Monthly Archives: September 2016

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The 5th Annual FDHA Health Summit

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The Fulton DeKalb Hospital Authority (FDHA), proud owners of Grady Health Systems (GHS) is sponsoring its 5th Annual FDHA Health Summit on Tuesday, October 11, 2016 from 8:00 AM to 3:30 PM at the Hyatt Regency Hotel at 265 Peachtree Center Ave NE, Atlanta, GA 30303.
The summit’s theme is “Building a Healthy Community: One Step at a Time”. The purpose of the Health Summit is to build a healthy community by sharing resources and solutions through various workshops, a town hall forum, and wellness screenings.


7:30 AM   Registration

8:15 AM – 8:45 AM  Opening Session

9:00 AM – 10:15 AM  Morning Session 1

Cancer | You CAN Win: Steps to Addressing Cancer

Obesity | Weight Matters

Mental Health | Mind Matters: It Takes Two to Tango

10:30 AM – 11:45 AM  Morning Session 2

Violence | America’s Challenge: A Movement to End Violence in Our Communities

Diabetes | Don’t Sugarcoat It

Heart | Give Me A Beat

12:00 PM – 1:15 PM  HIV Luncheon Panel: RED ALERT: Unmasking the Truth About HIV

1:30 PM – 3:30 PM  Town Hall: Good Health is Your Wealth

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See the Pulitzer Prize Winning “Proof” by Kenny Leon’s True Colors Theatre Company

Sunday, October 23rd at 7:00pm
Southwest Arts Center
915 New Hope Road, Atlanta, GA 30331

$15 Ticket Donation

NAMI DeKalb and DeKalb CSB have partnered with Kenny Leon’s True Colors Theatre at their final dress rehearsal for the award winning family drama “Proof.” “Proof” is the Pulitzer Prize and Tony award winning family drama about the relationship between fathers and daughters, mental illness, and the power of love.

All of the proceeds from the final dress rehearsal will benefit NAMI DeKalb and DeKalb Community Service Board.

Click here to purchase your tickets.

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September Board Meeting Announced!

The September 22nd board meeting of the DeKalb Community Service Board is open to the public for those who are interested in services for mental health, addiction and developmental disabilities. The meeting will be held at 4:00 pm at 445 Winn Way, Room 421, Decatur, GA 30030.

The Advocacy Committee meeting will be held in the same room at 3:00 pm and is also open to the public.

The Audit, Finance and Compliance meeting will be held in the same room on Tuesday, September 20, 2016 at 12:00 pm and is also open to the public.

For those with disabilities in need of assistance or accommodations to participate in the meeting, please notify Community Relations at (404) 508-7875.

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Presenter - Funda Yilmaz

DeKalb CSB Offers Free Introduction to Trauma Trainings

Registration is Now Open!

Introduction to Trauma Training

Friday September 30th


Friday October 7th
1:00pm- 5:00pm

Richardson Building – Bohan Auditorium
445 Winn Way
Decatur, Georgia  30030

Presenter: Funda Yilmaz, LPC
Cost: Free

This free training is for individuals without a clinical background.  

No CEU’s are offered for this course.

Participants will be provided with:

  • an overview of the impact of trauma on the development and behavior of children for non-clinical child welfare, educational and law enforcement professionals,
  • an overview about ways professionals can respond to traumatized children and families in a trauma-sensitive manner for non-clinical child welfare, educational and law enforcement professionals,
  • resources about nationally available resources for traumatized populations.

Learn More.

Mailing: PO Box 1648, Decatur, GA 30031
General information: 404.294.3834
Appointments, referrals and crisis support: 404.892.4646

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