The Importance of Caring Contacts
In recognition of Suicide Prevention Awareness Month, sending a caring contact can help individuals feel a sense of connectedness and increase positive engagement. A caring contact is a written note or card expressing care.
Mental Health Services for Students Act Passes Committee
H.R. 1109, also known as the Mental Health Services for Students Act, authored by Congresswoman Grace F. Napolitano and coauthored by Rep. John Katko (R-NY-24), recently passed the House Energy and Commerce Committee unanimously.
Consumer Testimony: I’m Proud to Say I’m Sober
After years of suffering from alcohol abuse, Modesto C. was later diagnosed with schizophrenia. eventually, he hit rock bottom and Modesto reached out for help. In November 2017, he came to Pacific Clinics and began his journey to recovery and wellness.
Pacific Clinics Selected as Outstanding Philanthropic Organization Finalist
In honor of the 35th celebration of Philanthropy Day, the Association of Fundraising Professionals, Greater Los Angeles Chapter (AFP-GLAC) selected Pacific Clinics as a finalist for the Outstanding Nonprofit Organization award.
Laura Pancake interviewed on Anxiety and Depression in California
It’s official, California: COVID-19 has left us sick with worry and increasingly despondent. And our youngest adults — ages 18 to 29 — are feeling it worst. Weekly surveys conducted by the U.S. Census Bureau from late April through late July offer a grim view of the toll the pandemic has taken on the nation’s mental health. Read more.
Article produced by Kaiser Health News, which publishes California Healthline, an editorially independent service of the California Health Care Foundation.
Impact Report 2019
Our community impact report, Community Champions, presents the work Pacific Clinics’ employees and consumers have done together during the 2018-2019 fiscal year. The theme of community champions was chosen because there is a community behind each champion highlighted in the report that supports, uplifts and motivates. Learn more about the community we serve and the champions who we are privileged to know and work with.
Webinar: Mental Health Strategies for Community Health Centers
National Association of Community Health Centers (NACHC) hosted the webinar, Workplace Strategies to Support Mental Health for CHCs, featuring Laura Pancake, vice president of clinical services, housing and employment, as well as three professionals to address mental health in the workplace.