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  • Title: Advancing Behavioral Healthcare | Pacific Clinics
    Descriptive info: .. Home.. About Us.. Services.. Resources.. Training.. Careers.. Media.. Contact Us.. Donate.. Mission.. Innovations.. Diversity.. Serving All Age Groups.. A Tradition of Quality.. Advancing Behavioral Healthcare.. Pacific Clinics.. is providing leading-edge behavioral healthcare services across the life-span to diverse populations in Los Angeles, Orange, Riverside, San Bernardino and Ventura counties.. Consumer Admissions.. Referrals:.. 1(877) PC-CARES.. 1(877) 722-2737.. Top Stories.. Read More.. Pacific Clinics is pleased to announce that it has received a $6.. 1 million federal grant to operate Head Start in Glendale and Early Head Start in Altadena, Glendale and Pasadena for the next five.. A new report by Pacific Clinics’ C.. Rocco Cheng, Ph.. D.. , identifies barriers that prevent more Asian Americans/Pacific Islanders from seeking mental health treatment and makes recommendations about.. Reducing California s prison population recividism rate was discussed at a state senate hearing.. More than 300 people attended Pacific Clinics El Cholo Fiesta Brunch fundraiser on May 19 in Pasadena.. The event promotes public awareness about mental health and raises money to help support the.. Latinos who are currently uninsured could gain health coverage – and  ...   state s prison population now available.. Clinics El Cholo Fiesta Brunch raises money for mental health services.. Health care reform and Latino health discussed at Pacific Clinics Latino Conference.. All News Stories.. Featured Video.. An overview of Pacific Clinics, Southern California s largest behavioral healthcare agency, offering life-changing services to men, women, youth and families since 1926.. Learn about our organization from staff and consumers first-hand.. Pacific Clinics Agency Overview.. Right Side Panel.. Volunteer Now.. Partnerships.. PC Internships.. PC Facebook.. PC Twitter Feed.. Lloyd Sederer, MD: Bipolar Disorder: What a Family (Or Friend) Might See and What a Family Can Do.. http://t.. co/i6m9v4ieEr.. via.. @HealthyLiving.. 16 weeks 3 hours.. ago.. #MentalHealth Month includes tomorrow's Children's Mental Health Awareness Day tomorrow.. co/t4WKbANVi0.. Researchers say #MentalHealth Impacts On Affected Communities of Gulf Spill Should Be Considered.. co/qNZ7ekidGr.. @HuffPostGreen.. Thank you Oscar Acosta -.. @_PacificClinics.. Foundation Trustee - for your Bronze sponsorship of our Fiesta Brunch fundraiser on Sunday, May19.. 16 weeks 4 days.. Logged In As:.. |.. logout.. SITE MAP.. HOME.. CONTACT US.. Copyright 2012 Pacific Clinics, All rights reserved.. Privacy Policy.. DONATE.. TODAY..

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  • Title: About Us | Pacific Clinics
    Descriptive info: Title.. About Us.. Body.. Our Approach.. Through its dedicated staff, consumers, family members, volunteers and benefactors, Pacific Clinics provides innovative leadership in our communities, offering treatment,.. prevention and early intervention.. , program development and evaluation, research,.. training.. , and public education and advocacy, frequently in partnership with other.. social services organizations.. Treatment for persons with serious and persistent mental illness and.. co-occurring substance abuse.. who may have nowhere else to turn for services.. Community/school-based prevention and early intervention programs to address mental health issues before they adversely affect lives.. Cost-effective treatments and supportive programs for persons from birth to older adulthood, continually pursuing the use of.. evidence-based practices.. in all our work.. The latest evaluation methods in collaboration with researchers, practitioners and distinguished local educational institutions as well as behavioral healthcare professionals from across the  ...   education programs that address the.. integrated healthcare.. concerns of our clients and communities and raise awareness about the importance of mental health in our daily lives and its critical role in the well-being of our society.. Our Core Values.. We exist as an organization to assure that individuals and families reach the highest level of functioning and the best quality of life possible for them.. We ensure that consumers are always our first priority.. We engage consumers, their families, and others significant in their lives as partners in treatment.. We celebrate diversity and respect cultural differences.. We involve consumers, family members and others significant to them in the review and evaluation of our programs and services.. We acknowledge and support our staff as our most valuable asset.. History.. Board of Directors.. Executives.. Funders and Partners..

