Bartz-Altadonna Community Health Center (BACHC) provides comprehensive medical care for all persons of all ages. We manage both acute (respiratory and urinary infections for example) and chronic conditions (diabetes, COPD, asthma, etc.). BACHC maintains relationships with many specialty providers and is able to link our patients to specialty care as needed. We provide vaccines for children and for adults if determined that they are a medical necessity.
Our HIV Specialists have many years of experience treating this condition and will provide the best care possible.
BACHC provides specialty Hepatitis C care and treatment with the most current treatments. We have a close relationship with Roche and Vertex, suppliers of the drugs used for treating Hepatitis C. Roche in the last ten years has donated over a million dollars in drugs Pegasys and Copegus (interferon and ribavirin) and Vertex in the last two years has donated several hundred thousand dollars of Incivek (Telaprevir), for the treatment of uninsured or underinsured low income patients.
We provide a full range of women’s services including Pap Smears and referral for mammograms. We are a FamilyPACT (Fampact) provider and are able to treat uninsured women of reproductive age free of charge.
BACHC provides reproductive health care to both men and women. We also provide Family Planning services including counseling and birth control to both men and women. As Fampact providers we are able to treat patients, both men and women, who are uninsured.
An OB-GYN, or obstetrician-gynecologist, is a doctor who specializes in women’s health. The female body experiences many different biological functions, including menstruation, childbirth, and menopause. OB-GYNs provide care for all of this and more
The branch of medical care for infants, children, and adolescents.
Psychiatry is the medical specialty devoted to the diagnosis, prevention, study, and treatment of mental disorders.
All clients are scheduled for individual therapy on a weekly basis. Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, Solution Focused Therapy and a number of additional approaches are used in this part of the treatment. There is an overarching emphasis on trauma-informed services for all therapeutic activities. Group Counseling: Group therapy has been demonstrated as an efficient and effective process for the treatment of a multitude of mental health issues. While not mandatory, clients are encouraged to use therapy groups and other enhancement groups to increase the efficacy of their treatment program.
Designed to assist clients in externalizing deep thoughts and emotions, this workshop uses powerful tools developed by Elizabeth Kubler-Ross for efficient grieving of loss. The workshop also paves the way for positive application of goal-setting and efficient use of the Law of Attraction.
Often a client’s unconscious thoughts and feelings are not easy to talk about. Perhaps there are no words to explain their memories. Much of the unconscious can be drawn out through artistic expression. MFT-AT (Marriage and Family Therapy – Art Therapy) is a developing methodology in mental health, and we are blessed to have both individual and group applications of art therapy through trained practitioners.
This group aims at providing education and strategies for empowering clients to evaluate and reconstruct healthy relational patterns in their lives.
While drug and alcohol issues are commonly addressed in individual therapy, their treatment through group process is known to be effective. a SMART group has been established and is open to the public. Traditional 12 Step support groups are also encouraged for the development of a sober support system outside of the center.
A group therapy that helps those suffering from any kind of loss or grief. competent grieving skills are taught and practiced.
Special treatment options for patients needing to stop their serious dependencies on opioids and other addictive drugs.
A 10-week course in breakthrough parenting offering parenting concepts and skills training. A certificate may be obtained through completion of the course. This class is open to the public.
Every Thursday, 12:30PM to 1:30PM, must register to attend. Call Adel Domingo at 661-361-8008 to register. This class is provided in collaboration with Antelope Valley Partners for Health.