Category : Ending Stigma

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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Discover the Superhero Within: Meet Samantha

Meet Samantha, a client in our Intensive Services Program at our Long Beach Clinic. She’s the last of four clients that we are honored to feature during May Mental Health Month. Samantha struggled with severe depression and bullying, but with

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Discover the Superhero Within – Meet Wendy

Meet Wendy, a client in The Guidance Center’s CalWORKS program in Long Beach. She’s the third of four clients that we are honored to feature during May Mental Health Month. The stress of bravely escaping domestic violence triggered a previously

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Discover the Superhero Within – Meet Jason

Meet Jason, a former client at our Compton Clinic. He’s the second of four clients that we are honored to feature during May Mental Health Month. Jason has already experienced heartbreaking tragedy and challenges in his young life. But no

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Discover the Superhero Within – Meet Karen

  Meet Karen, a client in our Long Beach Intensive Services program. She’s the first of four clients that we are honored to feature during May Mental Health Month. This is her inspiring letter of overcoming obstacles and discovering the

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Discover the Superhero Within

The world is full of villains, like stigma or symptoms of mental illnesses or trauma. In fact, 1 in 5 children ages 13-18 have or will have a serious mental illness. However, these numbers only reflect the children who have

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Answering Frequently Asked Questions about Child Therapy

As a parent or caregiver, you’ve come to The Guidance Center for help with your child and family, but you have questions. We totally understand! The questions you may have are often ones that other parents or caregivers have asked

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Talking Helps After Crisis

One month has passed since the tragic shooting at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School. In the weeks since, we’ve heard threats of violence reported at our Long Beach schools and in numerous nearby communities. When I heard the news about

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