September is Recovery Month, New Technologies for Whole Body Health and Wellness

New Technologies for Whole Body Health and Wellness (Aired: September 2, 2015) This episode looks at the use of new technologies that help people track their physical, mental, and emotional health. Innovations in health information technology and telemedicine have expanded the delivery of treatment and recovery services. New online tools for treatment and recovery such…

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September is Recovery Month, Healing and Empowerment: Families on the Road to Recovery

Healing and Empowerment: Families on the Road to Recovery (Aired: May 6, 2015) Engaging families in recovery can improve communication, reduce stress, and increase success. Family members are often critical providers of support, love, and care throughout the recovery journey. But they need their own resources and networks. They need to share experiences and get…

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September is Recovery Month – Preventing & Addressing Homeless

Preventing and Addressing Homelessness Among People With Mental and/or Substance Use Disorders (Aired: August 5, 2015) People experiencing homelessness can have great difficulty overcoming or managing mental and/or substance use disorders. Of the approximately 610,000 people experiencing homelessness on a single night in January 2013, 1 in 5 had a serious mental illness. Slightly more…

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September is National Recovery Month

National Recovery Month (Recovery Month) is a national observance held every September to educate Americans that substance use treatment and mental health services can enable those with a mental and/or substance use disorder to live a healthy and rewarding life. Recovery Month celebrates the gains made by those in recovery, just as we celebrate health…

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Cobb/Douglas CSB Annouces Interim Executive Director

NEWS FROM Cobb County Community Services Board Douglas County Community Services Board 3830 S. Cobb Drive, Suite 300 Smyrna, GA 30080   FOR RELEASE: June 15, 2015  CONTACT  Tod Citron – 770-429-5000, Allan & Cathy Lipsett – 770-426-9347   Interim Director Named Executive Director Tod Citron Taking New Post in Virginia The Cobb County Community…

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Douglas County Proclaims National Childrens Mental Health Awareness Month

PRESS RELEASE For Immediate Release:  Tuesday, May 19, 2015 DOUGLAS COUNTY PROCLAIMS MAY AS “CHILDREN’S MENTAL HEALTH AWARENESS MONTH”            Each year millions of people face the reality of living with a mental health condition.  Douglas County and the Cobb and Douglas Community Services Board are bringing awareness to mental illness in children by highlighting this…

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May is Hepatitis Awareness Month

CDC DVH – Division of Viral Hepatitis –  Hepatitis B and Hepatitis C can become chronic, life-long infections which can lead to liver cancer. Millions of Americans are living with chronic viral hepatitis, and many do not know they are infected. CDC’s Division of Viral Hepatitis is leading a national campaign called Know More Hepatitis. …

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Plant a Sunflowers, Create Hope, May 2, 2015

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The mission of International Foundation for Research and Education on Depression (iFred) is to shine a positive light on depression and eliminate thestigma associated with the disease through prevention, research and education. Its goal is to ensure 100% of the 350 million people affected by depression seek and receive treatment. iFred is creating a shift…

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National Children’s Mental Health Awareness Week

Join us as we celebrate National Children’s Mental Health Awareness Week Governor Deal issued a proclamation declaring May 3-9, 2015 as Children’s Mental Health Awareness Week in Georgia. In support of children’s mental health, DBHDD and our partners at the Georgia Parent Support Network, Mental Health America of Georgia, Voices for Georgia’s Children, and the…

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