MLK Jr. Day of Service

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Thank you to all of the volunteers and staff who participated in the annual Hands on Atlanta Martin Luther King, Jr. Day of Service! This year we hosted volunteer groups who painted and provided landscaping at two of our homes for individuals with developmental disabilities in Tucker and Lithonia. Thanks for making it a day… Read more »

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The Anonymous People Documentary Screening

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DeKalb Community Service Board and the Georgia Council on Substance Abuse will host a free screening of The Anonymous People and panel discussion on Thursday, June 12 from 6:00-8:30 pm at the Richardson Health Center in Decatur. This feature film documentary is about the 23.5 million Americans in long-term recovery and the emerging public recovery movement… Read more »

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May is Mental Health Month

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Mind Your Health—this year’s theme for Mental Health Month—calls attention to the importance of mental health for overall health and well-being. Just as Americans have learned there are things they can do to reduce their risk of heart disease and chronic illnesses, there are ways to protect mental health in tough times and throughout life. Building… Read more »

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Healthy Tips for Mental Health Month

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Mind Your Health—this year’s theme for May is Mental Health Month—calls attention to the importance of mental health to overall health and wellness. Just as Americans have learned there are things they can do to reduce their risk of heart disease and chronic illnesses, we want to help people learn what they can do both to… Read more »

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Creative Expression Showcase Celebrates Mental Health Month

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Mental health is essential to our overall health and well-being. In celebration of Mental Health Month, DeKalb Community Service Board invites you to attend a Creative Expression Showcase to raise awareness for mental health and learn how art can play a role in recovery. Clients from the agency’s North DeKalb and Kirkwood Psychosocial Rehabilitation programs will… 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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Brighter DeKalb Foundation Seeks New Board Members

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The Brighter DeKalb Foundation currently has openings for new board members. The foundation is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit that helps to support DeKalb Community Service Board’s mental health, addiction and developmental disability services. The board is building a robust infrastructure including creating a new marketing and funding plan. We need a strong and talented board to… Read more »

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DeKalb CSB Selects New Chief Human Resources Officer

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DeKalb Community Service Board has named Tia Plunkett-McQueen the new Chief Human Resources Officer. For over 20 years, she has served as a strategic human resources executive helping nonprofit organizations maximize their human capital. Plunkett-McQueen has held executive and senior leadership roles as HR Strategic Business Partner at Georgia Tech, National Director of Human Resources at… Read more »

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DeKalb CSB Upcoming Board Meeting

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The September 26th 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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