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Mental Health Tips for a Smooth Transition Back to School

It’s the beginning of a new school year for many students and families and that means a lot of excitement and challenges as parents and children adjust for new schedules and heavy workloads. Springing back into gear after a summer of rest is not always easy. But with some guidance…...

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Foundation Spotlight: Willow Springs Charitable Trust

Suzy Vogler wants Bay Area foundations to know one thing: if you really want to have a long-term impact, choose a trustworthy organization that shares your values and let them decide where the greatest need is. That relationship of trust and generosity runs deep for Vogler, who along with her…...

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Barriers to Mental Health Care

  There are many reasons why minority populations within the US face heightened barriers to mental health care services. Historical adversity, which includes slavery, sharecropping, and race-based exclusion from health, educational, social and economic resources throughout generations have resulted in socioeconomic disparities experienced by African Americans today. Socioeconomic status, in turn,…...

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Offering Culturally Competent Care

The month of July was first declared Minority Mental Health Awareness Month in 2008 to generate increased public awareness for the unique mental health struggles of minorities. Being situated in the multi-cultural Bay Area, Edgewood understands the importance of having a culturally competent approach to mental health care. The staff at Edgewood’s…...

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Levi’s Community Day

Giving Back Never Goes Out of Style! The story of Edgewood’s relationship with Levi Strauss & Co. is almost as old as Edgewood itself. In 1854, founder Levi Strauss donated $100 from some of his first profits to Edgewood Center for Children and Families (known back then as the San…...

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