What Matters Most

April 25, 2024

A couple of months ago, Neighborhood House supporter, Ami Nguyen, invited me and several friends to dim sum to introduce us to Susan Lieu, author of The Manicurist’s Daughter. The event was a fundraiser to provide copies of Susan’s book to young adults who could identify with her story. Susan shared with us why she …

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Community care as substance abuse prevention: Challenges of being proactive in a reactive society

October 8, 2021

October is National Substance Abuse Prevention Month – join staff member Jazmine Chilo as she presents the next Speaker Series event on Thursday, October 28 from 3:30-4:30 pm. Jazmine will be highlighting the trends in substance abuse in the United States, complications specific to low-income communities, harm reduction as a form of treatment, and the …

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Demystifying schizophrenia: Cultural interpretations across the world

September 23, 2021

People with schizophrenia oftentimes have unmet medical and social needs in our communities. Join Neighborhood House staff member, Vince Medrano, on uncovering some of the various cultural interpretations of schizophrenia and how it affects our communities. Vince Medrano (he/him/him) is a community health epidemiologist at Neighborhood House. He is also a Master of Social Work …

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Mental health: Understanding the effects on communities

April 30, 2021

May is Mental Health Awareness Month, and we are excited to highlight the work of our Community Health team! Wednesday, May 5th is the launch of a free virtual Speaker Series Neighborhood House is offering to our community. These virtual events are opportunities for to engage and learn about Neighborhood House, our community, and how to grow together …

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