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.
10 Healthy Habits for Mental Health
Mental Health Therapists Hannah Levin and Mayra Lopez share 10 healthy tips to cope during COVID-19. These tips help fellow therapists, as well as clients maintain a self-care routine, and alleviate stress.
Family Child Care Specialist Earns Region 9 Head Start Association Scholarship
Pacific Clinics' Head Start Family Child Care Specialist Emily Blackwell was awarded the Region 9 Head Start Association's Legacy Scholarship. Emily was one of many who was awarded the scholarship to provide financial support in her educational endeavors.
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.