Alecea Quintyne Appointed as Chair of the Brighter DeKalb Foundation Board of Directors

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DECATUR, Georgia – December 18, 2014 – The Brighter DeKalb Foundation announces the appointment of Alecea Quintyne as their new Board Chair.  Brighter DeKalb Foundation is a nonprofit organization in metro-Atlanta, Georgia established to help youth and adults reclaim their lives by supporting a full continuum of behavioral health and developmental disability services provided by the… 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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Crossroads Holiday Bazaar

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Shop Handmade for the Holidays! Join us for the Crossroads Holiday Bazaar.  This event will feature handmade art, jewelry, paintings and more all designed by clients of the Crossroads Peer Support Mental Health Program. When:  Friday, December 12, 2014 Time:  10:00 am – 1:30 pm Location:  Bohan Auditorium, 445 Winn Way, Decatur GA 30030 For more information… Read more »

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DeKalb Community Service Board Counselor Administers Highest Number of HIV Tests in the State of Georgia

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DeKalb Community Service Board’s HIV Counselor Margaret Renfroe currently holds the record for administering the most number of HIV tests in the state of Georgia.  In 2013, underneath Renfroe’s leadership, DeKalb Community Service Board (DeKalb CSB) administered 1,112 HIV test to DeKalb CSB clients at the organization’s DeKalb Addiction Clinic. Renfroe has been a state… Read more »

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Upcoming DeKalb CSB Board Meeting

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The November 20th 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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It’s Finally Here! Georgia Gives Day 2014

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With support from the Brighter DeKalb Foundation, DeKalb CSB helps youth and adults reclaim their lives by supporting a full continuum of behavioral health and developmental disability services. Because of generous supporters like you, numerous men and women have salvaged their lives once fractured by depression, bipolar disorder and schizophrenia; severely emotionally disturbed children have reclaimed their… Read more »

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Brighter DeKalb Foundation is Featured in CrossRoads News

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DeKalb Community Service Board and The Brighter DeKalb Foundation is featured in this week’s edition of CrossRoads News, Inc. See what Chief Clinical Officer Brenda Cibulas had to say regarding the agency’s recent recognition from The Fulton-DeKalb Hospital Authority. Read the article

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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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Request Notification for Mental Health First Aid Classes

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An estimated 1 in 4 Americans have a diagnosable mental illness. Mental health crises occur frequently in your workplace, church, family, school and community. DeKalb CSB offers a certification course on a quarterly basis for the Mental Health First Aid adult public education program. If you would like to be notified when the next class will… Read more »

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