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CBH Names Dr. Faith Dyson-Washington As New CEO

PHILADELPHIA – Community Behavioral Health (CBH), a division of the City’s Department of Behavioral Health and Intellectual disAbility Services (DBHIDS), has selected Dr. Faith Dyson-Washington to serve as chief executive officer. Washington will strive to expand...

Mayor Announces Resignation Of DBHIDS Commissioner David T. Jones

PHILADELPHIA – Mayor Kenney today accepted the resignation of David T. Jones, Commissioner of the Department of Behavioral Health and Intellectual disAbility Services (DBHIDS). The Mayor has named DBHIDS Deputy Commissioner Jill Bowen as Acting Commissioner while a...

Philadelphia DBHIDS HIPAA Breach Update

View official DBHIDS update here. The Department of Behavioral Health and Intellectual disAbility Services (“DBHIDS”) is posting this notice to alert individuals that their personal health information may have been compromised as a result of a cybersecurity attack....

DBHIDS Heat Safety Policy, Resources, And Training

As the warm weather returns, DBHIDS has released an updated Heat Safety Policy (.docx) and a collection of flyers, resources, and checklists. The policy contains safety requirements for the following DBHIDS-funded programs: residential programs (including congregate...

HIPAA Breach Discovered At The Philadelphia DBHIDS

Updated August 14, 2020 View official DBHIDS update here. The Department of Behavioral Health and Intellectual disAbility Services (“DBHIDS”) is posting this notice to alert individuals that their personal health information may have been compromised as a result of a...

CBH Reflection And Action

Philadelphia — The impact of the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic has been felt by all around the world, but none have felt it more disproportionately than minority communities who must navigate disparities in access to basic needs including health care, education, housing,...

Message From DBHIDS Commissioner David T. Jones

Click here to view the official release. Text of the release can be viewed below: Philadelphians are impacted to the core of our being, like the rest of the world, by the compilation of traumatic events experienced over the past several months. From the ongoing...

CBH Provider Closure – Tree Of Life

Tree of Life, a Provider in the CBH Network offering outpatient mental health services, will be leaving the CBH network effective December 30, 2019. All CBH enrollees currently receiving services from Tree of Life will need to transition to a new provider...

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Please submit all media questions and interview requests to:

Rhashidah Perry-Jones
Senior Director, Communications & Government Affairs
rhashidah.perry-jones@phila.gov

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