DeKalb Community Service Board Releases Annual Impact Report

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The DeKalb Community Service Board is very pleased to announce the availability of its 2016 Annual Impact Report. “This report reflects the excellent work of our staff, supporters, volunteers, community partners, and board members,” said Dr. Joseph Bona, Chief Executive Officer of DeKalb CSB. “Through these collaborations DeKalb CSB was able to assist over 11,000… 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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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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Notice of Budget Public Hearing & July Board Meeting Announced

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DeKalb Community Service Board (CSB) will conduct a public hearing on the agency budget.  Interested parties who would like to comment on the budget can do so either in person or in writing. The hearing will be held on July 14, 2016, at 6:00pm at the DeKalb Community Service Board, 445 Winn Way, 4th Floor,… Read more »

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Learn Mindfulness 101 in Two Easy Steps

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The power to be mindful and be present at the moment may be one’s greatest asset and each one of us will be helped by being more mindful at whatever we do. And the good news is- it can be learned.

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DeKalb Community Service Board Awarded Three-Year CARF Accreditation

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ATLANTA – May 31, 2016 – CARF International announced that DeKalb Community Service Board (CSB) has been accredited for a period of three years. The latest accreditation is the fourth consecutive Three-Year Accreditation that the international accrediting body, CARF, has awarded to DeKalb CSB. This accreditation decision represents the highest level of accreditation that can… Read more »

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New Location! Practical Mental Health Ethics Training

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Due to unexpected flooding and water line repairs, tomorrow’s Practical Mental Health Ethics: Applications For A Fast Changing World Training has been relocated next door to the DeKalb Addiction Clinic located at 455 Winn Way, Decatur, Georgia 30030. As a reminder, registration opens at 8:30am and the training will run from 9:00am – 3:30pm. Click… Read more »

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Do You Know What Mental Illness Feels Like?

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We often hear the clinical terms used by doctors and other professionals to identify the symptoms of mental illnesses…but if someone hasn’t gone through it, would they know how to recognize it? So often, clinical terms don’t do justice to what life with a mental illness feels like. We know that two people with the same diagnosis… 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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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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