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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CSB welcomes submissions for Project In-Sight art and poetry exhibit

CSB
September 17, 2019
All are invited to join the Project In-Sight Open House at the Northwest Center office on Wednesday, October 16, 2019, from 3 to 5 p.m.

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

Mini-grants
September 3, 2019
The CSB is offering mini-grants for youth-led projects to reduce stigma among their peers; requests due Sept. 27, 2019.

Wellness & Recovery Action Plan workshops begin Sept. 17; register now

Wellness
August 28, 2019
Take control of your own wellness by creating a toolbox of coping strategies, resources and learn how to design your own emotional health recovery plan at a Wellness Recovery Action Plan workshop series.

County expands online youth suicide prevention training

County
August 21, 2019
The Fairfax-Falls Church Community Services Board (CSB) expanded the County’s online youth suicide prevention training modules this school year with two new online options focused on trauma-informed care practices for students ages pre-K through grade 12 and a suite of healthcare options (for nurses, clinic staff, and others in the healthcare field).

CSB Steps Up to offer all clients primary health care screenings

CSB
August 14, 2019
CSB steps up to offer all clients primary health care screenings to increase overall client wellness, prevent health-related crises and reduce trips to hospitals and emergency rooms.

Popularity growing for CSB Thursday night teen & parent support groups

Popularity
August 13, 2019
Know a young person in the midst of a struggle? Have him or her attend an open weekly “drop in” group called “Heads Up” where teens can develop strategies and tools to manage stress and weather life’s tough moments.

Funding opportunities for youth-led mental health projects coming September 3

Funding
August 6, 2019
Opportunity to apply for mini-grants of up to $1,000 each for youth-led, youth-planning mental health stigma reduction and suicide prevention activities.

Pick up a free locking device for medications and firearms

Pick
July 30, 2019
Store your medications and firearms safely - find out how to pick up a free medication lock box, locking pill bottle, or trigger and cable lock from one of six CSB offices.

Step up your involvement with disability services in our community

Step
July 30, 2019
Help our community by volunteering to serve on the Waiver Slot Assignment Committee, which determines which individuals are eligible for available IDD waiver slots.

Self-care summertime tips

Self-care
July 26, 2019
Get ten tips for taking care of yourself this summer.

Help the Fairfax Prevention Coalition design a logo

Help
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
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

Regional
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

CSB
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

Food,
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

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

CSB counselors lend a hand in Virginia Beach

CSB
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!

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

CSB clients pedal toward recovery with new Phoenix Bikes partnership

CSB
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

Firearm/medication
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

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

CSB puts inclusivity into action

CSB
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

New
May 29, 2019
CSB celebrates 50 years of service!

Take time to talk to teens about emotional health

Take
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

Fairfax
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.