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Encore's counseling office is here for support.  You can email if you would like to schedule an appointment.  You can also call the school at 760-956-2632.

We can all help prevent suicide.  If you or someone you know needs help, call the National Suicide Prevention Lifeline: Call or text 988

Counseling Faculty

Head Counselor

Esther Haskins

Grade 7, Foreign Exchange, AP, Honors



Blanca Fernandez

Grade 10, 11, & 12, English Learners


Intern Counselor

Darnell Smith

Grade 8 & 9, any 504

Mental Health Resources
988 Suicide and Crisis Lifeline

Operating Hours: 24/7
If you or someone you know is experiencing mental health or substance use-related crisis, the Lifeline network is available 24/7.

Call or text 988, or chat at

Youth Crisis Line

Operating Hours: 24/7

A  24/7 statewide emergency response system for youth (ages 12-24) and families in crisis.

Call or text 800-843-5200

LGBT Youth Talkline

Operating Hours: M-F 1pm–9pm

Sat. 9am –2pm (Pacific)

A safe space where you can open up and talk about coming out, bullying, isolation, identity, family issues, and much more. Anonymous and confidential.
Call 800-246-7743

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