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Causes: Mental Health, Substance Abuse Dependency, Prevention & Treatment

Mission: Herban Health is a non-profit organization whose mission is to provide holistic, low cost, healthcare services and education, based on traditional Chinese Medicine, to medically underserved residents of the East Palo Alto community and surrounding San Mateo and Santa Clara County.  Our clients include low income people, those who are homeless, in a homeless shelter or a residential recovery facility. Our current activities include the following: 1. Provides free bilingual holistic healthcare services such as acupuncture to between 50-100 patients each week on a drop in basis. 2. Partners with the Ravenswood Family Health Center, Free At Last, the Ecumenical Hunger Program and InnVision where the free clinics are offered. 3. Offers free bilingual educational classes within these community based organizations, including information on digestive disorders, weight reduction, meditation, yoga, hypertension and nutrition based on holistic healthcare principles.

Geographic areas served: East Palo Alto, San Mateo/Santa Clara County

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