Fairfax-Falls Church Community Services Board

Fairfax County, Virginia

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703-383-8500
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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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New hours for some CSB locations beginning February 4

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New hours for some CSB locations.

Coping with uncertainty during the government shutdown and every day

Coping
Get tips for dealing with uncertainty during difficult times.

Join us Feb. 4 for our "Heads Up" and "Talk It Out" Open House

Join
Attend this open house to learn about "Heads Up" and "Talk It Out," concurrent groups for teens between the ages of 14-17 who are working through emotional, mental health or substance use challenges, and their parents.

Substance abuse prevention collaborative expands services and treatment for teens

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New and expanded substance abuse prevention and intervention services for students

Food, mood and behavior - Free workshop - Jan. 31, 2019

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CSB's BeWell team is hostingthe first in a series of health and emotional wellness workshops on Thursday, January 31 from 5 to 7 p.m. at the Merrifield Center. This hands-on, free community workshop will focus on how…

CSB hosts Teen Youth Council meeting: Thursday, January 17

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Join the next Youth Council meeting on Jan. 17, 2019, and learn more about National Drug and Alcohol Facts Week.

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. 1, 2019.

Resolving to better your mental health in 2019

Resolving
Four resolutions from our Wellness, Health Promotion & Prevention team for better mental health in 2019.

Self-care this holiday season

Self-care
Find out how music can help with self-care this busy holiday season.

Spirit of Excellence Awards team seeks nominations, new award announced

Spirit
This year’s CSB Spirit of Excellence Award Team is now seeking nominations for all-stars (or teams of all-stars) whose outstanding performance, attitude, and actions promote, reinforce, or embody the CSB’s mission, vision and values.

Signs of opioid use and what to do in case of overdose now available in Spanish

Signs
CSB now has Spanish versions of a flier on the behavioral and physical signs of possible opioid use, as well as a flier on what to do if someone overdoses.

Community screening of "Intelligent Lives," December 10

Community
Join us for a screening of "Intelligent Lives," a documentary that serves as a catalyst to transform the label of intellectual disability from a life sentence of isolation into a life of possibility for the most systematically segregated people in America.

New video highlights mental health and substance use recovery through peer support

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Learn about recovery and the role of Certified Peer Recovery Specialists at the Fairfax-Falls Church Community Services Board.

Dimensions tobacco cessation program begins October 24

Dimensions
Dimensions tobacco cessation program 6-week session beginning October 24, 2018.

CSB FY 2018 Annual Report now available

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The Fairfax-Falls Church Community Services Board's FY 2018 Annual Report is now available.

Documentary screenings focus attention on opioid crisis

Documentary
Join us for a viewing and discussion of "Written Off," a unique first-person account of substance use disorder.

Notice of Public Comment on Proposed Fee Changes

Notice

At the Fairfax-Falls Church Community Services Board (CSB) Board meeting on September 26, 2018, the Board passed a motion to post proposed changes to its fee related documents for public comment.

The CSB Board’s Ad Hoc Fee Policy Committee met on July 25, August 22, and September 12, 2018. At the final meeting, the…

New grant funding expands CSB's early psychosis intervention program

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Turning Point, CSB's early psychosis intervention program, is expanding services to young people in our community.

CSB provides lifesaving training to help prevent suicide

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Learn how you can be part of preventing suicide in our community.

September is National Recovery Month: Five ways to get involved

September
Find out how you can join the Voices for Recovery with community events during National Recovery Month.

September is Older Virginians Mental Health Month

September
September is Older Virginians Mental Health Month - learn about warning signs of depression, as well as mental health and other services available in our community for older adults.

CSB’s KnowRX.org website launches on Overdose Awareness Day, August 31

CSB’s
In conjunction with International Overdose Awareness Day on August 31, CSB is launching a new website: "Know the Risk - Use with Caution (KnowRX.org)" and offers information on Revive overdose prevention trainings in our community.

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

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"You use a mirror to see your face; you use works of art to see your soul." - George Bernard Shaw

Project In-Sight combines both visual art and poetry to widen the door for self-expression in a non-juried exhibition. All works are welcome from both clients and staff of the CSB welcomes submissions for Project In-Sight art and poetry exhibit

September is Suicide Prevention Month; five ways to get involved

September
September is Suicide Prevention Month - get involved: Walk. Act. Volunteer. Learn. Join the fight.

New Higher Ed Mental Health First Aid module now offered for the college-bound

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Mental Health First Aid for Higher Education teaches students 18 and older, resident advisors, faculty, and administration who work with college students how to look for mental health and addiction issues, and how to respond.