DeKalb CSB Releases 2014 Annual Impact Report

Published on

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 »

Categories: Uncategorized

DeKalb County Shines Light on Children’s Mental Health

Published on

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 »

Categories: Uncategorized

Addressing Mental Health Before Stage 4 (#B4Stage4)

Published on

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 »

Categories: Uncategorized

Celebrate National Children’s Mental Health Awareness

Published on

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 »

Categories: Uncategorized

Chamblee students help landscape DeKalb Service Center

Published on

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 »

Categories: Uncategorized

Recovery Is Real Symposium – Saturday, April 18th

Published on

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 »

Categories: Uncategorized

Final week! Register for DBT Training – Special Price

Published on

The deadline to register for Dialectical Behavior Therapy (DBT) Training Seminar is Friday, April 17th. Don’t miss this opportunity to learn about the most successful outpatient treatment model for chronically suicidal, self-injuring individuals or individuals with Axis II traits.   For this final week only, registration has been reduced to $375 – CEU Certificate included.  This… Read more »

Categories: Uncategorized

Upcoming DeKalb CSB Board Meeting

Published on

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 »

Categories: Uncategorized

Mental Health Journalism Fellowships Opportunities

Published on

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 »

Categories: Uncategorized

DeKalb Commissioner Stan Watson Joins the Board of Directors for DeKalb Community Service Board

Published on

The Board of Directors of DeKalb Community Service Board (DeKalb CSB) today announced the appointment of DeKalb County District 7 Commissioner Stan Watson.  DeKalb CSB is a public nonprofit organization that provides evidence-based behavioral health and developmental disability services to individuals in need. “I have served on the DeKalb CSB Advisory Board for over 10… Read more »

Categories: Uncategorized