Mental Health Journalism Fellowships Opportunities

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Applications Being Accepted for 2015-16 Rosalynn Carter Fellowships for Mental Health Journalism ATLANTA…Applications from U.S. residents are now being accepted for six one-year journalism fellowships with the Carter Center’s Mental Health Program. These fellowships aim to enhance public understanding of mental health issues and reduce stigma and discrimination against people with mental illnesses through balanced… Read more »

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Interns Wanted

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DeKalb Community Service Board (CSB) is currently accepting applications for Public Relations Interns to serve during the upcoming Fall and Spring semesters. Interns will gain experience in a number of areas including Public Relations, Community Relations and Employee Relations.  The ideal candidate(s) should be pursuing a degree (graduate or undergrad) in one of the following… Read more »

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DeKalb Community Service Board Joins the National Council for Behavioral Health’s Early Onset Schizophrenia Community of Practice

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Effort Aimed at Providing Early Screening and Ongoing Treatment for Youth and Young Adults at Risk of Early Onset Schizophrenia. DECATUR, Georgia – March 25, 2015 – DeKalb Community Service Board (CSB) was selected to participate in the National Council for Behavioral Health’s 2015 Early Onset Schizophrenia Community of Practice (COP), which will take place… Read more »

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Celebrate National Children’s Mental Health Awareness

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National Children’s Mental Health Awareness Week is May 3-9, 2015. This entire week is dedicated to teaching people about children’s mental health, advocating to improve services and celebrating all the work that has been done in the past. This year also marks the 10th Anniversary of National Children’s Mental Health Awareness Day, observed on Thursday, May… Read more »

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Recovery Is Real Symposium – Saturday, April 18th

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DeKalb CSB is a proud sponsor of the “Recovery is Real – Metro Atlanta Connections and Conversations 2015.” The purpose of this event is to build awareness that long-term recovery from mental illness and addiction is a reality and that an informed and accepting community sustains recovery.  In addition, attendees will help to identify opportunities for collaboration… Read more »

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Chamblee students help landscape DeKalb Service Center

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On Thursday, April 2, 2015, Chamblee Charter High School seniors came to DeKalb Community Service Board (CSB) to participate in a service project as part of their annual Senior Day of Service. For the past three years, Chamblee Charter High School has allowed graduating seniors to volunteer with local nonprofits as a part of their… Read more »

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Addressing Mental Health Before Stage 4 (#B4Stage4)

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When we think about cancer, heart disease, or diabetes, we don’t wait years to treat them. We start before Stage 4—we begin with prevention. When people are in the first stage of those diseases, and are beginning to show signs of symptoms like a persistent cough, high blood pressure, or high blood sugar, we try… Read more »

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DeKalb County Shines Light on Children’s Mental Health

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Children’s Mental Health is an important public health issue that affects up to 1 out of 5 children in the United States.  According to the National Research Council and Institute of Medicine report, it is estimated that 13 – 20 percent of children living in the U.S. experience a mental disorder in a given year… Read more »

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Upcoming DeKalb CSB Board Meeting

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The May 28th 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… Read more »

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DeKalb CSB Releases 2014 Annual Impact Report

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Decatur, Georgia – June 4, 2015 – DeKalb Community Service Board (CSB) announces the  release of the agency’s 2014 Annual Impact Report. The report highlights the success and impact of DeKalb CSB programs and services that occurred during 2014. DeKalb CSB’s Annual Impact report provides an overview of the evidence-based programs and services used to help… Read more »

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