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Mental Health Month: Mind Your Health!

By Christine Pajarillo, Behavioral Health Manager and Nicole S. Mitton, Grant Writer/Communications Specialist Image credit: Mental Health America Mental Health Month was officially recognized in 1949. This year, the Mental Health Month theme is “Mind Your Health.” This month and throughout the year, Whittier Street Health Center and other organizations across the country are working […]


Alcohol Awareness Month

By Ragan McNeely, LMHC Supervising Clinician Substance Abuse Services Alcohol Awareness Month  has been held every April since 1987, sponsored and founded by the National Council on Alcoholism and Drug Dependence, Inc., (NCADD). The Council was founded by Marty Mann, who was amongst the first group of women who got sober in Alcoholics Anonymous in […]


Teen Dating Violence Awareness

By Amie Brooks, Domestic Violence Coordinator and Yohanna Mendez, Community Clinician Unhealthy relationships can start early and last a lifetime. Dating violence often starts with teasing and name calling. These behaviors are often thought to be a “normal” part of a relationship. Teen dating violence is an important, but often overlooked issue that at least […]