Fairfax-Falls Church Community Services Board

Fairfax County, Virginia

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8221 Willow Oaks Corporate Drive
Fairfax, Virginia 22031

Daryl Washington,
Executive Director

Community Services Board News

Contact for news media inquiries: Lucy Caldwell, Communications Director, 703-324-7006 (office), 703-856-5210 (cell).

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Help the Fairfax Prevention Coalition design a logo

July 12, 2019
The new Fairfax Prevention Coalition is holding a contest to design its logo - enter by August 9!

June 27 is PTSD Awareness Day; Get screened, get help, learn more

June 26, 2019
PTSD (post-traumatic stress disorder) Awareness Day, a day devoted to encouraging open discussion about PTSD, its causes, symptoms and about getting help, is observed Thursday, June 27. The Fairfax-Falls Church Community Services Board (CSB) has resources that can help.

Regional Military Culture and Suicide Prevention Summit highlights local resources

June 19, 2019
CSB was part of a Regional Military Culture and Suicide Prevention Summit on June 17 that highlighted local resources and the unique needs of veterans and their families.

CSB recognizes exemplary nurses

June 19, 2019

This week the Fairfax-Falls Church Community Services Board (CSB) recognized three members of their nursing team as 2019 "Nurses of the Year."

More than 80 nurses work throughout the CSB, helping to promote quality of life for people receiving mental health, substance use disorder and…

Food, mood and behavior - Free workshop series begins June 27 in Reston

June 17, 2019

CSB's BeWell team is hostingthea series of health and emotional wellness workshops at theNorthwest Center beginning Thursday, June 27 from 5 to 7 p.m. This hands-on,…

CSB pilots new peer specialist training academy

June 10, 2019
CSB launches new Peer Training Academy to better integrate and support peer employment.

CSB counselors lend a hand in Virginia Beach

June 10, 2019
CSB sent a team of emergency crisis counselors to Virginia Beach to assist in the aftermath of the Virginia Beach shooting tragedy.

Welcoming Inclusion Network wants to hear from you!

June 7, 2019
Share your feedback and ideas about WIN priorities.

CSB clients pedal toward recovery with new Phoenix Bikes partnership

June 6, 2019
A new partnership between CSB's Supported Employment Services and Phoenix Bikes helps people who have mental health or substance use challenges with getting around town and improving their health.

Firearm/medication safety program, Lock & Talk, expands to Northern Virginia

June 4, 2019
CSB brings the "Lock & Talk" program to our area, promoting safe storage of firearms and medications.

Coping with distress in the aftermath of a mass shooting

June 3, 2019
Get tips for strengthening resilience and coping with distress following a mass shooting.

CSB puts inclusivity into action

May 31, 2019
CSB works toward putting inclusion into action by adding group home resident to hiring panel.

New video celebrates CSB's 50 years of service

May 29, 2019
CSB celebrates 50 years of service!

Take time to talk to teens about emotional health

May 16, 2019
Adolescence is a difficult time for teens and their parents. This time of year, with tests, social events and the upcoming end of the school year, emotions and stress can be exacerbated. Check in with a teen you care about to make sure they're doing okay.

Fairfax County builds self-healing communities through new ACE training

May 16, 2019
Trauma in early life can have a long-term effect on the well-being and functioning of children, adults, families and our community. Adverse Childhood Experiences (ACE) training empowers us to help build a self-healing community.

Fairfax County launches unique communications campaign; #CouldBeYou

May 3, 2019
Fairfax County launches a public education campaign on the life-threatening dangers of drug addiction and how to get help.

May is Mental Health Awareness Month – what can you do?

May 1, 2019
Take the opportunity during Mental Health Awareness month to learn about increasing awareness of mental health, health habits, protecting and maintaining emotional health and well-being. Shine a light on mental health and awareness!

New NIH study finds rise of youth suicide in wake of Netflix show “13 Reasons Why”

April 30, 2019
National study shows spike in suicides following release of Netflix's "13 Reasons Why" series - learn ways to help someone who might be at risk of self-harm.

CSB hosts first meeting of new drug-free community coalition

April 11, 2019
Groups from around the community join initial efforts to build a new community anti-drug coalition in Fairfax County.

CSB celebrates employees with Spirit of Excellence awards

April 9, 2019
CSB celebrates employee excellence at annual awards ceremony.

CSB adds online screening tool for gambling disorders

April 3, 2019
If you think gambling may be having a negative impact on your life, or the life of someone you care about, take an online screening to see if professional help may be needed.

Children’s Mental Health Awareness Open House: Thursday, May 9

April 2, 2019
Join us for a Open House at the Merrifield Center on May 9 from 3:30 to 6:30 p.m. recognizing National Children’s Mental Health Awareness Day.

CSB honors social workers during National Social Work Month

March 20, 2019
CSB recognizes and celebrates the contributions of our social workers during National Social Work Month.

Learn about Peer Support Specialists at a Realistic Job Preview on April 15

March 20, 2019
Join us for a "Realistic Job Preview" session to learn about Peer Support Specialist positions within the CSB - what they do, how to qualify for the jobs, and how service providers can support individuals seeking careers in the field.

March is Developmental Disabilities Awareness Month: Support inclusion by joining the WIN on March 18

March 12, 2019
Celebrating March as Developmental Disabilities Awareness Month and recognizing the work of the Welcoming Inclusion Network - see how you can get involved with WIN.