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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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

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

September is Older Virginians Mental Health Month

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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

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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

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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.

Springfield behavioral health services transitioning to other sites

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Services at CSB's Springfield Center are moving to other CSB locations.

Welcoming Inclusion Network (WIN): Growing opportunities for people with developmental disabilities

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WIN is growing opportunities for people with developmental disabilities

Community Services (State) Performance Contract - Notice of Public Review and Comment

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The Community Services Performance Contract delineates the responsibilities of the State Department of Behavioral Health and Developmental Services and the Fairfax-Falls Church Community Services Board. It specifies the conditions to be met for the CSB to receive State-controlled funds, identifies the groups…

CSB promotes agency veteran Lyn Tomlinson to Deputy Director of Clinical Operations

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Longtime CSB employee Lyn Tomlinson promoted to Deputy Director of Clinical Operations.

Survey for young adults: help target drug prevention efforts

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In an effort to better target opioid and other drug prevention efforts, the CSB) is seeking opinions of young adults between the ages of 18-25. The survey is anonymous and voluntary, and asks questions about use of alcohol, prescription drugs, and heroin.

CSB expands medication assisted treatment to meet demands of opioid epidemic

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CSB is now offering Medication Assisted Treatment which involves the use of FDA-approved medications in combination with counseling and behavioral therapies to provide a "whole patient" approach to the treatment of substance use disorders.

Merrifield Center Installs New Customer-Friendly Feature: Client Service Kiosk

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New customer-friendly client service kiosks at the CSB's Merrifield Center allow for easy sign-ins.

CSB launches campaign targeting underage alcohol use

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Learn how to talk to your kids to prevent underage drinking.

Opioid Reversal Training Now Offered in Reston

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CSB offers Revive opioid overdose reversal training throughout the county, including a new class in Reston, and weekend classes in Chantilly.

More People Seeking Help from Crisis Hotline

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Increasing numbers of people are seeking mental health support from CSB partner PRS CrisisLink through their crisis hotline and textline.

Nurses on front lines in opioid epidemic

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CSB nurses provide medication assisted treatment and associated case management for individuals who have opioid dependence.

New CSB Video: Making a Difference in Our Community

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Learn about some of the CSB’s programs, meet staff and consider a career with us.

Woman in recovery lands “dream” career, shares gratitude for CSB programs

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CSB Centers Host New Wellness & Recovery Courses

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Three new sets of Wellness Recovery Action Plan (WRAP) workshops coming up around Fairfax County.

National Alcohol Screening Day is Thursday, April 5

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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

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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

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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

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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.