Youth Textline, Mental Health Systems

Youth Textline

 
General Information
Description of ServicePeer2Peer Text and Chat Support Services provides a non-crisis peer support live chat and text service for youth and TAY who are at-risk and or dealing with potential behavioral health issues including those who may struggle with alcohol or drugs. We work with many youth that are searching for support groups, mental health services and/or supportive listening.
Geographical AreaAll Areas in San Diego County
Intake ProcedureText and Chat
Intake RequirementsSan Diego resident.
 
Client Information
Target PopulationTeenagers
Intended ParticipantsNon-crisis peer support for children, youth, Teens, Young Adults, Transitional Aged Youth who are at-risk and or dealing with potential behavioral health issues including those who may struggle with alcohol or drugs.
Age GroupTeenagers/Adolescents
GenderEither
Driver's LicenseNot Required
EligibilityChildren, youth, Teens, Young Adults, Transitional Aged Youth who are at-risk and or dealing with potential behavioral health issues including those who may struggle with alcohol or drugs.
 
Fees or Charges
Types of FeesNo fees.
 
Availability
Hours of Operation 2:00 pm-6:00 pm Monday-Friday
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Specific Hours: After hour calls contact Access and Crisis Line 888-724-7240
 
Contact Information
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Contact's Name Tara Benintende
Contact's Position Program Manager
Contact's Phone 858-636-3602
Contact's Email tbenintende@mhsinc.org
Physical Site Address 1 Call for location.
Web Address www.mhsinc.org/peer2peer
 
Additional Information
Last Complete Service Update Date07/23/13
 
 
Affiliated Agency, Programs, and Services
Affiliated Agency: Mental Health Systems, Inc
Affiliated Program: Youth Textline
This Service: Youth Textline, Mental Health Systems
 
Taxonomy Postings
Posted to Categories: Mental Health Hotlines (RP-1500.1400-500)
Specialized Information and Referral (TJ-3000.8000)
Specialized Information And Referral – LGBT (TJ-3000.8000-120)
Specialized Information And Referral – Youth (TJ-3000.8000-250)
Youth Issues Lines (TJ-3200.9500)