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  • Title: Services | Pacific Clinics
    Descriptive info: Services.. Our scope of service ranges from prevention and early intervention to recovery and wellness maintenance, with a major emphasis on programs for children of all ages and their families.. Integrated treatment programs for persons with co-occurring substance abuse and mental health disorders engage individuals from preteen through older adult, as well as their family members.. We offer a wide range of services for various age groups at sites throughout Los Angeles County and specialized services in our other four counties.. Click here for our Locations list.. Pacific Clinics focuses on family and other personal relationships as integral to treatment and consequently touches many lives beyond our consumers.. Through education, inclusion, participation, and involvement, these individuals and groups become important partners in the care and recovery of consumers.. Our outpatient model provides services through a single clinician for consumers of all ages, with family members acting as partners in the treatment of a relative or loved one.. This allows issues to be discussed as a family consultation and the family to share observations and provide unique insights for consumer care.. As part of our commitment to the most effective care, we continually work to develop competence  ...   each year to offer information and assistance in response to public interest in our services.. Levels of treatment vary by individual and circumstance.. People with.. biologically-based disorders.. such as schizophrenia, bipolar disorder, chronic or major depression which often co-occur with substance abuse are offered a comprehensive program of psychosocial therapies and case management, including monitoring of psychotropic medicines by an MD or nurse practitioner specializing in psychiatry.. We have the capacity and know-how for response to crisis.. But our work every day focuses on empowering consumers so that they may better confront the challenges of their illnesses, and avoid crises that disrupt their recovery progress and put their lives on hold.. We are committed to effectively charting our clients care and progress through modern and efficient health records systems, always with an eye to federal confidentiality and privacy regulations in maintenance and sharing of these records.. Emphasizing abilities, not disabilities, our services help consumers live to their fullest potential.. Programs For.. Children and Families.. Transitional Age Youth.. Adults.. Older Adults.. Co-Occurring Substance Abuse / Mental Illness.. Employment.. Homeless and Housing.. Integrated Healthcare.. Mental Health Services Act.. Multicultural Programs.. Prevention and Early Intervention.. Special Sections.. Evidence Based Practices..

