DeKalb CSB Hosts 8th Annual Walk of HEROES

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The 8th Annual Walk of HEROES 5K was an afternoon to remember, not only for DeKalb CSB but for all of the participants and sponsors in attendance. Over 300 dedicated supporters attended the 5K that may be short on mileage but is big on heart.  The 5K took place on Saturday, September 20, 2014 and helped… Read more »

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Testimonials

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My name is BJ. I’m an alcoholic and drug addict. I have currently been clean for 1 year, 6 months, 28 days. Like most people, I had a heavy drinking and drug problem. One day I decided it was time for me to get help. In doing so I started getting help by going to… Read more »

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DeKalb CSB Selects New Developmental Disability Director

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DeKalb Community Service Board has named Keith Ricketson the new Director of Developmental Disabilities Services. Since 1974, Keith has assumed various positions with increasing responsibilities serving individuals with intellectual and developmental disabilities in communities in Maryland, New Hampshire, California and Massachusetts. Most recently, Keith served as Director of Operations for BAMSI – Developmental Disabilities/Brain Injury Day and… Read more »

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Brighter DeKalb Foundation Selected as a 2014 Healthcare Champion

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The Brighter DeKalb Foundation, a not-for-profit organization established to support behavioral health and developmental disability services provided by the DeKalb Community Service Board, has been selected as a 2014 Healthcare Champion by the Fulton-DeKalb Hospital Authority. Brighter DeKalb Foundation will receive the Healthcare Champion award during a special reception held on December 7, 2014, prior… Read more »

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You Can Have an Impact on Georgia’s Medicaid Home and Community Based Services

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Meet with Medicaid leaders to learn more about important changes to Georgia’s Medicaid program.  Hosted by the Georgia Department of Community Health. October 28, 2014 – Marietta Afternoon or Evening session 1:00 -2:30 pm or 7:00 – 8:30 pm The Mansour Center 995 Roswell Street NE Marietta, GA 30060 Room: Travis Duke A (770) 701-0315 RSVP: mariettahcbs@gmail.com… Read more »

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DeKalb Community Service Board Pays Tribute to Veterans

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Veterans Day is an official United States holiday that honors those who have served in the U.S. Armed Forces.  This celebratory day is a lasting memorial of the humanity and spirit of the brave service men and women who have sacrificed so much to preserve our heritage of freedom.  Unfortunately, for many of our veterans, the battle scars, lingering… Read more »

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Debra DeBerry, Clerk of Superior Court of DeKalb County, Joins the Board of Directors for DeKalb Community Service Board

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The Board of Directors of DeKalb Community Service Board (DeKalb CSB) today announced the appointment of Debra DeBerry, Clerk of Superior Court of DeKalb County.  DeKalb CSB is a public nonprofit organization that provides evidence-based behavioral health and developmental disability services to individuals in need. “DeKalb CSB is an important conduit in our community and… Read more »

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

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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 »

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Kroger Community Rewards

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Brighter DeKalb Foundation is proud to be a Kroger Community Rewards program recipient.  The Brighter DeKalb Foundation is a non-profit organization in metro Atlanta, Georgia, established to support behavioral health and developmental disability services provided by the DeKalb Community Service Board. The Kroger Community Rewards program allows customers to register their Kroger Plus Card and… Read more »

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DeKalb CSB’s CMO Featured in Champion Newspaper

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  In this week’s Champion Newspaper, Dr. Joseph Bona, DeKalb CSB’s Chief Medical Officer, shares his perspective on mental illness.  “If you’re not functioning at your possible highest level, if you’re suffering from symptoms or something is not right, it is always best to see a professional, get an assessment, figure out what’s going on and… Read more »

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