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behavioral health

Jenny

Jenny had been living with her grandparents for two months when they realized they were in over their heads.She struggled with bulimia, self harm, and failing grades and was unable to communicate the loss and anxiety leading to these destructive behaviors.  Through Edgewood, Jenny and her grandparents were able to…...

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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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Maran

Maran (name changed) was nine years old and an insulin-dependent diabetic when she was brought to Edgewood after San Francisco police received reports that she and her foster sister were dumpster-diving behind restaurants. She had lived in over 15 foster homes and her medical history included multiple hospitalizations, emergency room…...

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Mikey

Mikey (name changed) is nine years old. He is an engaging boy; bright and articulate, he has good reading comprehension and a sly, somewhat dark sense of humor. His fourth-grade teacher says he is a really good writer although he says he hates to write. He lives with his grandmother…...

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