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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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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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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Children’s Art Contest

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In honor of Children’s Mental Health Month in May, DeKalb CSB will be hosting a children’s art contest at the Clifton Springs and Winn Way facilities. Deadline for entry is Friday, April 29th.  See the information below and contact your therapist for more information.

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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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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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