Nearly $300k Awarded to Expand Remote Services from FCC
Two local health care clinics each received two grants last month to expand their telehealth services. Arcadia-based Pacific Clinics was awarded a total of $296,000 by the Federal Communications Commission for laptop computers, smartphones and videoconferencing equipment. The first FCC grant was announced June 24 for $254,500 for Pacific Clinics’ facility in Monrovia. That was quickly followed by a $41,500 grant. Both grants are part of the FCC’s $29.4 million nationwide grant program designed to facilitate the expansion of telehealth services during the Covid-19 pandemic. Read more.
Grant Awarded for Telehealth
Pacific Clinics was awarded a $254,524 grant from the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) for laptop computers, smartphones, videoconferencing equipment and software to provide behavioral health services remotely. Funds will also support the purchase of a teleconferencing unit to ensure that psychiatry services are readily accessible for clients. Read more
One of our agency's core values is "We celebrate diversity and respect cultural differences." And as such, we recognize and celebrate June as Pride Month in honor of our LGBTQ+ communities. We believe in providing culturally-competent services and programs to the diverse community we serve.
Virtual Town Hall on Anti-Asian Bias and COVID-19 Featuring Dr. Terry Gock
Hosted by the Asian American Journalists Association of Los Angeles, this discussion focuses on the rising bias and harassment against Asian Americans during the COVID-19 pandemic. Moderated by ABC7’s award-winning journalist David Ono, additional panelists include Artist and Activist George Takei; Actor Tzi Ma; California State Assmeblymember David Chiu; Professor Russel Jeung; and Nurse Ariel Tan. Taking place on May 30, 2020 at 10am. Click here to register.
Pacific Clinics Supports Santa Clara County through Telepsychiatry and Partnerships
We are pleased to announce the receipt of a two-year $4,000,000 grant from the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA), a federal agency with a mission to reduce the impact of substance use and mental illness in the United States. As part of the grant, Uplift Family Services, in partnership with Pacific Clinics and School Health Center of Santa Clara, will form a consortium to become a Certified Community Behavioral Health Agency (CCBHA).
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Facing Loss and Grief
Our second video of the ReNew.ReFresh.Rejuviate series was created by Mental Health Therapist Brooke Dicken who explains how to cope with loss and grief during COVID-19.
Successful Program Prepares Adults with Mental Illness for Higher Education, Job Training
Through COVID-19, Pacific Clinics’ Recovery Education Institute continues to educate the community in Orange, CA.
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