DeKalb CSB Employee Spotlight – Carol Calvert, LPC, DeKalb Addiction Clinic

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This April, DeKalb Community Service Board (CSB) proudly joins the National Council on Alcoholism and Drug Dependence, Inc. (NCADD) to celebrate Alcohol Awareness Month.  Alcohol Awareness Month in a national call to action to focus on a comprehensive approach to promote recovery and reduce underage drinking. Carol Calvert is a full time clinician and therapist… 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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Would You Know When You’ve Gone Too Far?

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Mental health is essential to everyone’s overall health and well-being, and mental illnesses are common and treatable. But people experience symptoms of mental illnesses differently—and some engage in potentially dangerous or risky behaviors to avoid or cover up symptoms of a potential mental health problem. Sometimes individuals, especially young people, struggling with mental health concerns… 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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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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Surgeon General Issues Landmark Report on Alcohol, Drugs and Health

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A new Surgeon General’s report finds alcohol and drug misuse and severe substance use disorders, commonly called addiction, to be one of America’s most pressing public health concerns.  Nearly 21 million Americans – more than the number of people who have all cancers combined – suffer from substance use disorders. “Alcohol and drug addiction take… Read more »

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Crossroads Holiday Bazaar

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Shop homemade this holiday season at Crossroad’s Holiday Bazaar. Friday, December 9, 2016 9:00 am – 2:00 pm Bohan Auditorium 445 Winn Way Decatur, Georgia 30030 Purchase original art, jewelry and handcrafts created by individuals receiving services from DeKalb CSB. For more information contact 404-370-7460. Crossroad’s is a program of DeKalb CSB that provides recovery focused peer… 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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Connecting the Dots

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The need to provide meaningful education on the dangers of underage drinking and drug use here in Metro-Atlanta has never been greater. A few facts help to highlight that need: Alcohol and drugs are the leading causes of crime among youth. Alcohol and drugs are the leading factors in teenage suicide. More than 23 million… Read more »

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