Posts by Mary Kay

Providing Behavioral Health Care Via Telehealth for At-Risk Children

Posted by on May 28, 2021 in News | 0 comments

Providing Behavioral Health Care Via Telehealth for At-Risk Children

Hathaway-Sycamores and Iris Telehealth: Partnering to Help the Mental Health of At-Risk Children in Los Angeles and Beyond Born into the home of an abusive and alcoholic father, ten-year-old Miguel has not had an easy childhood. With his father now in jail, Miguel’s mother Anna and Miguel live humbly in a rented room in South Los Angeles. It has been a struggle for Anna to support Miguel and herself, despite working several jobs. These challenges have impacted Miguel at school, in...

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Hathaway-Sycamores Board Members Share “Why I Serve”

Posted by on May 27, 2021 in News | 0 comments

Hathaway-Sycamores Board Members Share “Why I Serve”

Across the nation, the month of May signifies a time to recognize mental health awareness. In observance of Mental Health Awareness Month, we asked our board members – who give so much to Hathaway-Sycamores as leaders, philanthropists and advocates – to  share the reasons for their commitment. Following are just a few of the responses we received from them about why they are so passionate about the work our agency does. John Drinker shared his very personal reasons for serving on...

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Hathaway-Sycamores’ Wendy Wang Joins the Conversation About Anti-Asian Racism & Behavioral Health

Posted by on May 27, 2021 in Featured Slider, News | 0 comments

Hathaway-Sycamores’ Wendy Wang Joins the Conversation About Anti-Asian Racism & Behavioral Health

On May 21, Hathaway-Sycamores Vice President of Public Policy and Advocacy Wendy Wang took part in a webinar, Stop The Hate: A Conversation About Anti-Asian Racism & Behavioral Health, hosted by the California Council of Community Behavioral Health Agencies (CBHA). In the virtual webinar, legislators and community representatives stood with the AAPI community, highlighted current legislation and best practices, and discussed what our state and county are doing to address the racism that...

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Celebrating Foster Parents Heroes

Posted by on May 27, 2021 in Featured Slider, News | 0 comments

Celebrating Foster Parents Heroes

May is National Foster Care Month, the perfect time to celebrate the wonderful individuals and families who open their hearts to foster children in need of a safe and loving home. We recently spoke with some of our foster parents about both the challenges and rewards of being a foster parent. They are an impressive group of people, dedicated to making a difference in the lives of the children that come into their care. Foster parents experience the same joys and responsibilities that all...

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Hathaway-Sycamores’ Cynthia Garcia Williams Receives Outstanding Service Award

Posted by on May 25, 2021 in News | 0 comments

Hathaway-Sycamores’ Cynthia Garcia Williams Receives Outstanding Service Award

We are proud to share that Cynthia Garcia Williams, Lead Peer Support at our El Nido residential campus, received the Mark Pearlman Outstanding Service Award earlier this month at the California Coalition for Youth (CCY) Virtual Youth Empowerment Summit. Timothy Lin, Hathaway-Sycamores Clinical Director of STRTP and TSCF, nominated Cynthia for the award and introduced her at the CCY’s virtual event, “When looking at the qualifications for this award, Cynthia’s name immediately came to mind...

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