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The DeKalb County Community Mental Health Board is excited to host two AWESOME events!


1) Youth Mental Health First Aid – Friday, March 29, 2019 8:30 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.

We are pleased to announce the first Youth Mental Health First Aid Training on Friday, March 29, 2019. Read the Flyer

As a collaborative effort between Northwestern Medicine, the DeKalb County Community Mental Health Board and the DeKalb Region of Education Professional Development Team, the free training is open to all and is designed to introduce participants to unique risk factors and warning signs of mental health problems in adolescents.

Registration deadline is March 27. Advance registration is required by accessing the following link:
Also, educator PDCs are available at no cost.

We are looking forward to a successful training!


2) This Is My Brave DeKalb – Ticket Sales – Sunday, April 7, 2019 3:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m.

The Mental Health Board is extremely excited to be the premiere sponsor of this unique event. Twelve of our local friends will be sharing their stories of mental health and hope through personal narrative, poetry and music. This show is not to be missed. We need to pack the house to show our support for positive, healthy mental health! Get your tickets today:
Read the Flyer

Deanna L. Cada
Executive Director
DeKalb County Community Mental Health Board
2500 N. Annie Glidden Road, Suite B
DeKalb, IL 60115
Office: 815-899-4960
Fax: 815-899-6708

Mission: Through leadership and funding, the DeKalb County Community Mental Health Board supports access to high quality behavioral healthcare services for  DeKalb County residents.

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