FBHS Strengthening Families Program

Salaries top budget discussions

WINNSBORO – Fairfield County leaders warned that it would be a lean budget, and council members illustrated that during a series of votes Monday night. In all, council members considered 18 amendments to the proposed $46,757,741 budget, which also received second reading. The budget requires three readings to take effect. Salary and personnel requests highlighted […]

Fairfield Behavioral Health

Thank You!

WINNSBORO – Fairfield Behavioral Health Services (FBHS) recognized departing board members Rev. Quincy Pringle, Jannita Gaston and Randy Small during a board meeting Aug. 19. They also welcomed new board member Sean McNight.

Strengthening Families Program

Strengthening Families Program: Fairfield Behavioral Health Services

Woman tells gripping story of addiction and recovery

It was the fall of 2006. I was in junior high with high honor roll. A connected circle of friends. Happy. Friendly. Well liked. At least in public eye. I just had my son at sixteen. I did not see this as a happy time as my mother did not approve. She was angry I […]

Behavioral Health celebrates Recovery Month

WINNSBORO – Fairfield County Behavioral Health Services celebrated Recovery Month last week with a drop-in at its new facility on the bypass. Highlight of the program were the annual award presentations which included Volunteer Appreciation (Dr. Virginia Schafer); Support and Promotion of BHS Services (Rep. MaryGail Douglas, Dist. 41 and County Councilman Billy Smith); The […]

Register for Behavioral Health Services Drop-In

WINNSBORO – Even though ‘Recovery Month’ has just begun this week for Fairfield County’s Behavioral Health Services, it’s already time to sign up for the month-end Drop-In to be held Friday, Sept. 28, from 12 – 1:30 p.m. at the agency’s new building, 178 Hwy 321 Bypass N. in Winnsboro. “We hope everyone will participate […]

Not Your Average Classroom

If you were to walk into a class taught by Prevention Specialists Veronica Edmonds or Courtney Kilgore from Fairfield Behavioral Health Services, you might be surprised by what you saw: games, songs, prizes – it was not your average classroom experience. During the 2011-2012 school year, 679 students grades 4-9 participated in the Keepin’ It […]