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Welcome to CDCSB

The Cobb County Community Services Board and the Douglas County Community Services Board (CSB)

are public agencies created by state law to provide mental health, developmental disability, and/or substance abuse services.

Our service areas are Cobb, Douglas, and Cherokee Counties, Georgia.

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Welcome to CDCSB

The Cobb County Community Services Board and the Douglas County Community Services Board (CSB)

are public agencies created by state law to provide mental health, developmental disability, and/or substance abuse services.

Our service areas are Cobb, Douglas, and Cherokee Counties, Georgia.

Learn More

Welcome to CDCSB

The Cobb County Community Services Board and the Douglas County Community Services Board (CSB)

are public agencies created by state law to provide mental health, developmental disability, and/or substance abuse services.

Our service areas are Cobb, Douglas, and Cherokee Counties, Georgia.

Learn More

Welcome to CDCSB

The Cobb County Community Services Board and the Douglas County Community Services Board (CSB)

are public agencies created by state law to provide mental health, developmental disability, and/or substance abuse services.

Our service areas are Cobb, Douglas, and Cherokee Counties, Georgia.

Learn More

Welcome to CDCSB

The Cobb County Community Services Board and the Douglas County Community Services Board (CSB)

are public agencies created by state law to provide mental health, developmental disability, and/or substance abuse services.

Our service areas are Cobb, Douglas, and Cherokee Counties, Georgia.

Learn More

Welcome to CDCSB

The Cobb County Community Services Board and the Douglas County Community Services Board (CSB)

are public agencies created by state law to provide mental health, developmental disability, and/or substance abuse services.

Our service areas are Cobb, Douglas, and Cherokee Counties, Georgia.

Learn More

Georgia Legislation

Georgia General Assembly Update     It is busy at the Capitol. Jan. 9, marked the first day of the 2017 Legislative Session. This was the first of f the  2017-2018 legislative cycle. Members of the Georgia General Assembly are studying, discussing and introducing new bills and, in the next two years, some of these bills will…

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Therapy Pets and Humans with Mental Health Issues

Animal lovers already know how good it feels to interact with their pet. Now research has shown that this positive effect can also be applied in a therapeutic setting. Leveraging the power of pets is becoming a vital tool in the treatment of a variety of medical conditions and disorders [I] – particularly those associated…

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Coping with Depression

Life isn’t always pleasant or easy, but feeling constantly unhappy, or so unhappy you can’t function, is a problem you can overcome. Depression drains your energy, hope, and drive, making it difficult to do what you need to feel better. But while overcoming depression isn’t quick or easy, it’s far from impossible. You can’t just…

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Annual Commencement (RFW)

Women Empowered Residential and Aftercare programs, formerly known as Ready For Work, held their Annual Commencement program October 26th at Union Chapel United Methodist Church. Eighteen women of the 2015-2016 class who successfully completed the program were celebrated. This graduating class had: 11 babies born drug-free , 43 children whose lives have changed for the…

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Veteran Caregiver Support Services

The VA values your commitment as a partner in their pledge to care for those who have “borne the battle.” There are several support and service options designed with you, the caregiver, in mind. The programs are available both in and out of your home to help your care for yourself and the Veteran you…

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Disaster Preparedness

Disasters can be particularly hard for young children and older adults. As you think about ways that you’ll plan to keep all of the people who matter to you safe and healthy in a disaster, consider how their needs may change as they grow or as they become older. Whether you are planning to keep…

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Administration for Community Living (ACL) releases funds to senior advocacy organization

ACL’s Administration on Aging announced the release of $1,050,000 to the nationally recognized senior advocacy organization Justice in Aging to create a new National Center on Law and Elder Rights (NCLER). The NCLER will support ACL’s ongoing efforts to protect the rights, financial security, and independence of older adults. http://www.acl.gov/NewsRoom/NewsInfo/Index.aspx The Administration for Community Living…

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Recovery Month Rally

EVENT Recovery Month highlights individuals who have reclaimed their lives and are living happy and healthy lives in long term recovery and it also honors the prevention, treatment, and recovery services providers who help to make recovery possible. This day of celebration organized by RCA, Inc. provides an opportunity for members of the recovering community…

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September is National Recovery Month.

National Recovery Month (Recovery Month) is a national observance held every September to educate Americans that substance use treatment and mental health services can enable those with a mental and/or substance use disorder to live a healthy and rewarding life. Recovery Month celebrates the gains made by those in recovery, just as we celebrate health…

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DBHDD response to Georgia Health News report finding psychiatric patients released to shelters, insufficient supportive housing

In its article, Georgia Health News cites a recently released report finding that Georgia is not meeting its court-supervised obligations for creating housing for people with serious mental illness and state-run psychiatric hospitals have discharged dozens of patients to homeless shelters, with the result of many being re-hospitalized.  Read the article here  Andrew S. Johnson,…

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