Media & Events

Communicating and engaging with our communities is an important part of advancing our mission at Pacific Clinics. Learn more about what we do, our popular fundraising events, the work of our published clinicians, and our annual conferences where we share best practices about advancing mental health care.


Event Sponsorships
Kelly Logan
Director of Development
(626) 254-5057
800 S. Santa Anita Avenue | Arcadia, CA 91006-3555

General Media Inquiries
Myeisha Peguero Gamiño, MA
Vice President, Public Affairs & Advocacy
800 S. Santa Anita Avenue | Arcadia, CA 91006-3555

Celebrate National Parents’ Day!

Enjoy family time and teach young children about sharing their emotions with these fun activities.

Categories: News

U.S. Congrasswoman Grace Napolitano speaks at a podium.

U.S. Congresswoman Grace Napolitano addresses teen suicide prevention through the Mental Health Services for Students Act

Congresswoman Napolitano introduces the Mental Health Services for Students Act (HR1109), which would fund on-site mental health services at schools nationwide. Pacific Clinics is a proud to partner with Rep. Napolitano and together have already established services in many schools in our service area. Read more on our partnership and learn about her goals for expanding access going forward.

Categories: News, Publications

Mother holding her baby boy.

Library Services and Technology Act (LSTA) grant to establish early childhood hub sites in Pasadena

Pacific Clinics' Early Head Start Nesbitt site to be an early childhood hub site for the city of Pasadena starting this fall.

Categories: News, Publications

July is Minority Mental Health Awareness Month. Learn More.

Culturally Relevant Treatment

July is Minority Mental Health Awareness Month. Read how Pacific Clinics supports our diverse communities.

Categories: News

Congresswoman Grace F. Napolitano, Metta World Peace, East West Bank Logo, Jenifer Lewis

2019 Champions of Mental Health

Congresswoman Grace F. Napolitano; entrepreneur and former NBA player Metta World Peace; actress, author and activist Jenifer Lewis; and corporate honoree East West Bank were recognized for their efforts in supporting and advocating for improved mental health and positively impacting the lives of people with mental illness.

Categories: Video

David Ono and Ellen Leyva host the Champions of Mental Health Annual Gala

Champions of Mental Health Annual Gala Highlighted on ABC7 Eyewitness News

See the broadcast from ABC7 Eyewitness News spotlighting the event, our co-hosts Ellen Leyva and David Ono, and Mental Health Champion honorees.

Categories: Video

Dez smiling and holding a sign reading, "All Are Welcome".

Pacific Clinics Celebrates Pride Month

Learn how Dez is helping LGBTQ+ teens get the mental health support they need.

Categories: News

Congress Woman Grace Napolitano and former professional basketball player Meta World Peace

Read Pasadena Now’s article about the Champions of Mental Health Annual Gala

Gala honors the Champions of Mental Health for “their efforts to address the importance of mental health care”.- Jim Balla, President and CEO

Categories: Publications

Julian, a client of Pacific Clinics

In Their Own Words

Pacific Clinics clients share their journeys towards mental health and how they broke through stigma.

Categories: Video

Pacific Clinics Children and Family Services division director Joseph Ho and Head Start division director Wassy Tesfa.

Pacific Clinics’ Head Start Combines Education, Mental Health Services

Read Outlook Newspaper’s article about Pacific Clinics Head Start program and how it helps children and families thrive at home, at school and in the community.

Categories: News, Publications