Celebrating the long road home: 15 years of Olmstead

Celebrating the long road home: 15 years of Olmstead Commissioner Berry speaks at the Carter Center. (Photo credit: Chris Bailey) June 22 marked the 15th anniversary of the Supreme Court’s landmark decision in Olmstead v. L.C., which protects the rights of individuals with disabilities to live fully integrated in their communities. This historic ruling continues…

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Know Your Status and Healthcare Screening Event

Cobb County Community Services Board and The LifeLine Project (a program of the Cobb CSB)  are presenting a FREE & OPEN to the PUBLIC, “Know Your Status and Healthcare Screening Event.” The event is taking place on June 28, 2014 from 10 am to 3 pm at the Cobb Recovery Center, 331 North Marietta Parkway,…

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National Children’s Mental Health Awareness Day 2014 – May 8, 2014

Join SAMHSA, 1,100 communities, and 136 national collaborating organizations in celebration of the 2014 National Children’s Mental Health Awareness Day: Inspiring Resilience, Creating Hope. http://www.samhsa.gov/children/national.asp Whether you connect to Awareness Day with the May 6 national launch event near Washington, DC, or the many local events taking place across the country on May 8, you…

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April is National Child Abuse Prevention Month!

Child Abuse & Neglect: Every child needs to be treasured, protected and nurtured. Unfortunately, some parents can’t — or won’t — care for their children. When they neglect or abuse them, someone must step in to ensure the children’s safety. That’s the job of Department of Family and Children Services, along with the police and…

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Mental Health First Aid

Mental Health First Aid DeKalb Community Service Board (CSB) is offering a certification course for the Mental Health First Aid adult public education program. Registration and payment for the training is required in advance for the course which will be held April 22 from 8 am to 5 pm at the Richardson Health Center in…

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16th Annual Disability Day at the Capitol

Disability Day at the Capitol features a community rally, sponsored by GCDD to promote access, opportunity and meaningful community living for all Georgians, including people with disabilities and their families. Citizens with and without disabilities gather on the steps of the State Capitol to join advocates and meet with State legislators to make their voices…

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“Aiding the ‘least of the least’: Politicians break ground on behavioral health center”

Aiding the ‘least of the least’: Politicians break ground on behavioral health center by Nikki Wiley MARIETTA – State and local politicians broke ground on a behavioral health center in Marietta on Tuesday. Advocates say it will give individuals suffering from addictions and mental illnesses a place for rehabilitation and eliminate burdens on law enforcement.…

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In Appreciation

  A Plaque of  Appreciation was presented to Officer Craig Fowler of the Cobb County Police Department, by Dan Stephens, Cobb County CSB  Board Chair and Debbie Strotz, Director of Rehabilitation Services, Cobb County CSB.…

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Cobb/Douglas CSB Holiday Schedule

The agency will be closed the following days: Tuesday, December 24, 2013 Wednesday, December 25, 2013 Wednesday, January 1. 2014 If you need to speak to someone the Access Center is available at 770-422-0202. The Access Center Line provides the following;- Links to Emergency Services Individual Phone Screenings Warm Line for Supportive Listening Linkage to…

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