Category : Community

Roll Call Mental Health Training Launch

This past year, The Guidance Center embarked on another exciting film project – this time partnering with Long Beach (LBPD) and Los Angeles Police (LAPD) Departments and Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department (LASD) to develop a series of web-based trainings on

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It’s Time to Amplify Survivors’ Voices

It could be happening to your neighbor or coworker, the person standing behind you in line to get coffee, or even the child playing next to yours on the playground. Domestic violence doesn’t discriminate against age, gender, sexual orientation, economic

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Minority Mental Health Month

One in 5 children ages 13-18 have or will have a serious mental health condition, according to the National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI). New data shows that depression has surpassed asthma as the number one health issue for U.S.

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Celebrating Black History Month

In celebration of Black History Month, The Guidance Center would like to recognize several of the leaders who serve as activists for the importance of mental health. Communities of color, including children, experience unique obstacles in accessing mental health care

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Join the Fight to End Human Trafficking

Andrea is 11 years old. She loves drawing and walking to the park with her friends. She’s tall for her age, and struggles to fit in with her foster siblings. She’s desperately lonely at home. She finds her escape at

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A Community of Connection

This special client success story comes from our 2016-17 Annual Report. Click here to experience more stories of community and hope that comes from compassionate collaboration.   “Community means coming together for the common good of the kids.” -Armando Naranjo,

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Preparing for the Holidays + Upcoming Community Events

It’s not quite yet December, but the hustle and bustle of the holiday season can already be felt. Holiday decorations are popping up all over neighborhoods and in stores. A slight chill can even be felt in the air. The

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Meet our Sunset Sip Sponsors

Over The Guidance Center’s more than 70-year history, a key factor in enabling us to provide much-needed mental health services to our community’s most disadvantaged children and families has been our many passionate supporters. They’ve used their voice to advocate

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Domestic Violence Awareness Month 2017 + Resources

October is Domestic Violence Awareness Month. It’s important that we take a stand together and break the silence that allows domestic violence to thrive, celebrate survivors, mourn those we have lost at the hand of domestic violence, and empower others

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Minority Mental Health Awareness Month + Upcoming Community Events

In honor of July being Minority Mental Health Month, we’re standing with organizations like Mental Health America and proclaiming that mental illness is #NotACharacterFlaw. Mental health stigma is unfortunately prevalent throughout the world. That stigma can look and sound different in every community. Myths and

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