Resources

Local Resources

ASPIRE

(After-School Program Intervention and Resiliency Education®) is an eight-week Intensive Outpatient Mental Health Program at Mission Hospital for adolescents aged 13 to 17. Details: (949) 364-4246. (Most insurance accepted)
https://www.mission4health.com/our-services/mental-health-wellness/adolescent-mental-health/

Camino Health Clinic

Get access to a wide variety of healthcare services from a bi-lingual staff, even if you don’t have the funds to pay. Discover more at

http://www.caminohealthcenter.org/medical/
Western Youth Services

Receive mental health services from a bi-lingual staff even if you don’t have the resources to pay. Learn more at

http://www.westernyouthservices.org/
Crisis Lines

For access to a 24 Hour Crisis Line for help with any type of crisis, intervention, treatment referral or chemical dependency, text HELLO to 741741 or visit www.crisistextline.org

Need someone to talk to – like another teen who understands what you’re going through?

Want to get involved? Make a difference in your community? Help your neighbors? Discover more ways to help at:
https:// lionsheartservice.org/lh2/
https://www.bgca.org/
https://www.rotary.org/en/get-involved/interact-clubs

Substance Use

Learn how to help prevent getting involved with substances at:
https://teens.drugabuse.gov/
https://www.ncadd.org/get-help/take-the-test
https://www.justthinktwice.gov/
https://www.mjfactcheck.org/

Learn how being ‘natural’ doesn’t mean marijuana is safe at:
https://goodtoknowcolorado.com/
http://www.staytruetoyou.org/

Tobacco/Vape

Discover the dangers of vaping and using e-cigs at:
https://e-cigarettes.surgeongeneral.gov/
http://stillblowingsmoke.org/#kids

Get the facts on how tobacco affects your health and potential at:
https://www.tobaccofreekids.org/
http://www.thisisquitting.com/

Lead the effort to help make tobacco a thing of the past at:
https://www.kickbuttsday.org/
http://takingdowntobacco.org/about

Mental Health Resources

Need a trusted adult to share a current struggle or problem – either for you or a friend? Talk to a school counselor, student support specialist, your pediatrician – or contact one of these below:

Family Resource Centers

There’s local help available – including mental health services for those lacking the financial resources to pay for counseling.

Wellness and Prevention Center

In San Clemente, receive mental health services and referrals for students and parents. Call 949-680-0516 or visit http://wpc-oc.org/

Laguna Beach Community Clinic

Get quality medical care regardless of insurance or the ability to pay. Call 949-494-0761 or for Teen Clinic hours and other resources, visit

http://lbclinic.org/teenclinic/