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Myeisha Peguero Gamiño, MA
Chief Communications Officer
800 S. Santa Anita Avenue | Arcadia, CA 91006-3555

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National Prevention Week

National Prevention Week is dedicated to increasing the prevention of substance use and promotion of mental health by promoting prevention year-round.

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How Therapists Decompress

As essential workers, it's critical to practice self-care and wellness to prevent burnout and compassion fatigue.

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Wassy Tesfa and Thaddeus Juarez, MD speak at Head Start Directors Exchange

Hosted by Region 9 Head Start Association, this virtual meeting focuses on effective strategies that leadership teams should consider during the pandemic. Discussion is facilitated by Wassy Tesfa, Executive Director of Pacific Clinics’ Head Start/Early Head Start and includes guest speaker Thaddeus Juarez, MD, Medical Director. Click here to learn more and register to participate.

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Senator Rubio's Townhall: Dr. Glenn Masuda on Family Mental Health

Dr. Glenn Masuda, PhD joined Senator Susan Rubio and a panel of experts to discuss mental health for children and families during COVID-19. Listen here.

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Laura Pancake Named a Top Leader in Healthcare

The Los Angeles Business Journal named Vice President, Clinical Services, Housing & Employment Services Laura Pancake to its Top Women Leaders in Healthcare list. She understands the correlation between mental illness, homelessness and employment and works daily to offer solutions.

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Open Minds Profiles Pacific Clinics and Its Impact in the Community

Open Minds, an online publication focusing on health and human services, highlighted Pacific Clinics in one of its organization profile features. The profile detailed Pacific Clinics' history, its impact in the community since 1926, services provided and financial overview.

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Recognizing Dr. Mamie Clark

As one of the first African American psychologists to graduate from Columbia, Dr. Mamie Clark’s many contributions in childhood development and social science research helped overturn school segregation and develop culturally sensitive programs for children. Learn more about her impact.

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Inclusion and Advancement in Education

In a Q&A with La Shon Tillie-Jones, site director of Pacific Clinics’ Head Start Nesbitt Center, she talks about the importance of providing programs that support advancement and self-sufficiency.

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Pacific Clinics Celebrates Black History Month

Read features on mental health pioneers, mental health facts about the African American community and impactful stories of hope.

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Pacific Clinics’ Q&A with Jenifer Lewis

For Black History Month, we feature a leading African American advocate for mental health awareness. In a Q&A with Pacific Clinics, our Champion of Mental Health @jeniferlewis shares her #hopestory and discusses her journey with bipolar disorder as revealed in her bestselling memoir #TheMotherOfBlackHollywood.

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