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TGC IN THE NEWS

2019

Grunion Gazette, Jan. 3:
Long Beach Police Chief Looks To Build On Good, Learn From Bad Of Last Year

2018

Press-Telegram, Dec. 30:
Shirley Wild: Hundreds of cans and toys collected for Justin Rudd’s holiday donation events

Long Beach Post, Dec. 18:
Holiday Tips for Parents with Children who have a Mental Illness

Law Enforcement Today, Nov. 1:
Roll Call Mental Health Training Video Series

Education Dive, Oct. 31:
Trauma-Informed Education Program in Long Beach Unified School District Expands, Sees Impactful Results

Press-Telegram,  Oct. 22:
Long Beach center, police create mental health training video series

Grunion Gazette, Oct. 20:
Long Beach center, police create mental health training video series

Witness LA, Oct. 12:
New Collaborative Mental Health Training Videos Aim To Improve Interactions Between SoCal Officers And The Mentally Ill

La Opinion, Oct. 11:
Agentes reciben videos de entrenamiento sobre salud mental

Press-Telegram, Sept. 30:
Shirley Wild Column: ‘Sunset Sip’ raises more than $170,000 for The Guidance Center’s mental health services

Grunion Gazette, Sept. 11:
Youngsters Turn Life Around With Help From Long Beach-Based Guidance Center

Long Beach Post, Aug. 31:
People Post: You can be the superhero of your own story

Signal Tribune, Aug. 31:
Commentary: Back-to-school tips for teens

Signal Tribune, Aug. 17:
Commentary: Back-to-school tips for parents and caregivers

Grunion Gazette, July 20:
ANOTHER VIEW: Summer Mental Health Tips

Press-Telegram, June 29:
This is how a clinician embedded in the Long Beach Jail is trying to help repeat offenders live a better life

Signal Tribune, June 28:
Commentary: A Goodbye to Beach High School

Long Beach Post, June 8:
Where in Long Beach to Find Help for Depression, Mental Health Issues

Press-Telegram, June 7:
Through all the adversity, Long Beach City College graduate’s dream comes true

Signal Tribune, April 13:
Therapeutic play in action

Signal Tribune, April 6:
Frequently asked questions about child therapy

Grunion Gazette, March 22:
ANOTHER VIEW: Coping After Crisis Hits

Signal Tribune, March 16:
How teens can tell if they’re in an abusive dating relationship

Grunion Gazette, Feb. 8:
Partnership Means More Help

Los Angeles Times, Jan. 21:
Experts: Shackled children face long road to recovery

Yahoo! News, Jan. 19:
Experts: Shackled children face long road to recovery

Associated Press, Jan. 19:
Experts: Shackled children face long road to recovery

Long Beach Post, Jan. 16:
City Launches ‘Justice Lab’ to Provide Resources to Repeat Offenders

2017

Press-Telegram, Dec. 24:
Long Beach program brings warmth and cheer to local families

Long Beach Post, Dec. 21:
Guidance Center’s Adopt-a-Family Program Brings Holiday Cheer to Those in Need

Press-Telegram, Dec. 13:
Guests Enjoy Playtime at Sunset Sip Benefit

Grunion Gazette, Nov 23:
Holiday Tips For Parents

Long Beach Post, Nov. 21:
More Than $135K Raised for The Guidance Center During Annual Sunset Sip

Signal Tribune, Nov. 3:
The Guidance Center hopes to foster mental-health awareness with event

Grunion Gazette, Oct. 31:
Young Advocate Takes Guidance Center Ideas To Her Friends

Art with an Impact, Oct. 23:
New Documentary Examines Relationship Between Poverty and Mental Health

Grunion Gazette, Oct. 20:
Play is Serious Business

Long Beach Post, Oct. 4:
Documentary On Impact of Poverty on Mental Health to Screen at Awareness Film Festival

Signal Tribune, Sept. 28:
How to Create a Trauma-Informed Classroom, Pt 2

Long Beach Post, Sept. 27:
Trauma-Informed Program Expands to Second LBUSD School After Successful First Year

Signal Tribune, Sept. 22:
How to Create a Trauma-Informed Classroom, Pt 1

Long Beach Post, Aug. 28:
People’s Post: Take the Stress Out of Going Back to School

Long Beach Post, Aug. 23:
The Guidance Center Announces New Chief Clinical Officer, Alyssa Bray

Grunion Gazette, July 28:
Experience Summer to Ease Stress

Long Beach Post, July 21:
Sense the Summer: Tips to Help Parents & Kids Maintain Positive Mental Health

Youth Today, May 24:
Two Interconnecting Puzzle Pieces: Trauma-Informed Approach and Restorative Justice

Signal Tribune, May 18:
Stand up for mental health, save a life

Long Beach Post, May 12:
Five Ways to Participate, Support Mental Health Awareness Month

Signal Tribune, May 12:
The Guidance Center Welcomes 5 New Members to Its Board of Directors

Press-Telegram, May 9:
Here’s How Beach High in Long Beach Has Reduced Suspensions by 71%

Long Beach Post, April 21:
New Documentary Reveals Link Between Poverty and Mental Health

Signal Tribune, April 21:
Locally Produced Documentary Aims to Inform About Poverty Cycle

