this service:

1-800-690-2666

Alcoholics Anonymous

Assists people with sobriety.

 

For more information about this service:

760-758-2514

Aurora Behavioral Health Services

Aurora San Diego offers a free and confidential assessment 24 hours a day, 7 days a week to anyone in need. The assessment takes approximately a half an hour and recommendations for treatment will be made upon completion. Aurora also provides inpatient mental health treatment for those requiring intensive psychological care.

 

For more information about this service:

858-487-3200

California Youth Crisis Line

The California Youth Crisis Line is a statewide, toll-free, 24-hour, confidential phone line available to young people between the ages of 12-24, and concerned friends and family members. CCY provides crisis intervention counseling on many issues including family problems, sexual assault, eating disorders, teen pregnancy, substance abuse, suicide and more. CCY offers support, encouragement, and referrals to youth needing assistance or in crisis situations.

 

For more information about this service:

1-800-848-5200

Center for Community Solutions

Will work with girls of all ages on building self-esteem in an effort to prevent issues surrounding teen dating/violence to occur.

 

For more information about this service:

760-747-6282

106 S. Grape Street

Escondido, CA 92025

Charter Behavioral Health System of San Diego

Offers psychological assessment services and follow-up treatment for adolescents dealing with psychiatric issues and/or drug use.

 

For more information about this service:

858-675-4228

11878 Avenue of Industry

San Diego, CA 92128

Chadwick Center of Children’s Hospital

Offers a full range of trauma wok including individual and group outpatient counseling for students who have been exposed to community violence, like drive by shootings, family violence or individual victimization.

 

For more information about this service:

Mary Bianca 760-967-7082 ext. 7607

Children Youth & Family Network/EPSDT (Behavioral Health Services)

EPSDT will provide an evaluation and assessment to develop a service treatment plan. This may include individual, group, and/or family counseling, psychiatrist evaluations, or medication maintenance. The therapist will be available at school two days per week and will set a schedule to meet with the students and/or families.

 

For more information about this service:

Referral forms can be in Counselor’s office

Children’s Outpatient Psychiatry

Diagnostic evaluations for children ages 3-17, outpatient services for children and families, medication evaluations and follow-up. Medi-Cal and other insurance plans accepted.

 

For more information about this service:

760-758-1480

3142 Vista Way Ste. 205

Oceanside, 92056

Phoenix House of Carlsbad

Teen Recovery Center offers comprehensive substance abuse and mental health outpatient services, as well as intensive outpatient treatment program for adolescents ages 12 to 17. Services include: individual, group, and family counseling; anger management; 12 step programs; lean and sober; recreational activities; educational support and referrals.

 

For more information about this service:

760-729-2830

785 Grand Ave #220

Carlsbad, CA 92008

McAlister Institute

Drug Treatment Outpatient Counseling – The outpatient adolescent programs provide assessment, educational workshops and individual counseling. Parent/guardian participation is encouraged.

 

For more information about this service:

619-442-0277

San Diego Youth Services

Provides shelter and resources for homeless youth ages 12-17 years old.

 

For more information about this service:

1-866-752-2327

Rady Children’s Behavioral Crisis Center

Offers psychological assessment services and follow-up treatment for adolescents dealing with psychiatric issues and/or drug use.

 

For more information about this service:

760-730-5900

Smoking Cessation Group for Teens County

There are a number of programs in San Diego County to assist you in your efforts to quit smoking or help a friend or loved one quit smoking. Toll free hotline for the California Smokers Helpline is 800-NO BUTTS (800-662-8887)

 

For more information about this service:

619-692-5514

Sharp Mesa Vista Hospital

Sharp Mesa Vista Hospital is the largest privately operated psychiatric hospital and premier provider of mental health, chemical dependency and substance abuse treatment in San Diego County.

 

For more information about this service:

858-278-4110

7850 Vista Hill Avenue

San Diego, CA 92123

Women’s Resource Center

Domestic violence support for families including group counseling for children who have witnessed domestic violence. The Women’s Center provides shelter, counseling, sexual assault, and support groups.

 

For more information about this service:

876-757-3500

1963 Apple Street

Oceanside, 92054

Tri-City Hospice (Children’s Bereavement Center)

Provides one on one home visits for children and families, parent educations, self-expression activities to facilitate the healing process, and grief support groups for children and teens.

 

For more information about this service:

760-940-5801

2095 Vista Way Suite 217

Vista, CA 92083

YMCA OZ North Coast

Provides temporary shelter and counseling for runaway and troubled youth ages 12-17.

 

For more information about this service:

760-721-8930

215 Barnes Street

Oceanside, 92054