Brighter DeKalb Foundation Launches Residential Program Fire Relief Fund

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DECATUR, Georgia – June 6, 2017 – On the morning of Saturday, June 3, 2017, fire destroyed DeKalb CSB’s residential housing units located at a Brookhaven apartment complex.  DeKalb CSB currently leases units in the complex for many clients enrolled in the agency’s Mental Health Residential Program. In all, 11 clients were displaced from their homes… Read more »

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DeKalb CSB Celebrates Minority Mental Health Awareness Month

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Minority Mental Health Awareness Month was founded in 2008 to bring awareness to the unique struggles that underrepresented groups face in regard to mental illness in the United States (US). Mental illness affects one in five adults and one in 10 children in America, according to the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA). Furthermore, mental… Read more »

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Celebrating Mental Health Month – Risky Business Theme Highlights Importance of Knowing When Behaviors and Habits Can Be Unhealthy

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When you or someone you love is dealing with a mental health concern, sometimes it’s a lot to handle. It’s important to remember that mental health is essential to everyone’s overall health and well-being, and mental illnesses are common and treatable. Yet, people experience symptoms of mental illnesses differently—and some engage in potentially dangerous or… Read more »

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Just Announced – TeleMental Training for Supervisors!

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Register now for DeKalb CSB’s newest training – TeleMental Health Supervision Training: Competent and Ethical Practice.   This training is specifically designed to meet the needs of mental health practitioners who are, or plan to deliver TeleMental health supervision. The workshop is scheduled for Saturday, March 25, 2017, 9:00 am – 12:15pm at the Bohan Auditorium. The… Read more »

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January Board Meeting Announced

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The January 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 Community Engagement Committee meeting will be held… Read more »

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Holiday Hours

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FRIDAY, DEC. 23 – CLOSED MONDAY, DEC. 26 – CLOSED MONDAY, JAN. 2 – CLOSED Contact 404-892-4646 for immediate assistance. If your matter is life threatening call 911. Happy Holidays!

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Brighter DeKalb Foundation to Participate in Georgia Gives Day – 11/17/16

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The Brighter DeKalb Foundation will be participating in the 5th annual Georgia Gives Day on November 17, 2016, in an effort to raise funding to serve individuals receiving behavioral health and developmental disability services provided by the DeKalb Community Service Board (CSB). The mission of Georgia Gives Day is to inspire individuals to donate to participating… Read more »

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TeleMental Health Training Announced!

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TeleMental Health Treatment and Ethics: What Clinicians Need to Know Saturday, March 4, 2017 9:00 am – 4:30 pm Presenter: Jeff Ashby, Ph. D., ABPP Bohan Auditorium, 445 Winn Way Decatur, GA 30030 Applied for Six (6) CEU ‘s approved for through the Georgia Society for Clinical Social Work. Register today for the TeleMental Health Treatment and… Read more »

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March Board Meeting Announced!

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The March 23rd 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 Community Engagement Committee meeting will be held… Read more »

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Closing Notice

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Our offices will be closed on Monday, January 16th in honor of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Day.  Contact 404-892-4646 for immediate assistance.  If your matter is life threatening call 911. We will re-open, with normal business hours, on Tuesday, January 17th.

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