Pacific Clinics serves children, transitional age youth, families, adults, and older adults. We offer mental health, substance use treatment, and supportive services to Medi-Cal eligible individuals and families. Our diverse staff provides culturally and linguistically relevant services in over 22 languages to our region’s culturally and ethnically diverse populations. We provide services in over 50 locations across Los Angeles, Ventura, San Bernardino, and Orange Counties.
Who We Serve
Who Is Pacific Clinics
1 in 5 Americans will experience a mental illness in their lifetime. Pacific Clinics is here to provide treatment to clients and to provide capacity building to the behavioral health field. At the core of our work is our mission to deliver quality mental health and substance abuse services by building on people’s strengths.
Pacific Clinics has provided life-changing and life-saving mental health treatment, substance use disorder treatment, and supportive services since 1926. Mental illness impacts individuals across culture, gender, age, and economic spectrums, so we deliver a range of innovative community-based, culturally and linguistically appropriate programs. Our highly trained, expert staff members are reflective of the communities we serve, and specialize in severe, chronic mental illnesses.
For over 95 years, Pacific Clinics has been a nationally recognized industry leader in providing life-changing services to the clients we serve. We scale up our efforts by training behavioral health professionals through our training division, Pacific Clinics Training Institute. We also advocate for policies that will improve services and care for our clients.
President and COO Shawn Caracoza Discusses Children's Emotions in Sports With LAist
In the LAist article, "For Littlest Dodgers Fans, Lessons In Winning, Losing And Family During Emotional Playoff Game," President and Chief Operating Officer Shawn Caracoza discusses the importance of explaining emotions to children during sports events.
Bitty Bao Authors Release New Bilingual Book to Support Young Children’s Emotional Health
Bitty Bao announced the release of "Boba Emotions," a new bilingual children's book to inspire conversations about mental health and emotions between caregivers and young children. To ensure that the book’s content aligned with best practices in mental health, Bitty Bao engaged Pacific Clinics’ Asian Pacific Family Center (APFC).
Pacific Clinics Featured in California Health Report
California Health Report highlights Pacific Clinics' essential behavioral and physical health treatment services through the Certified Community Behavioral Health Clinics (CCBHC) model, in partnership with Uplift Family Services and School Health Clinics of Santa Clara County.