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 honors social workers during National Social Work Month

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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

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

CSB hosts new evidence-based parent education program in May; apply now

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Learn to become a facilitator for the ACT Raising Safe Kids training.

Wellness & Recovery Action Plan workshop series begin March 6; register now

Wellness
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.

CSB awards seven anti-stigma mini-grants for youth-led projects

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The Fairfax-Falls Church Community Services Board (CSB) has awarded mini-grants for seven projects, all planned and led by young people, which aim to reduce the stigma associated with mental health issues among their peers

Disordered eating habits are real. Reach out for help.

Disordered
An estimated 30 million people in the U.S. have an eating disorder in any given year. Find out more and learn about our free, confidential online screenings for eating disorders.

Coats for Kids - CSB coat drive through Feb. 28

Coats
Share the warmth - contribute to the CSB Youth and Family coat drive!

Fairfax-Falls Church Community Services Board provides avenues to treat opioid dependencies

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Office-Based Opioid Treatment is a new treatment option available at the CSB for people seeking help with opioid addiction.

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

Substance
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.