VCkidsFYI: Text News for Parents

Ventura County Behavioral Health

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Q: That sounds great. How do I sign up?

A: Simply send a text to the phone number 313131. Type VCkidsFYI in the message area and send.

Q: What if I want to cancel?
A: To opt-out, text STOP to 313131 and you will no longer receive text messages from VCkidsFYI. Note: you will receive one cancellation confirmation text message.

Q: How many text messages should I expect to receive?

A: Approximately 1 text message will be sent each month. You can cancel at any time.

Q: How can I tell another parent about this?

A: You can either share this page by clicking on the Share button at the bottom of the page. Or, tell them to text VCkidsFYI to 313131.

Q: Does this cost anything?
A: No, this service is free. However, message and data rates may apply depending on the type of plan you have on your phone.

Q: How will I know if I won the monthly gift certificate?
A: One winner is chosen randomly at the end of each month. Winners are chosen from subscribers who signed up in the previous 30 days period. The winner will be notified via text message. If the winner does not respond to claim their prize within 30 days, another winner will be chosen.

Q: Is the text service monitored?
A: No, the texting service is not regularly monitored. Please do not reply to these text messages.

Q: I am having technical issues. Can you help?
A: Please contact your mobile phone provider if you are experiencing technical issues.

If you're concerned about signs of drug use with your child, call (805) 981-9200 to talk with a professional at Ventura County Behavioral Health's Youth Services Program. Monday through Friday, 8 AM to 5 PM.

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