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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CARF Accreditation

Cobb County Community Services Board and Douglas County Community Services Board has received formal notification from CARF that they have been awarded another THREE years of accreditation.   CARF  founded in 1966 as the Commission on Accreditation of Rehabilitation Facilities, CARF International is an independent, nonprofit accreditor of health and human services. The  survey by  CARF’s…

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In Recognition of World Aids Day

In Recognition of World Aids Day Program   – ‘Uncork the Truth” Minority Women and HIV. An opportunity for “Girl Talk” about relationships and sexual health in today’s society. Sponsored by The LifeLine Project of the Cobb/Douglas CSB and the National Coalition of One Hundred Black Women, Inc., N.W. Chapter. Free of Charge, but you must…

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NAMI FAMILY-TO-FAMILY EDUCATION PROGRAM

National Alliance on Mental Illness Find help.  Find hope. NAMI FAMILY-TO-FAMILY EDUCATION PROGRAM FREE for adult Caregivers (family members, partners, & friends) of individuals who are living with serious mental illnesses such as:  Major Depression Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder Borderline Personality Disorder Bipolar Disorder (Manic Depression) Schizophrenia and Schizoaffective Disorder Panic Disorder and Obsessive Compulsive Disorder…

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CARF Accreditation Visit

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A survey team from CARF International* will be visiting on 10/21/2013-10/23/2013 We invited the surveyors to evaluate how well we meet international standards for quality. The survey will tell us what we are doing well and ways we might improve. As a result of this survey, we may earn or continue accreditation. As part of…

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