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  • Title: Resources | Pacific Clinics
    Descriptive info: Resources.. Mental Health at a Glance.. Mental illnesses are disorders of the brain that disrupt a person s thinking, feelings, mood, ability to relate to others, and daily functioning.. Just as diabetes is a disorder of the pancreas, mental illnesses are brain disorders that often result in a diminished capacity for coping with the ordinary demands of daily life.. Mental illnesses are NOT the result of personal weakness, lack of character, or a poor upbringing.. Mental illness cuts across all levels of society and can affect people of any age, race, religion, or education or income level.. What Causes Mental Illness?.. The exact cause of most mental illnesses is not known, but research suggests that a combination of factors, including heredity, biology, psychological trauma, and environmental stress, may be involved.. Heredity (genetics).. Serious mental illnesses such as bipiolar disorder and major depression tend to run in families, which means the.. likelihood.. to develop a mental disorder may be passed on from parents to their children.. Biology.. Some mental disorders have been linked to special chemicals in the brain called neurotransmitters.. Neurotransmitters help nerve cells in the brain communicate with each other.. If these chemicals are out of balance or not working properly, messages may not make it through the brain correctly, leading to symptoms.. Defects in or injury to certain areas of the brain have also been linked to some mental.. illnesses.. Psychological trauma.. Some mental illnesses may be triggered by psychological trauma, such as severe emotional, physical, or sexual abuse; an important early loss, such as the loss of a parent; or.. neglect.. Environmental stress.. Stressful or traumatic events can trigger a mental illness in a person with a vulnerability to a mental disorder.. Effective treatment for mental illness, in most cases, includes biological, educational, and social interventions.. While medication is a cornerstone of treatment for mental illness, it should also always be seen as the means of improving psychological and social interventions.. Types of mental illness commonly treated by the Clinics.. Schizophrenia.. Although widely feared and misunderstood, schizophrenia is actually a highly treatable brain disorder that affects more than two million Americans in a given year.. Many people with schizophrenia experience hallucinations and delusions, which often occur for the first time in the late teens or young adulthood.. Because the disorder causes unusual, inappropriate, and self destructive or, in rare cases, dangerous behavior, people with schizophrenia are often unnecessarily shunned and stigmatized.. However, almost all people with the disorder are not dangerous when they are in treatment, although their behavior can be unpredictable.. Research has shown that people with schizophrenia who attend structured, psychosocial rehabilitation programs and continue with their medicinal treatment manage their illness best.. Bipolar Disorder.. Bipolar disorder, also known as manic depression, is a serious medical illness that affects more than two million adults in the United States.. It is characterized by extreme shifts in mood, energy, and functioning.. People with bipolar disorder experience alternating episodes of mania (severe highs) and depression (severe lows).. These episodes of abnormally intense moods may last for days, weeks, or even months, and are often separated by periods of fairly normal moods.. Bipolar disorder is a chronic condition with recurring episodes that often begin in adolescence or early adulthood.. It generally requires ongoing treatment.. Treatment is successful in 80 to 90 percent of all cases, depending upon individual response and responsibility.. There is considerable disparity in treatment among ethnic groups for this disease; African Americans, Asians and Latinos with bipolar disorder often go  ...   fulfilling lives.. Alcohol, Drug Abuse, Addiction, and Co-occurring Disorders.. Co-occurring mental health and substance abuse disorders are common.. On average, more than half (52 percent) of persons surveyed in the past few years who have ever been diagnosed with alcohol abuse or dependence have also experienced a mental disorder at some time in their lives.. An even larger proportion (59 percent) of people with a history of other drug abuse or dependence also had experienced a mental disorder.. Mental health problems often predate substance abuse problems by four to six years; alcohol or other drugs may be used as a form of self-medication to alleviate the symptoms of the mental disorder.. In some cases, substance abuse precedes the development of mental health problems.. For instance, anxiety and depression may be brought on as a response to stressors from broken relationships, lost employment, and other situations directly related to an alcohol and/or drug-using lifestyle.. Children s Mental Illness.. One in five families (seven out of every 100 children) are said to be impacted by significant mental disorders, including attention deficit disorder, anxiety, obsessive compulsive disorder, depression, schizophrenia, bipolar disorder, autism, and dyslexia.. What Are Some of the Symptoms of Mental Illness in Children?.. Children s symptoms vary depending on the type of mental illness, but some of the general symptoms include:.. Changes in school performance, such as poor grades despite good effort.. Abuse of drugs and/or alcohol.. Inability to cope with daily problems and activities.. Changes in sleeping and/or eating habits.. Excessive complaints of physical ailments.. Defying authority, skipping school, stealing, or damaging property.. Intense fear of gaining weight.. Long-lasting negative moods, often accompanied by poor appetite and thoughts of death.. Frequent outbursts of anger.. Loss of interest in friends and activities they usually enjoy.. Significant increase in time spent alone.. Excessive worrying or anxiety.. Hyperactivity.. Persistent nightmares or night terrors.. Persistent disobedience or aggressive behavior.. Frequent temper tantrums.. Hearing voices or seeing things that are not there (hallucinations).. Substance use and abuse can be an issue that affects the mental health of preteens as well as adolescents and young adults.. For some hints on how to talk with your pre-teen about drugs, click here Ask Us.. Pacific Clinics has knowledgeable staff and competent programs that can help with questions and Issues about mental health and behavioral illnesses.. If our website does not give you the information you need, please e-mail your questions to.. info@pacificclinics.. org.. , phone our Call Center at 1 (877) PC-CARES or consult the helpful websites below:.. The.. Substance Abuse.. and.. Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA).. has information on:.. Support for sustaining wellness:.. http://www.. samhsa.. gov/recovery.. Substance abuse and mental health:.. gov/prevention.. Information on LGBT issues:.. http://store.. gov/product/SMA12-4684.. The National Council on Community Behavioral Healthcare (NCCBH).. has a wealth of information on behavioral health issues:.. thenationalcouncil.. National Suicide Prevention Lifeline.. focuses on issues around suicide ideation, such as bullying, and where to get help in a crisis:.. suicidepreventionlifeline.. Call.. 1-800-273-TALK.. (8255).. Mental Health America.. (formerly National Mental Health Association) has abundant information on a wide range of mental illnesses and specific issues for various populations:.. nmha.. org/go/information/get-info.. The National Association for Mental Illness (NAMI).. is a family-support-oriented organization whose website offers a wide range of information and assistance to families who have a loved one at risk or already diagnosed with mental or behavioral illnesses.. Local NAMI chapters are available throughout Southern California, including one housed at the Pacific Clinics Foothill Boulevard building in east Pasadena.. Phone number is 626-577-6697.. nami..

