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Community Mental Health Act

October 31, 1963
Community Mental Health Act

On October 31, 1963, President John F. Kennedy signed into law the Community Mental Health Act (also known as the Mental Retardation and Community Mental…

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Incorporated

October 7, 1974

Former Richard G. Hatcher and the Gary Common Council decided that their city deserved their own CMHC.  So, in 1968, a 60-member board was convened…

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First Lady Rosalyn Carter Dedication

May 1, 1980
First Lady Rosalyn Carter Dedication

Construction was started on a separate facility for GCMHC.  Former First Lady Rosalyn Carter dedicated the building in May, 1980.  The doors officially opened for…

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Edgewater Main Building

June 1, 1980
Edgewater Main Building

The doors of 1100 W. 6th Avenue officially opened for the GCMHC in June 11980.  The center immediately began to provide a full range of…

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Name change to Edgewater Systems of Balanced Living, Inc.

June 5, 1993
Name change to Edgewater Systems of Balanced Living, Inc.

The name of Gary Community Mental Health Center, Inc. corporation was amended to Edgewater Systems for Balanced Living, Inc. The effective date of the article of Amendment was June 5, 1993.

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Ambassadors for Edgewater

May 24, 2002
Ambassadors for Edgewater

The Ambassadors for Edgewater exists to support the mission of Edgewater Systems “to improve behavioral health in our immediate and surrounding communities of Gary and…

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South Shore Commons

January 1, 2014
South Shore Commons

Edgewater Systems for Balanced Living responded to major need in our community and developed South Shore Commons, a 60-unit, service-enriched housing complex targeted to the…

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Edgewater Behavioral Health Services

April 1, 2014
Edgewater Behavioral Health Services

April 1 2014, Edgewater began doing business as, Edgewater Behavioral Health Services (EBHS).  

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Rapid Access Center

July 1, 2015
Rapid Access Center

Edgewater Behavioral Health Services responded to major need in our community and developed the Rapid Access Center (RAC) which is the only one of its…

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Primary Care

August 1, 2016
Primary Care

Edgewater Systems  announce the launch of its new primary care facilities. Edgewater has acquired a successful primary care practice with offices in both Gary and…

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