La Casa now offering FREE Mental Health Speaker Series in Spanish


(April 7, 2021) La Casa is now offering a FREE series on mental health (in Spanish only) on the 4th Wednesday of every month in partnership with The American Society of Hispanic Psychiatry and Johnson and Johnson’s Employee Resource Group, The Hispanic Organization for Leadership and Achievement (HOLA).  The series features medical experts from all over the world who will be speaking about various mental illnesses.

April’s webinar is scheduled for Wednesday, April 28th at 5PM and the topic is anxiety disorders. The discussion will be led by Dr. Pilar Lachhwani. To register, e-mail youth&families@lacasanwk.org or call 973-483-2703. Or, login directly via Zoom at http://tinyurl.com/ponenciassaludmental, or with ID: 915 4819 5211, password 395114.

Dr. Pilar Lachhwani is a consultant Physician in the Center for Behavioral Health, Department of Psychiatry within the Neurology Institute at Cleveland Clinic, Cleveland OH and works as a Consultation Liaison Psychiatrist.

She holds a position as a clinical assistant Professor with the Faculty of Medicine of Case Western Reserve University in the Department of Medicine in the Cleveland Clinic Lerner College of Medicine.

Dr. Lachhwani received her Medical School Degree from the “Universidad del Valle” in Cali, Colombia, her native country. She received her Psychiatric and Fellowship training at Mayo Clinic, Rochester, MN.

Dr. Lachhwani enjoys teaching medical students and psychiatric residents as well as treating Hispanic patients  while on the medical floors.



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