When Kids Help Kids

It is amazing how kindness can inspire hope – especially when it comes from two young philanthropists that want to help their fellow kids. Edgewood Center for Children and Families had the honor of meeting Chloe Lejnieks and Derek Johnson – two youths with a lot of heart. Chloe and…...

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CSU Celebrates Three Years

On Wednesday, September 13, 2017, supporters and partners of the Crisis Stabilization Unit (CSU) at Edgewood Center for Children and Families celebrated its three-year anniversary, having served over 1,500 youth facing suicidal thoughts since opening its doors. The event was marked with a reception and gathering in the CSU at Edgewood’s Vicente campus where county…...

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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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