Highlights from NatCon ‘23: Winning Shark Tank Competition

NatCon ’23, hosted by the National Council for Mental Wellbeing in Los Angeles, brought together thousands of experts in the behavioral health field nationwide. Pacific Clinics was well represented with attendees, a big win during the “Shark Tank” competition, being selected as a social media influencer, unveiling of a new booth, a networking reception and Chief Public Policy and Advocacy Officer Eva Terrazas moderating the “New Initiatives, Opportunities and Challenges: Medicaid Innovation panel. 

Additionally, Pacific Clinics participated and won The National Council for Mental Wellbeing and innovaTel Telepsychiatry “Shark Tank competition. Inspired by the hit ABC television show, Pacific Clinics presented its work with Provisio and Salesforce on integrating siloed data systems, innovating crisis response solutions and connecting school-based services to those in need. As a result, Pacific Clinics won the grand prize of $10,000, which will help support the implementation of these technological solutions across the agency, statewide. 

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Learn more about Pacific Clinics’ work with Salesforce and Provisio.

Likewise, the agency unveiled its newly branded agencywide booth, complete with new frisbees, water bottles and other promotional items and the agency’s new Pinko game. Our team promoted the agency’s services and various employment opportunities.


NATCON23 Booth – L to R: Director of Paraprofessionals/SUD Prue Cooper, Talent Acquisition Director Vicki Claude, PCTI Director Elva Pacheco