DeKalb CSB Employee Spotlight – Janel Allen, Child & Adolescent System of Care Coordinator

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As we celebrate May is Mental Health Month, we are helping to spread the word that mental health is essential to everyone’s overall health and well-being, and mental illnesses are common and treatable. Oftentimes people, especially young people, struggling with mental health concerns develop habits and behaviors that increase the risk of developing or exacerbating… Read more »

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November Board Meeting Announced

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The November 17th 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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Psychosis Early Intervention: From Bench to Practice Recap

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Psychosis Early Intervention: From Bench to Practice Saturday, March 19, 2016 The Carter Center in Atlanta, Georgia Georgia’s first ever conference dedicated to highlighting the emerging science of psychosis early intervention for youth was held at the Carter Center in March, 2016. Hosted by DeKalb CSB’s CEO, Dr. Joseph Bona, this conference featured some of… Read more »

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Management of Depression by Dr. Paul

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Depression is a serious and debilitating illness that the World Health Organization (WHO) reports that around 350 million people suffer from, yet the cause remains unknown. This makes Depression the second leading cause of disability worldwide. It is important to diagnose and treat depression at the earliest sign. If left untreated, Depression impairs social, family,… Read more »

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September Board Meeting Announced!

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The September 22nd 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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Shift Work Challenges to Health and Wellness

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Anyone that has ever done shift work knows how disruptive these variable shifts can be to a person’s well-being and overall health. In one study, researchers in Denmark found that women who worked night shifts were up to four times more likely to develop breast cancer than women who didn’t work nights. With about 22 million… Read more »

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DeKalb CSB Offers Free Introduction to Trauma Trainings

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Registration is Now Open! Introduction to Trauma Training Friday September 30th AND Friday October 7th 1:00pm- 5:00pm Richardson Building – Bohan Auditorium 445 Winn Way Decatur, Georgia  30030 Presenter: Funda Yilmaz, LPC Cost: Free This free training is for individuals without a clinical background.   No CEU’s are offered for this course. Participants will be provided… Read more »

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Registration Now Open – Essentials of Trauma Competency Training Series

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The Essentials of Trauma Competency Training Series: The Beliefs, Knowledge and Skills of the Trauma Competent Counselor Two-Part Training: Saturday, September 24, 2016, 9:00 am – 3:30 pm Saturday, October 15, 2016, 9:00 am – 3:30 pm Presenter:  Melinda Paige, PH.D, LPC, CPC, NCC Bohan Auditorium, 445 Winn Way Decatur, GA 30030 CEU’s available. The Essentials… Read more »

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See the Pulitzer Prize Winning “Proof” by Kenny Leon’s True Colors Theatre Company

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Sunday, October 23rd at 7:00pm Southwest Arts Center 915 New Hope Road, Atlanta, GA 30331 $15 Ticket Donation NAMI DeKalb and DeKalb CSB have partnered with Kenny Leon’s True Colors Theatre at their final dress rehearsal for the award winning family drama “Proof.” “Proof” is the Pulitzer Prize and Tony award winning family drama about… Read more »

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The 5th Annual FDHA Health Summit

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Click Here to Register The Fulton DeKalb Hospital Authority (FDHA), proud owners of Grady Health Systems (GHS) is sponsoring its 5th Annual FDHA Health Summit on Tuesday, October 11, 2016 from 8:00 AM to 3:30 PM at the Hyatt Regency Hotel at 265 Peachtree Center Ave NE, Atlanta, GA 30303. The summit’s theme is “Building… Read more »

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