Social/Emotional Resources

Hello Nighthawks,
We hope you are staying well. Support, patience and understanding for one another is more important now than ever before. Be kind to yourself and others, and be safe both mentally and physicaly healthy.
Del Norte Counseling


PUSD Caring Connections Counseling: The focus of service is for students in grades K-12 who may be experiencing any of the following: difficult situations at home or in school, depression, continued academic failure, involvement in violence-related offenses, alcohol or other drug related behavior. Families may be referred by school counselor, or may choose to self-refer for assistance. (858)668-4084
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Community resources during COVID-19
Parent education classes

Resources for Parents & Students:

Articles/Activities Mental Health Support & Hotlines
  • How to Cope With Anxiety About Coronavirus (COVID-19)
  • Anxiety and Depression Association of America - for tips and strategies to manage anxiety around COVID-19
  • It's Up to Us San Diego - Access and Crisis hotline 1-888-724-7240, non-crisis support call 2-1-1, or Help is available 24 hours/day, 7 days/week in over 150 languages. Additional information at Optum San Diego.
  • California statewide mental health hotline: 1-855-845-7415 via telephone or instant messaging
  • National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI):, NAMI SD Helpline 1-800-523-5933. You can also connect with a trained crisis counselor to receive free crisis support via text 24 hours a day by texting "HOME" to 741741.
  • Suicide Prevention LifelineIf you are currently with someone who has expressed suicidal ideation or if you are thinking of taking your own life, please reach out for help by calling the 24 hour Suicide Prevention Lifeline at 1-800-273-TALK.
  • CA Dept of Education Resources for students and famillies in crisis.
  • Trans Family Support Services will host a virtual support group each Tuesday at 6:30pm for High School students (up to age 21) during campus closures. For more information on how to join, please contact Ms. Hinds/Del Norte Student Services at or your Del Norte counselor.
  • National Domestic Violence Hotline: 1-800-799-7233 or  TTY 1-800-787-3224, or log onto or text LOVEIS to 22522.

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