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  • Title: Training | Pacific Clinics
    Descriptive info: Training.. Staff and Professional Education and Training.. Pacific Clinics Training Institute Welcomes You.. The Pacific Clinics Training Institute (PCTI) is committed to advancing behavioral healthcare by providing high quality, culturally-responsive continuing education and training to the behavioral health workforce, educators, and other nonprofit service providers as well as Individual community members and family members.. For more information about PCTI, contact (626) 793-5141 ext.. 1-315 or.. pcti@pacificclinics.. Or view its website.. here.. To view the latest training catalog, click.. Consumer and Community Training Programs.. Mental Health Worker Training Course.. A certificated Paraprofessional Mental Health Worker Training Program for adults is funded through the MHSA and Los Angeles County Department of Mental Health.. Students may be consumers, family members or other members of the community.. The  ...   Through the Orange County Health Care Agency, the Clinics-administered Recovery Education Institute (REI) located in the city of Orange works in collaboration with Saddleback and Santa Ana Colleges to help put persons with lived experience of mental illness (which can also include family members) on a path to gaining their Associate of Arts or other educational degree in the mental health or other fields.. The program offers five components: (1) Workshop courses; (2) Prevocational courses; (3) College-credit courses; (4) Extended education courses; and (5) Student advisement.. For more information, contact the program by E-mail:.. OCREI@pacificclinics.. or phone: 714-244-4322.. For a PDF copy of our full course catalog,.. click here.. mypcti.. Education Services.. Custom Trainings.. Conferences.. Directors and Faculty Chairs.. Course Instructors.. Licensure Information.. Training Catalog..

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  • Title: Careers at Pacific Clinics | Pacific Clinics
    Descriptive info: Careers at Pacific Clinics.. Pacific Clinics wants YOU to join our behavioral health team and share in the rewards of helping people of all ages while furthering your career objectives.. With community-based programs for children and adolescents, transitional-age youth, adults, older adults and the homeless, Pacific Clinics now has more than 80 service locations in Los Angeles, Orange, Ventura, San Bernardino and Riverside counties.. Pacific Clinics offers competitive salaries and an exceptional benefits package.. We have many opportunities available, especially for therapists.. Positions are also available for psychiatrists, program directors, team leaders, mental health workers, licensed psychiatric technicians/LVNs, peer partners and administrative support positions.. Please Note: We are using a new career site.. If you have applied previously you will have to create a new profile and re-apply.. Please utilize the link below to create your new profile.. Log in to your profile or create a profile.. View current job openings.. Search for a  ...   disability (an impairment that limits a major life activity), medical condition (cancer-related or genetic characteristic), or other conditions made unlawful by applicable laws.. Policy of Non-Discrimination on the Basis of Disability.. Pacific Clinics does not discriminate on the basis of disability in employment or in the admission and access to its services, programs or activities, which receive financial assistance from the federal government.. Discrimination is prohibited in all aspects of employment against persons with disabilities who, with reasonable accommodation, can perform the essential functions of a job.. Pursuant to the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) Pacific Clinics has designated an ADA Coordinator to carry out this Department's compliance with the nondiscrimination requirements of the ADA.. Information concerning the provisions of the ADA and Pacific Clinics' compliance are available from Pacific Clinics' ADA Coordinator who may be contacted by asking to speak with the ADA Coordinator at:.. 800 South Santa Anita Avenue, Arcadia, CA 91006.. (626)254-5000..

