Student Services

Located in the Counseling Building: K-25 (Facing the Cafeteria)
Ms. Sharon Struck (Specialist) (858) 748-0245 ext. 5393

Resources for Students

In the event of an emergency, call 911 or a hotline:  San Diego County 24-hour crisis line 1-888-724-7240

Here are links to various resources that students and parents can use:

Mental Health


Student Services staff is available for confidential, individual and/or group support.  See Mrs. Struck in K-25 or call x5393 to schedule.

Help Lines:
  • Live Help 1-877-44U-QUIT
  • ALA Lung Helpline 1-844-ALA-LUNG
  • CA Smokers Helpline 1-800-NOBUTTS
  • Mobile Apps:  NCI Quit Pal 
  • Text:  QUIT to iquit (47848)
  • Online guides and Instant Messaging Help.
  • Sign up for free and have a whole community of people to support you while you quit.  Don't Quit Alone!
  • Narcotics Anonymous:    Narcotics Anonymous can help you find the freedom to live your life without the use of drugs. Narcotics Anonymous is a fellowship or society of men and women for whom drugs had become a major problem.
  • Al-Anon & Alateen:    To help families and friends of alcoholics recover from the effects of living with the problem drinking of  a relative or friend. Similarly, Alateen is the recovery program for young people.
  • Nar-Anon:         The Nar-Anon Family Groups are a worldwide fellowship for those affected by someone else's addiction.
  • Recovery.Org and  and   Information related to Drug and Alcohol Recovery Programs and Rehab Programs in Poway and nearby communities.  
  • Addiction Resources:  Drug Rehab and Addiction Recovery resources


  • California Youth Crisis Line: 1-800-843-5200  Open 24/7 for ages 12-24. Calls are anonymous.  For more information see


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