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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DeKalb Community Service Board Ushers In New Board Leadership

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John Bushfield and Alvin Glymph Appointed Chairs of DeKalb CSB and Brighter DeKalb Foundation Boards DECATUR, Georgia – July 28, 2016 – DeKalb Community Service Board (CSB) and the Brighter DeKalb Foundation has appointed two new board chairs. John Bushfield will serve as Board Chair for the DeKalb CSB, a public, not-for-profit treatment provider of… 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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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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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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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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Registration Now Open! TeleMental Health Treatment & Ethics Training

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TeleMental Health Treatment and Ethics: What Clinicians Need to Know Saturday, August 20, 2016 9:00 am – 4:30 pm Presenter: Jeff Ashby, Ph. D., ABPP Bohan Auditorium, 445 Winn Way Decatur, GA 30030 Six (6) CEU ‘s approved for through the Georgia Society for Clinical Social Work. Register today for the TeleMental Health Treatment and Ethics Training… 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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With One Accord Community Event

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The DeKalb Community Service Board had the pleasure of participating with other community leaders at With One Accord Community Event held at New Life Community Church on July 10th with Pastor Marlon Harris. With One Accord Community Event is a collaboration of local churches, political official, entertainers, professional athletes, and community members unified under the agenda… Read more »

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