6) SchooLink: Teen Recovery Centers

SDUSD-Mental Health Resource Center (MHRC) sponsors the TRC contracts, contact the following for information:

Janelle Chiu, Supervising Licensed Mental Health Clinician
[email protected]

Description: San Diego County HHSA-Behavioral Health Services (BHS) funds the listed agencies, McAlister, UPAC and Vista Hill to provide satellite substance use/abuse treatment centers on designated school sites.

SchooLink Training & Procedures: https://theacademy.sdsu.edu/bheta-schoolink/#/menu/5b1058975336621b30dfcd5b

Target Population: Student at designated school sites with substance use/abuse issues and insured by Medi-Cal.

Referral: Referrals made by school administration/personnel, parent or student self-referral; referal procedures coordinated at each site. Students may be referred to clinic based services as well.

Services: Each program utilizes a specialized treatment curricula, treatment services primarily offered in a group setting, as needed students may be offered individual counseling as well.

Funding: Funded by HHSA-Behavioral Health Services.

*Note: Funding changes in 20/21 will allow prevention/intervention services to be provided to all students regardless of insurance; treatment services will remain for students insured by Medi-Cal.

Mental Health Systems

4660 Viewridge Ave #100A
San Diego, CA 92123
TEAMS: 858-766-3959

Rafael Ortiz-Gomez
[email protected]


3288 El Cajon Blvd, Ste. 13
San Diego, CA 92104

Sunnyo Pak
[email protected]
Shola Olaoshebikan
[email protected]

Vista Hill

220 S. Euclid Ave, Ste. 40
San Diego, CA 92114

Rob Dean
[email protected]

Claudette Allen
[email protected]

Patricia Ulloa
[email protected]

Ken Hooks
[email protected]

Satellite Programs:

Madison High School
Heather Seaton

Henry High School
Michelle Irwin, Principal

Satellite Programs:

Hoover High School
Jason Babineau, Principal

San Diego High School
Franny Del Carmen-Aguilar

ALBA Community School
Meghan Voeltner

Satellite Programs:

Morse High
Cynthia Larkin, Principal

Lincoln High School
Stephanie Brown