2017 News Releases

Department of Behavioral & Community Health

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April 26, 2017        Print version

DBCH to Hold Staff Development Training on May 2nd

Poughkeepsie, NY … The Dutchess County Department of Behavioral & Community Health announced today it will have its department-wide staff development training on Tuesday, May 2nd in the afternoon.  While offices will remain open to handle any emergencies which may need immediate attention, individuals may wish to reschedule their appointments for the morning hours or to another date. 


The County’s Stabilization Center, a 24-hour walk-in service to serve individuals with mental or substance use issues, will remain in full operation at its location at 230 North Road, Poughkeepsie.  In addition, the County’s 24/7/365 phone/text HELPLINE will be available for anyone in need of crisis counseling, support, information, or referrals.  Both the Stabilization Center and HELPLINE may be reached at (845) 485-9700.


Affected locations include:

  • Poughkeepsie – 85 Civic Center Plaza - Suites 105 & 106
  • Beacon - 223 Main Street
  • Millbrook - EDGC - Oak Summit Road, Millbrook






A. K. Vaidian, MD, MPH,Commissioner of Behavioral & Community Health A. K. Vaidian, MD, MPH
Commissioner of Behavioral & Community Health
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