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  • County Offers 24-hour Support Services - Seeks Public Input May 5

    Posted by Eileen Scholes on 5/1/2019 12:00:00 PM

    The Dutchess County Department of Behavioral & Community Health invites residents to join a community conversation on the services offered in Dutchess County for CHIDREN & YOUTH WITH EMOTIONAL ISSUES AND/OR CHEMICAL DEPENDENCY, on MONDAY, MAY 6 from 5:30-7:30 pm at DBCH, 230 North Road, Poughkeepsie. 

     

    All comments will be heard. Your input makes a difference and can help shape service plans for 2020. Public comments may also be submitted online to be read during the Forum.

    Click here to learn about 24-hour support services for people in crisis.

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  • Red Cross, WCSD & Others Host "Sound the Alarm Save a Life" Event March 30

    Posted by Eileen Scholes on 3/11/2019 9:00:00 AM

    On Saturday, March 30, from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. a "Sound the Alarm Save a Life" event will be held in Wappingers Falls. During this one-day event, the American Red Cross is joining forces with the Wappingers Central School District, Village of Wappingers Falls, Rebuilding Together of Dutchess County, and community organizations in an effort to prepare local households with lifesaving fire safety education and to install FREE smoke alarms.

    Volunteers are needed.  

    For more information, click here.

     

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  • FREE Mental Health First Aid Training - March 7

    Posted by Eileen Scholes on 2/25/2019 12:00:00 PM

    The Dutchess County Department of Behavioral & Community Health is sponsoring a free training on how to help someone experiencing a mental health or substance problem.  It will be held from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. on Thursday, March 7.  Click here to download the flyer.

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  • The 10th Annual Building Bridges Conference

    Posted by Eileen Scholes on 11/19/2018 2:00:00 PM

    The 10th Annual Building Bridges Conference was held at Marist College in the fall of 2018. More than two dozen agencies and 13 school districts attended to share information. Changes to laws applying to juveniles, the impact of adverse childhood experiences, and an expert panel discussion on resilience were included.

    The Dutchess County Department of Behavioral & Community Health have provided an agency guide and a training listing which may be of assistance to those who work with children.

    Click here to read the agency profile guide.

    Click here to view trainings available.

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  • The 9 Deadly Myths of Driver Training

    Posted by Margaret Lyons on 4/17/2018 11:30:00 AM

    The 9 Deadly Myths of Driver Training for Parents, Students and Drivers of All Ages

    Join Certified Defensive Driving Instructor Bob Ragazzo (The Driving Dad) and NY Defensive Driving gurus Paul Odendahl and Christine Firehock for a Fast and Fun 3-Part Webinar Series that could save your life!

    Presented by: Wappingers Continuing Education
    Come Along As We BUST: THE 9 DEADLY MYTHS OF DRIVER TRAINING


    WHEN: 3 Tuesdays:  May 8/ May 15 /May 22
    WHERE: In the comfort of your home. Attend the webinars from any Computer, Tablet, or Phone with Internet Access – or just call in.
    TIME: 2 – LIVE 30-minute Sessions each week for your convenience: 7:00–7:30 PM - Encore Presentation: 8:00–8:30PM
                                                                                     
    To register, go to www.wappingers-9deadlydrivingmyths.eventbrite.com

    The Webinars are FREE! A contribution of any size to the Wappingers Continuing Education - Driver’s Ed program is greatly appreciated.

    Can't make the Live Webinars? No Problem. Replays will be provided to all who register.

    Capacity is limited to 100 per session and we fill up FAST – reserve your spot now!  

    For more information: call or email Jeff Behnke at jeffrey.behnke@wcsdny.org / 1-845-298-5000 x 40137 or 40130

    Click here to download the flyer.

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  • The (Nearly) Forgotten Drugs

    Posted by Amy Watkins on 12/15/2017
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