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  • Title: Pacific Clinics Media | Pacific Clinics
    Descriptive info: Pacific Clinics Media.. Native American Veterans Association, Pacific Clinics Training Institute and the VA Long Beach Healthcare System hold first summit to discuss challenges faced by American Indians veterans.. The Native American Veterans Association, Pacific Clinics Training Institute and VA Long Beach Healthcare System will host the First Annual NAVA Veterans Summit on Wed.. , Aug.. 7, and Thurs.. Aug.. 8, at the Hilton Hotel in Long Beach, which is located at 701 W.. Ocean Blvd, Long Beach, 90831.. According to organizers, the conference is the first of its kind to focus on Native American veterans.. Categories:.. News.. Posted: 08/05/2013.. 1 million federal grant to operate Head Start in Glendale and Early Head Start in Altadena, Glendale and Pasadena for the next five years.. Posted: 06/10/2013.. 2013 Pacific Clinics El Cholo Fiesta Brunch Fundraising Event.. Browse through this album to see photos from Pacific Clinics El Cholo Fiesta Brunch on May 19.. The event raises money for the agency, its Portals division, and the Pacific  ...   Latino Conference.. Posted: 06/05/2013.. Posted: 05/30/2013.. , identifies barriers that prevent more Asian Americans/Pacific Islanders from seeking mental health treatment and makes recommendations about what can be done to improve the situation.. Local Congresswoman promotes Mental Health First Aid.. U.. Rep Grace Napolitano invites Pacific Clinics MHFA instructors to preview the course for her constituents.. Posted: 05/23/2013.. Pacific Clinics Training Institute s products displayed at national conference.. PCTI shares information about the Institute s professional training products at the largest gathering of behavioral healthcare professionals.. The event promotes public awareness about mental health and raises money to help support the many programs and services that Pacific Clinics and Portals provides to more than 15,000 consumers throughout Southern California.. Posted: 05/22/2013.. El Cholo Fiesta Brunch fundraiser on May 19 benefits Pacific Clinics, Portals.. Pacific Clinics El Cholo Fiesta Brunch fundraiser will feature silent and live auctions, prizes, food and music.. Posted: 05/08/2013.. 1.. 2.. 3.. 4.. 5.. next ›.. last ».. Videos.. Events.. Event Calendar.. Photo Albums..

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  • Title: Contact Pacific Clinics | Pacific Clinics
    Descriptive info: Contact Pacific Clinics.. Phone.. Email.. Address.. 800 South Santa Anita Avenue.. Arcadia, CA 91006.. Email Pacific Clinics.. You can also email us directly using the convenient form found below.. All fields are required.. Contact.. Your name:.. *.. Your e-mail address:.. Subject:.. Message:..

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  • Title: Donate | Pacific Clinics
    Descriptive info: Donate.. Your donation makes a difference in the innovative treatment we provide in our communities.. Every dollar you give to Pacific Clinics goes towards helping administer behavioral healthcare services to consumers throughout five counties in Southern California.. Ways to Give Online.. General Donation.. Your gift will help individuals who are in desperate need of behavioral healthcare services to help them recapture their lives.. Click Here.. for more information.. C.. A.. R.. E.. Fund Donation.. A gift to our Consumer Activities and Recreation (C.. ) Fund ensures that those individuals who have one-time expenses such as educational items for a class, clothing items to start a job, respite care, funeral expenses, etc.. , that are not able to be provided by program funding, are not left without help.. Housing Services Gift.. Help our homeless consumers and their families secure a safe place to live and rebuild their lives.. Donate In Memory.. Celebrate the memory of a loved one by giving a gift that expresses love and respect for family and friends.. Donate In Honor.. Recognize special milestones or make a tribute for a  ...   will match donations made to Pacific Clinics.. Planned Giving.. Learn how a donation may fit into your financial, tax, or estate goals.. Estate / Trust Administration.. Learn more about gifts through a bequest, a trust agreement, life insurance and more.. Donate Stock.. Congress provides greater tax incentives for gifts of assets other than cash.. Donate by Mail / Phone.. To make a credit card donation by phone, call (626) 254-5023.. Pacific Clinics accepts Visa and MasterCard.. To donate by mail, simply download and print.. this form.. and mail the completed donor form with your check or money order to this address:.. Attn: Fund Development Department.. 800 South Santa Anita Avenue, 2nd Floor.. Arcadia, California 91006.. Contribute In-Kind Gifts.. Donation of in-kind goods, such as new or gently used clothing, furniture, household items, and appliances, are especially needed for consumers who are transitioning into supported housing.. Please contact us at (626) 254-5023 to learn about specific consumer needs, and we can arrange to pick up of your donated items.. Donate Now.. Fund.. Other Ways To Give.. Donate By Mail / Phone.. In-Kind Gifts..

