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CBH Ends Autism Acceptance Month With State Approval For CAPS Program

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: Glynnis Richard Phone: 215-413-7127 Email: April 28, 2021, PHILADELPHIA — Pennsylvania’s Office of Mental Health and Substance Abuse Services (OMHSAS) has approved the Community Autism Peer Specialist (CAPS)...

DBHIDS COVID-19 Vaccination Update

On January 12, 2021, DBHIDS Commissioner Dr. Jill Bowen released an update regarding COVID-19 vaccinations. Per the update, in order to maintain the most accurate and up-to-date information every step of the way, DBHIDS is aligning all actions concerning vaccinations...

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....

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