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Recent News


Celebrating a Year of ‘Super Heroes’ Who Help Kids in Extreme Crisis or Contemplating Suicide

Posted September 28, 2015

Our community advisory board and Crisis Continuum of Services staff just celebrated the one-year anniversary of the Crisis Stabilization Unit (CSU), serving Santa Clara County. The unit is available for an up-to-24-hour hold for assessment and treatment of children and
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Higher Rate of Adolescent Suicide Leads EMQ FamiliesFirst to Provide Three-Part Crisis Services

Posted September 23, 2015

Campbell, CA, September 23, 2015 – In Silicon Valley’s Santa Clara County, teen suicides occur – and often cluster – at a rate higher than the California average.[1] There is a growing need for quality mental health care to bring
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Vintage Alley Car Show Brings Support to Kids and Families

Posted September 17, 2015

The second annual Vintage Alley Car Show was another huge success this year. EMQ FamiliesFirst was the chosen beneficiary of the show. Attendees enjoyed live music, food vendors, raffles, a kid area and beautiful classic cars. Darren DeMonsi, associate director
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Donors Make All the Difference for Kids

Posted September 3, 2015

Kids in your community were able to start the school year with confidence thanks to many generous donors throughout the state. In Santa Clara County, there were over 750 backpacks filled and distributed, which surpassed previous years. The employees of the
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Kentucky Derby Fundraiser Raises Money for Back-to-School

Posted August 20, 2015

Between a successful fundraiser and assembling backpacks, Elaine Herzig and friends have made a huge difference for kids returning to school this year. Elaine, along with friends and family, hosted an exciting Kentucky Derby fundraiser which raised several thousand dollars
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Donors, Volunteers Supply Back-to-School Supplies

Posted August 20, 2015

The kids served by EMQ FamiliesFirst are well prepared to start the school year with the help of generous supporters and volunteers. This year, 750 backpacks – the most ever distributed – were assembled at the back to school drive.
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