Mobile Adolescent Service Team (MAST)
  Contact:
Mike Miller, MFT, Program Director
Veronica Ephraim, LMFT, Assistant Program Director
 
  Location:
1202 Morena Blvd., Suite 203
San Diego, CA 92110
 
Phone:
(619) 398-3261
  FAX:
(619) 275-2023
 
Mobile Adolescent Service Team (MAST)

Mobile Adolescent Service Team (MAST) is a community-based outpatient behavioral health program that provides services to children, youth and families enrolled in the County Office of Education - Juvenile Court and Community Schools (JCCS) district.    

 Program Description

MAST provides comprehensive, strength-based and culturally sensitive mental health services in English and Spanish. Our services are client and family driven, and focus on addressing client and family needs while respecting and working within cultural beliefs, supports, and norms. Many of the students have been expelled from their home school districts and/or are on probation. Outpatient Counseling Services are provided at the JCCS class sites and in clients' homes.  We welcome clients and families with co-occurring emotional/behavioral and substance use issues.

Services

Services are provided by a team which includes: mental health clinicians and a psychiatrist.

Treatment services include:

  • Individual Therapy
  • Family Therapy
  • Group Therapy
  • School-Based Services
  • Home-Based Services
  • Medication Management Services
  • Crisis Intervention
  • Case Management Services
  • Integrated Mental Health and Substance Use Treatment
  • Psychiatric Services Including Evaluation

Referral Process

Referrals may be initiated by any individual, concerned family member, social service provider or probation officer by calling our program directly.  JCCS school teachers and/or counselors can fax the referral in for immediate processing.

Certifications

The program is certified as a Medi-Cal provider by the San Diego County Health and Human services Agency and the California Department of Mental Health.

Hours of Operation

8:00 AM to 5:00 PM  Monday through Friday
Evenings by appointment only

Fees and Funding

MAST is primarily funded through contracts with the San Diego County Health and Human Services Agency and is part of the San Diego System of Care. The program accepts clients with Medi-Cal up to age 21.  We also take clients with no insurance, up to age 18, with funding through the Mental Health Services Act. Uninsured clients pay a fee  on a sliding scale based on  the family monthly gross income. No one is denied services based on inability to pay.