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Mental Health Services

The Mental Health Department is committed to providing a multi-tiered, comprehensive approach that leads to positive student outcomes. It is our intent to provide support to our children and families with services provided at schools, community agencies, and with various partners in the Palmdale School District.



Change Negative Thinking - Childmind.Org

"Children can be their own worst critics. This is particularly true for kids with mental health disorders, who may be especially down on themselves.

They can get stuck in negative thinking patterns that contribute to depression, amp up their anxiety, or make painful emotions feel overwhelming."

DCFS Hotline Information


findhelp.org is a website that can help you find food assistance, help pay bills, and other free or reduced-cost programs, including new programs for the COVID-19 pandemic.

Free Professional Counseling

USC Telehealth currently offers FREE (no obligation) professional counseling worth $2,000 to individuals, couples, and families.

Participants receive 12 weeks of free 50-minute professional, secure, and HIPAA-compliant professional counseling sessions.

Telehealth provides online therapy in English and Spanish, where you and your therapist connect from separate locations via a computer, laptop, tablet, or smartphone.

If you live in California, Telehealth can offer you greater convenience, privacy, and confidentiality at no cost to you.

Telehealth provides individual therapy to California residents ages 12 and above. We can help you overcome personal challenges, including problems with:

Anxiety, Depression, financial stress, family conflict, grief and loss, abuse, or other trauma.

Register for services by calling (866) 740-6502 to speak with a Client Navigator.


A nonprofit organization focused on mental health advocacy efforts.

National Suicide Prevention Lifeline

Dial 988 from any phone, any time.

Live Another Day

Live Another Day believes in equal access to life-saving mental health and substance use resources. This website provides extensive information on the best resources available for BIPOC students.

Support for BIPOC Parents

An extensive resource list curated for BIPOC parents. The experts at Louisville Addiction Center put this guide together

Resources for Latinx Students

Extensive resources for Latinx students and their allies, but together by Tulip Hill Recovery

Resources for AAPI Students

28 mental health and substance use resources for Asian American students, carefully curated by experts at Lexington Addiction Center