Fairfax-Falls Church Community Services Board

Fairfax County, Virginia

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8221 Willow Oaks Corporate Drive
Fairfax, Virginia 22031

Daryl Washington,
Acting 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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Read our latest news below, or check out our 2018 and 2017 archives for more articles.

National Alcohol Screening Day is Thursday, April 5

National


Is your substance use becoming a concern to you or your loved ones? Take an online screening and find out if you should seek help.

Get Involved in Battling the Opioid Crisis: Here’s How

Get


This month, attend free community involvement opportunities that will allow you to learn more about the opioid crisis, why it is a danger, and preventative measures people can take.

Healing gardens need your help Saturday, April 14

Healing


Volunteers are needed April 14 from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. to help the Crisis Care Program get their healing and vegetable gardens ready for spring.

Parents helping parents: Healthy Minds Fairfax offers new youth initiative

Parents


Healthy Minds Fairfax's new Parent Support Partners program provides support, understanding, and connections on how to find and access mental health services to help children, youth and young adults.

CSB Awards Mini-Grants to Ten Youth-Led Projects to Fight the Stigma of Mental Illness

CSB


The CSB has awarded mini-grants to ten youth-led projects to reduce stigma among their peers.

Operation Medicine Cabinet Cleanout: Saturday, April 28

Operation


Safely dispose of unused or expired medication at any Fairfax County Police district station from 10 to 2 p.m. on Saturday, April 28, 2018.

Operation Medicine Cabinet Cleanout: Saturday, April 28

Operation


Safely dispose of unused or expired medication at any Fairfax County Police district station from 10 to 2 p.m. on Saturday, April 28, 2018.

Mental Health Matters: CSB launches new online early psychosis screening tool

Mental


Psychosis affects 3 percent of people in the U.S.; learn about early psychosis intervention services, and a new online screening.

Community Conversation on Youth Anxiety Imparts Information & Inspiration

Community


Educators, parents, social workers, therapists and county leaders came together to initiate an important conversation about youth anxiety across our community.

CSB Launches Welcoming Inclusion Network (WIN) with Engaged and Eager Crowd

CSB


Parents, service providers, advocates and CSB developmental disabilities services staff join together to launch an exciting new collaborative: the Welcoming Inclusion Network (WIN).

Teens increasingly anxious; more families seeking help after Parkland tragedy

Teens


More than three dozen teens and families reached out for support in the past week from Fairfax-Falls Church Community Services Board (CSB) mental health clinicians. So far in 2018, CSB staff have conducted 312 mental health assessments for young people seeking services. After hearing about…

National Eating Disorders Awareness Week, Feb. 26-March 4, 2018

National


Eating disorders are serious conditions related to persistent eating behaviors that negatively impact ones health, emotions and ability to function in important areas of life. They have the highest mortality rate of any mental illness. Eating disorders are not a choice; they are caused by a combination of biological, genetic environmental and psychological factors and may co-occur…

Community Conversation: Strengthening Youth Resilience

Community


The CSB and the NEXUS committee are hosting a “community conversation” about youth resilience on March 5, 2018.

Mini-grants available for youth-led anti-stigma initiatives

Mini-grants


The CSB is offering mini-grants for youth-led projects to reduce stigma among their peers; requests due Feb. 27, 2018.

CSB Now Offers REVIVE Training to Inmates

CSB


Through a partnership with the Sheriff's Office, CSB is now offering inmates training on how to administer naloxone to reverse opioid overdose.

Help Launch a New Community Collaborative: Welcoming Inclusion Network (WIN)

Help


Are you interested in developmental disability services? Do you want to connect with others who want to work toward creating a more integrated community? You are invited to join the inaugural meeting of the CSB's new “Welcoming Inclusion Network” (WIN) on Feb. 26, 2018.

CSB Hosts Teen Youth Council Meeting

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Thursday, January 25, 2018

National Drug and Alcohol Facts Week January 22-28

Are you or your teens concerned about underage use of drugs and alcohol? Do you want to learn more about the…

Free Life-Saving Naloxone at CSB’s Upcoming REVIVE Trainings

Free


CSB will dispense free Naloxone at two upcoming Revive opioid overdose reversal training sessions.

Crisis Stabilization Services for Northern Virginians of all ages with developmental disabilities

Crisis


If someone you care about who has a developmental disability is experiencing a crisis due to behavioral or psychiatric needs, call REACH at 855-897-8278.

Crisis stabilization and related services, collectively known as “REACH”…

Spirit of Excellence Awards Team Seeks Nominations

Spirit


“Excellence is never an accident. It is the result of high intention, sincere effort, and intelligent execution; it represents the wise choice of many alternatives – choice, not chance, determines your destiny.”– Aristotle

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Pregnant? Concerned about alcohol, heroin or other opioid use? Help is here.

Pregnant?


Nationally, opioid use disorder is increasing at alarming rates for both men and women, but the prevalence of prescription opioid and heroin use among women is staggering. According to the Centers for Disease…

CSB’s Mobile Crisis Unit expands services to include Sundays beginning January 1, 2018

CSB’s


Beginning January 1, 2018, the Fairfax-Falls Church Community Services Board (CSB) will expand service hours for their “Mobile Crisis Unit,” or “MCU,” to include Sunday hours. This expansion means that…

Take care of your mental wellness this holiday season and in the year ahead!

Take


The holidays can be a joyous, festive time, but for some they can bring stress and loneliness. The Fairfax-Falls Church Community Services Board (CSB) has created new wallet-sized information cards designed for quick, easy access to CSB resources and phone numbers.

1. Get help for…

Mental health services for youth expanded in 2017

Mental


The Fairfax-Falls Church Community Services Board (CSB) began offering same-day, in-person screening for adults with mental health/and or substance use concerns in July 2015 and extended same-day access service to youth in late 2016. More than 500 youth and families have been served this…