Fairfax-Falls Church Community Services Board

Fairfax County, Virginia

CONTACT INFORMATION: Emergency - 703-573-5679 Detox - 703-502-7000 (24/7)

703-383-8500
TTY 711

8221 Willow Oaks Corporate Drive
Fairfax, Virginia 22031

Daryl Washington,
Executive Director

Community Services Board News

Effective at 5 p.m. on March 27, 2020, all Fairfax County buildings are closed to the public; CSB Emergency Services on the Merrifield Center's Lower Level remains open.

If possible, before coming to the Merrifield Center, please call ahead to Emergency Services to see if you are able to be seen via telehealth services – phone or video.

During this time, CSB has transitioned mainly to telehealth services via Zoom for Healthcare, by phone or video.

 

Contact for news media inquiries: Lisa Flowers, Communications Director, 571-474-5435 (cell) or 703-324-7006 (office).

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Assistance from a Distance - Help for Mental Health, Substance Abuse, and/or Developmental Disabilities During the COVID-19 Pandemic

Assistance
March 26, 2020
During the COVID-19 pandemic, with most Fairfax County offices closed to the public, CSB has adjusted its services to offer telehealth services by phone and video.

CSB adjusts some office hours due to Coronavirus - Effective March 23, 2020

CSB
March 20, 2020
CSB adjusts some office hours due to Coronavirus - Effective March 23, 2020

Survey for young adults: help target drug prevention efforts

Survey
February 10, 2020
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 opioids.

Coats for Kids - CSB coat drive through February 28

Coats
January 7, 2020
Share the warmth - contribute to the CSB Youth and Family coat drive!

Nominations sought for CSB Spirit of Excellence Awards

Nominations
December 1, 2019
CSB's 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.

New intensive outpatient program launches at CSB’s Chantilly office

New
November 13, 2019
A new intensive outpatient program for mental health and substance use disorder issues has launched at CSB's Chantilly office.

High school student wins Fairfax Prevention Coalition logo design contest

High
October 30, 2019
Fairfax Prevention Coalition announces winner of logo design contest.

Notice of public comment period on proposed fee changes

Notice
October 23, 2019
The CSB Board is proposing changes to its fee schedule, ability to pay scale, and fee regulation.

CSB FY 2019 Annual Report now available

CSB
October 22, 2019
The Fairfax-Falls Church Community Services Board's FY 2019 Annual Report is now available.

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

CSB
October 11, 2019
CSB awards mini-grants to nine community anti-stigma projects led by youth to raise awareness of mental health issues and how to get help and support others.

CSB offers screenings to promote National Depression Screening Day

CSB
October 9, 2019
National Depression Screening Day is Thursday, October 10 - take a free, confidential online screening to see if you or someone you care about should seek help for depression.

Together on the Pathway to Wellness Conference - Scholarships available!

Together
October 4, 2019
Join us for the annual Together on the Pathway to Wellness Conference, "Becoming Your Best Self: Putting the Pieces Together," a day-long event on Friday, October 18, 2019, from 8:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. at the Fairfax County Government Center.

Operation Medicine Cabinet Cleanout: Saturday, October 26, 2019

Operation
September 20, 2019
Safely dispose of unused or expired medication at any Fairfax County Police district station from 10 to 2 p.m. on Saturday, October 26, 2019.

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.
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