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

Pacific Clinics Featured in Outlooks' Annual Charity Guide

Pasadena Outlook's annual Charity Guide issue, "Celebrating Charity," highlighted local nonprofits’ impact in the community.

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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.

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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).

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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.

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Pacific Clinics Hosts Classical Music Concert featuring Local Students

Pacific Clinics hosted a classical music concert featuring talented young musician siblings Sarah Kave and Joshua Kave, and guest performer Albert Zhang. Chief Executive Officer Jim Balla kicked off the event with opening remarks explaining that contributions will support the purchase of sensory kits for young children who feel anxious during the COVID-19 pandemic. The musicians performed works by well-known composers such as Bach, Schubert and Mendelssohn.

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H2O Donates 170,000 Masks to Help Keep Employees and Clients Safe

Clients and employees at Pacific Clinics will be much safer from the coronavirus thanks to a generous donation of Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) from the Human Health Organization (H20) and its Chief Operating Officer Chris Debiec.

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Open Minds Spotlights Pacific Clinics’ Impact

Open Minds, an online information source, profiled Pacific Clinics, touting its services for all ages and a variety of behavioral and mental health services, as well as continuing and early childhood education. Highlighting its four primary service lines – mental health services, early childhood education services, employment services and other supportive services – demonstrates the whole-person care Pacific Clinics offers. Read more.

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Bridging the Gap Between Mental and Physical Health

Executive Vice President and Chief Clinical Officer Laura Pancake contributes to a new study to improve self-management of health and healthcare for those with a mental illness. Read more here.

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Associate Divisional Director Joana Garcia Discusses LGBTQ+ Resources on CBHA Panel

The "PRIDE In Our Youth: Uplifting Diverse Voices" event was hosted by CBHA, CCY and CA-YEN celebrating and focusing on the Black, Indigenous, and People of Color (BIPOC) youth community sharing resources and lived experiences.

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Outlook Newspaper Highlights Pacific Clinics’ First Virtual Gala

Outlook Newspaper highlighted Pacific Clinics’ first virtual gala that honored celebrities and community members for their advocacy and work eliminating mental health stigma.

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