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  • Title: Pacific Clinics to operate Glendale's Head Start, Early Head Start in Altadena, Glendale and Pasadena | Pacific Clinics
    Descriptive info: Pacific Clinics to operate Glendale s Head Start, Early Head Start in Altadena, Glendale and Pasadena.. Arcadia, CA Pacific Clinics is pleased to announce that it has received a $6.. The programs will serve an estimated 435 low-income preschoolers (ages three to five) in Glendale s Head Start and about 174 infants and toddlers (birth to 3-years-old) in Early Head Start in Altadena, Glendale, and Pasadena.. Head Start programs prepare children for school by enhancing their cognitive, social and emotional development.. Head Start is an exceptional early education program that helps children succeed in kindergarten and beyond, said Susan Mandel, Ph.. , Pacific Clinics president and chief executive officer.. As a mental health organization that got its start by offering children s counseling, we are pleased to work with Head Start to influence the minds and lives of young children.. Rep.. Adam Schiff (D-Burbank) who supported Pacific Clinics application for the grant, said: I am very pleased that Pacific Clinics has been awarded funding  ...   directly benefited from Head Start, and our country as a whole is better off because of this program.. Pacific Clinics provides multicultural mental health services for several Head Start programs in Los Angeles County.. Pacific Clinics is working with the current Head Start provider (Community Development Institute Head Start) during this transition period and will assume all financial and operational responsibilities for the Head Start/Early Head Start programs on Aug.. The agency is also collaborating with such childcare partners as Glendale Community College s early childhood education program, Mothers Club Family Learning Center and Altadena Christian Children s Center to run its Early Head Start program.. Pacific Clinics is a private, non-profit corporation that has been providing behavioral health care services since 1926.. With community-based, outpatient programs for children and adolescents, transitional-age youth, adults, older adults and the homeless, Pacific Clinics has more than 75 sites in Los Angeles, Orange, Riverside, San Bernardino and Ventura counties.. Media Contact:.. Letisia Marquez, (626) 254-5024,.. lmarquez@pacificclinics.. Categories:.. share..

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  • Title: Pacific Clinics expert helps identify why more Asian Americans don't access mental health treatment | Pacific Clinics
    Descriptive info: Rocco Cheng of Pacific Clinics shared the Disparity report with U.. Mike Honda, D-Campbell, in Washington, D.. C.. Pacific Clinics expert helps identify why more Asian Americans don t access mental health treatment.. What are some of the barriers that prevent more Asian American/Pacific Islanders (AAPI) in California from seeking mental health services?.. A new.. report.. by Pacific Clinics C.. , project director of the California Reducing Disparities Project (CRDP) API Strategic Planning Workgroup, identifies a lack of access to care and availability of culturally-appropriate services as well as language barriers and other roadblocks.. Even though many people might think that Asian Americans, Native Hawaiians, and Pacific Islanders have low rates of serious mental illness, there is evidence to show otherwise, said Cheng, Pacific Clinics corporate director of Prevention and Intervention Services.. Depression and anxiety disorders as well as suicide are very high among some of these populations.. According to the Asian Pacific Islander American Health Forum, Native Hawaiian and Pacific Islanders had the highest rates of depression and the second highest rates of anxiety disorders among all racial groups.. API women aged 65 and older consistently have the highest suicide rate compared to other racial groups.. The.. CRDP API Population Report.. also known as the Disparity report was  ...   Larke N.. Huang, Ph.. , director of the Office of Behavioral Health Equity at the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration with the U.. Department of Health and Human Services, discussed the importance of the report in her comments.. In addition, Cheng attended several Washington, D.. events organized by such groups as the President s Advisory Commission on AAPIs.. He distributed the report at this and other events.. For the report, Cheng and his staff traveled throughout California to gather data and feedback from AAPI mental health consumers, professionals, advocates and others.. The report makes numerous recommendations at the provider, agency and system level on how each entity can improve mental health services for AAPIs.. They include, for agencies, providing resources to train interpreters to work in mental health settings, and a system recommendation to recognize the importance and support more time that is needed for engagement and trust building among AAPIs.. The full report can be found.. (Note: Pacific Clinics Asian Pacific Services Division has been offering a wide array of culturally sensitive mental health programs at its Asian Pacific Family Centers for more than 20 years.. APFC staff are available to provide services in ten Asian languages and dialects.. For more information about APFC, click.. )..

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