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New Commissioner joins DBHDD

August 13, 2012

ATLANTA – The new commissioner of the state Department of Behavioral Health and Developmental Disabilities (DBHDD) began his tenure today by thanking the agency’s employees and committing to working closely with consumers, their families, and service p

Frank Berry named next Commissioner of DBHDD

June 29, 2012

ATLANTA -- Frank W. Berry, III, has been named Commissioner of the Department of Behavioral Health and Developmental Disabilities by Georgia Governor Nathan Deal. Berry’s tenure will begin August 11, 2012.

DBHDD Commissioner resigns

June 22, 2012

ATLANTA - Today, Dr. Frank Shelp announced that effective August 10, he will resign from his position as Commissioner of the Georgia Department of Behavioral Health and Developmental Disabilities.

DBHDD Board to re-schedule June meeting

June 13, 2012

ATLANTA – The Board of Behavioral Health and Developmental Disabilities meeting scheduled for June 18 has been postponed at the request of the Governor’s office and Commissioner Frank E. Shelp.

DBHDD Board to host bi-monthly meeting

June 8, 2012

ATLANTA - The Board of Behavioral Health and Developmental Disabilities will hold its bi-monthly meeting on June 18, 2012 at 2 Peachtree Street, NW, Atlanta, Georgia in suite 24-260.  The board meeting will begin at 1 p.m.

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