hat is your warmest memory of mothering, or of being mothered? Please tell us in a brief video! It'll take less than 5 mintues, and we'll use your responses to put together a beautiful Mother's tribute video to honor ALL mothers in our LACHC community!
We are called to follow Christ by loving and serving our neighbors through comprehensive, quality healthcare. Our vision is the healing and restoration of homeless and underserved communities.
Dr. Lisa Abdishoo is stepping down as President and CEO of LACHC in September to focus on what she loves doing best—providing patient care!
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=hkUqBxJKj2M CLICK HERE TO MAKE A GIFT (more)
Dr. Ana walks us through addiction with the possible effects (more)
Dr. Ana covers mental health and what steps we can (more)
Diana Ponce, LACHC Care Coordinator shares her story of working with Fathuma for housing with Renee. Diana reveals the heartbreak and inspiration that goes with caring for underserved and vulnerable patients in Skid Row.
In today's modern world, so many things are expected of us immediately. One of the consequences of operating on hyper mode all the time is burnout. Burnout is feeling completely exhausted from prolonged stress. Dr. Ana Wong McDonald has tips for avoiding burnout, overwork, and perfectionism.
If you're overly focused on other people's lives, give unsolicited advice regularly, or do things that are others' responsibilities, you're likely to be overfunctioning. This can lead to burnout. Dr. Ana Wong McDonald has some tips to avoid overfunctioning.
It's normal to feel down every once in a while. But if you're feeling down and hopeless on a regular basis, you could be dealing with clinical depression. Clinical depression requires treatment. Dr. Ana Wong McDonald has some information about what clinical depression is, and what you can do about it.
Our brand new, state-of-the-art facility will allow us to serve 2,000 additional patients per year, and is co-located with Skid Row Housing Trust's 649 Lofts, providing 54 units of permanent supportive housing to Skid Row's most underserved residents.
https://youtu.be/f3MaPonmeQc Los Angeles Christian Health Centers Opens the Doors (more)
Before the pandemic, 55% of people reported being stressed every day. After the pandemic, that number jumped to 78%. LACHC's Mental Health Director, Dr. Ana Wong McDonald, shares some tips for managing stress for different age groups.
To our valued Pico Aliso Clinic patients - Our building (more)
We see our patients as God's beloved, and believe that (more)
Our mental health department provides individual counseling, group therapy, substance/alcohol treatment, child/marital/family therapies, some psychological testing, psychosocial rehabilitation, and Christian counseling, to promote whole-person health. We partner closely with the medical department to provide integrated care, including cases of mental health urgencies for patients who are being seen by medical providers. If you or someone you love is experiencing a mental health crisis, we encourage you to take advantage of the following helplines: National suicide hotline: 1(800) 273-8255 (TALK) or the L A County Access Line 1-800-854-7771. Both lines are open 24/7.
In this episode of LACHC Live, Dr. Lisa Abdishoo and Renee Smith talk about Los Angeles Christian Health Center's street medicine program, which treats our homeless neighbors where they need it most - in the streets.
In our first episode of LACHC Live, board members Peggy Pleasant and Kim Mealy talk with Renee about homelessness on Skid Row, how LACHC helped, & what people should know about what happens inside Joshua House.
You get to recover because you have the privilege to recover, to move on, to reopen. This privilege even allows you to choose to not wear a mask because you find it inconvenient. Communities experiencing homelessness or living in poverty don’t have this same privilege.
Bryan Stevenson of the Equal Justice Initiative discusses some of the ways our society has become indifferent to the victimization of black people.