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JANUARY | Print |

FULTON COUNTY HOSTS OPEN HOUSE TO ANNOUNCE EXPANSION OF BEHAVIORAL HEALTH SERVICES FOR YOUNG PEOPLE    

 CHRIS 180 Tree Grant Open House1

ABOVE  (L - R): Fulton County Commissioner Bob Ellis, County Manager Dick Anderson, Rev. David Smith, Kathy Colbenson, Anna Roach, & LaTrina Foster  

The Fulton County Department of Behavioral Health & Developmental Disabilities held an Open House on January 15, 2019 to reveal the expansion of Behavioral Health Services for youth and young adults by contract providers Chis 180 and Summit Counseling.   The Open House was held at the North Fulton Service Center located at 7741 Roswell Road in Atlanta.  More details are available here.

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 KENNESAW STATE UNIVERSITY NURSING STUDENTS MEET WITH FULTON COUNTY OPIOID COORDINATOR ABOUT ADDICTION & PREVENTION

Kennesaw State Nursing Students

ABOVE L - R: Aimee Dickson, Lynnette Allen, & Rachel Poma    

On Friday, January 25th, Kennesaw State University nursing students Aimee Dickson & Rachel Poma met with Lynnette Allen, Fulton County Opioid Coordinator, about the impact of opioids on the citizens and effective prevention methods.   Both women are seniors at the University, and had to identify a community public health problem and develop effective ways to combat the problem, as part of a mandatory project to qualify for graduation.   They chose to focus on opioids because of the epidemic and soaring deaths from overdoses that has impacted the Atlanta metropolitan area.

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