Press Releases

Statement on Department of Justice court motion

January 29, 2010

ATLANTA - Georgia Department of Behavioral Health and Developmental Disabilities Commissioner Frank Shelp released the following statement today regarding a motion filed by the Department of Justice on Thursday, January 28, 2010, concerning the state’s

State Consolidating Hospital-Based Mental Health Services

January 20, 2010

ATLANTA - Adult mental health services at Central State Hospital in Milledgeville, Georgia, are being permanently moved to other hospitals within the state’s behavioral health system, the state agency in charge of the hospital announced today.