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Crisis Lines

24/7 Suicide and Crisis Hotline

Call or Text: 988

24/7 Access and Crisis Line
1-888-724-7240

24/7 National Suicide Prevention Hotline
1-800-273-8255

24/7 National Domestic Violence Hotline
1-800-799-7233

24/7 Child Abuse Hotline
1-800-344-6000

24/7 National Sexual Assault Hotline
1-800-656-4673

Peer 2 Peer Youth Text – Mon-Fri 2PM-6PM
1-619-377-7111

News, Events, & Information

Spread Comfort & Joy This Holiday Season

Spread Comfort & Joy This Holiday Season

Spread comfort & joy this holiday season for children, youth, families and adults in need. Our Comfort and Joy campaign coordinates the generosity and caring of people like you with needy individuals served in our mental health programs. For many of our fellow...

The Parent Perspective: A Conversation with Boad Member Don Romo

The Parent Perspective: A Conversation with Boad Member Don Romo

In this episode of the Mental Health Matters podcast, PFCS Board Member Don Romo discusses the system of care for people living with mental illness and his lived experience as a parent.   His insight and perspective enriches our Board of Directors. We are honored that...

Mental Health and Preschool Aged Children

Mental Health and Preschool Aged Children

PFCS Therapist Stephanie Rivera discusses how the mental health of parents can impact young children.  Stephanie also discusses how to address behavioral challenges in preschool aged children and the impact adverse childhood experiences can have on adolescents.

Donate your myWalgreens Cash Rewards to PFCS through 8/31/22

Donate your myWalgreens Cash Rewards to PFCS through 8/31/22

We're participating in the myWalgreens donation program! At Walgreens, you’ll earn unlimited 1% Walgreens Cash rewards when you shop with your myWalgreens membership and you can contribute $1, $5, or more of your Walgreens Cash rewards to local and national charities...

California Legislature Assembly Certificate of Recogniton

California Legislature Assembly Certificate of Recogniton

We are honored to receive a Certificate of Recogniton from the California Legistalure Assembly and Assemblymember Marie Waldron of the 75th District for our support and contribution to communtiy engagement with the San Diego County Sheriff’s Department.

Clinical Supervisor

Clinical Supervisor

Position Summary: The employee provides all aspects of clinical and administrative supervision to assigned staff and trainees and may oversee an agency program. Responsibilities: Duties include but are not limited to the following: Essential Functions: Provides...

Early Childhood Therapist and Mental Health Consultant

Early Childhood Therapist and Mental Health Consultant

Position Summary: Employee provides mental health services and mental health consultation services to young children (infants, toddlers, and preschoolers), families, and early childhood educators on-site at multiple Head Start programs in North County. This position...

Incredible Parents

Incredible Parents

Parenting programs are a key strategy for the prevention and early treatment of children’s conduct problems.

Youth Mental Health Crisis: The Next Wave of the Pandemic

Youth Mental Health Crisis: The Next Wave of the Pandemic

“We have seen a nearly two-fold increase in depressive symptoms and anxiety symptoms among children and adolescents. Nearly 20 percent of kids are experiencing depression that’s impairing them, nearly 25 percent of kids are experiencing anxiety that’s impairing them.”

Licensed Lead Therapist

Licensed Lead Therapist

Position Summary: The Program Lead will assist in program implementation, provide staff management/oversight when needed, and administration of program and services for identified. We are looking for a Lead Therapist for Children with Emotional Difficulties (0-5...

Fallbrook Regional Health District Grant Awards

Fallbrook Regional Health District Grant Awards

We are pleased to announce that the Board of Directors of the Fallbrook Regional Health District (FRHD) has once again awarded grants for FY 2022/2023 for our Healthy Bodies, Healthy Minds and Grandparents Raising Grandchildren programs for residents of the...

988 Mental Health Crisis Hotline to launch in July 2022

988 Mental Health Crisis Hotline to launch in July 2022

988 is not just a new number to call, it is an opportunity to rethink how we approach mental health, substance use disorders, and suicide prevention in our communities. The United States needs a thoughtful and comprehensive response to mental health or substance use...

PFCS selected to participate in the myWalgreens donation program

PFCS selected to participate in the myWalgreens donation program

Donate your myWalgreens cash rewards to Palomar Family Counseling Service through 08/31/22. At Walgreens, you’ll earn unlimited 1% Walgreens Cash rewards when you shop and you can choose how much to donate. It’s that easy. Whether you’d like to contribute $1, $5, or...

Transforming Mental Health with Horses

Transforming Mental Health with Horses

We are excited to launch a new service to treat trauma, grief, sadness, anxiety, loss, relationship issues, addiction and so much more. Turnout, based on the Eagala model, an innovative approach that provides an alternative option for treatment with no need for talk...

An Emerging Youth Mental Health Crisis

An Emerging Youth Mental Health Crisis

Before the COVID-19 pandemic, mental health challenges were the leading cause of disability and poor life outcomes in young people, with up to 1 in 5 children ages 3 to 17 in the U.S. having a mental, emotional, developmental, or behavioral disorder. The stringent...

Advice To My Younger Self

Advice To My Younger Self

We asked our board and staff this question: What advice would you give your younger self? Here’s what some of us had to say.

May is Mental Health Awareness Month

May is Mental Health Awareness Month

The Prevention & Early Intervention Team along with their Incredible Years® friends celebrate mental health awareness month with strategies to stay mentally healthy. The Incredible Years® model is used as a prevention and early intervention strategy for all...

Domestic Violence

Domestic Violence

Domestic violence is a global phenomenon that can happen to anyone regardless of gender, education, profession, nationality, socioeconomic status, culture, age, religion, sexual orientation, or ethnicity. Generally speaking, domestic violence occurs when one partner...

Check Us Out On The Incredible YearsⓇ Blog!

Check Us Out On The Incredible YearsⓇ Blog!

North Coastal Prevention and Early Intervention ProgramVirtual DinoSchool TeachersOur North Coastal Prevention and Early Intervention program created innovative strategies to implement the Incredible YearsⓇ social emotional curriculum during this current health...

Building Resiliency in Times of Crisis

Building Resiliency in Times of Crisis

The Buddha once asked a student: “If a person is struck by an arrow, is it painful? If the person is struck by a second arrow, is it even more painful?” He then explained, “In life, we cannot always control the first arrow. However, the second arrow is our reaction to...