Grunion Gazette, April 19:
Guidance Center Produces Documentary on Effects of Poverty

Long Beach Post, April 13:
Trauma-Informed Program Increases Attendance Rates, Decreases Suspensions

Signal Tribune, March 10:
Monkey Business: A Trauma-Informed Movement in Education Success Story

Grunion Gazette, March 10:
ANOTHER VIEW: Important to Remember to Fight Against Human Trafficking

Grunion Gazette, Feb. 9:
Guidance Center, Miller Children’s and Women’s Hospital Partner For Treatment

Everything Long Beach, Jan. 25:
Collaboration with The Guidance Center and Miller Hospital Benefits Patients and Staff

2016

Grunion Gazette, Dec. 28:
For A Good Cause

Long Beach Press-Telegram, Nov. 29:
Giving Tuesday Starts Season of Support for Long Beach Nonprofits

Fox Sports West, Nov. 14:
Sunset Sip with Jim Fox

Long Beach Post, Sept. 28:
Trauma-Informed Pilot Program Launched at Long Beach’s Beach High School

Press-Telegram, Sept. 24:
Sunset Sip Bash a Hit at Long Beach’s Museum of Latin American Art

LA Kings Insider, Sept. 14:
Sunset Sip Raises $100K for The Guidance Center

Long Beach Post, Sept. 1:
The Guidance Center to Celebrate 70 Years of Providing Help and Hope to Community

Grunion Gazette, Sept. 1:
The Guidance Center Marks 70 Years of Improving Children’s Mental Health

Long Beach Business Journal, Aug. 20:
The Guidance Center Celebrates 70 Years of Serving Children and Their Families

Press-Telegram, Aug. 14:
Long Beach shooting deaths stoke fear, family talks

Long Beach Post, Aug. 9:
Local Leaders Speak Out on Fatal Shooting of Long Beach Mother and Daughter

Compton Herald, Aug. 3:
Mental Health Agency Reaches Milestone Serving Local Needs

2015

Daily Breeze, Dec. 15:
 ‘My kids are everything’:  Fearful parents keep kids home from South Bay school, too

Grunion Gazette, Jan. 20: 
Would You Like to Build a Snowman?

2014

Long Beach Post Oct. 20: 
Long Beach’s Guidance Center Showcases the Value of Art as Therapy

Long Beach Register Feb. 17:
A Life Preserver for Mental Health

2013

Signal Tribune, Aug. 16:
The Guidance Center’s new spot in Central LB promises better access to kids and families with mental-health needs

Long Beach Post, Aug. 3:
Guidance Center Opens New Central Office

2012

Grunion Gazette, Aug. 24:
The Guidance Center Finds New Home

 

OP-ED

Dec. 2, 2015
In response to the tragic events in San Bernardino


PRESS RELEASES

Dec. 19, 2018
Record-breaking 384 Children and Parents from The Guidance Center Adopted This Holiday Season by Community Members and Local Businesses

Oct. 30, 2018
Trauma-Informed Education Program in Long Beach Unified School District Expands, Sees Impactful Results

Oct. 9, 2018
The Guidance Center with LBPD, LAPD and LASD Launch Roll Call Mental Health Training Video Series

Sept. 24, 2018
8th Annual Sunset Sip Raises More Than $170,000 for The Guidance Center

Sept. 7, 2018
The Guidance Center to Host 8th Annual Sunset Sip: Be the Hero of Your Own Story

April 30, 2018
The Guidance Center Invites Community to Celebrate May Mental Health Month

Jan. 24, 2018
Miller Foundation Awards $92,000 Grant to The Guidance Center for Children with Mental and Physical Health Challenges

Dec. 21, 2017
150 Children and Parents from The Guidance Center Adopted This Holiday Season

Oct. 24, 2017
The Guidance Center to Host 7th Annual Sunset Sip: Nurture Your Inner Child

Sept. 29, 2017
The Guidance Center’s “The Bridge: Pathways to a Trauma Informed Community” Documentary Selected for Awareness Film Festival

Sept. 22, 2017
Trauma-Informed Education Program Expands to Second School in Long Beach Unified School District

Aug. 15, 2017
The Guidance Center Announces Alyssa Bray, LMFT as New Chief Clinical Officer

May 8, 2017
The Guidance Center Welcomes Five New Members to its Board of Directors

April 17, 2017
The Guidance Center Debuts Original Documentary, The Bridge: Pathways to a Trauma-Informed Community

April 4, 2017
Beach High School Sees Increased Attendance, Decreased Suspensions During First Semester of Trauma-Informed Pilot Program

Jan. 24, 2017
The Guidance Center and Miller Children’s and Women’s Hospital Collaboration Bridges Gap Between Physical and Mental Health

Dec. 23, 2016
200 Children and Parents from The Guidance Center Adopted This Holiday Season

Sept. 26, 2016
The Guidance Center and LBUSD Launch Trauma-Informed Pilot Program

Sept. 15, 2016
Sixth Annual Sunset Sip Raises More Than $100,000 for The Guidance Center

Aug. 3, 2016
70 Years of Help & Hope: The Guidance Center Hits Milestone in Providing Healing Care

Dec. 15, 2015
Share, State & Create: Talking to Children After A Threat, Crisis or Mass Shooting