Commissioner Berry releases statement on behalf of Georgia Behavioral Health Coordinating Council regarding Newtown mass shooting

Friday’s tragic events at Sandy Hook Elementary School have left this nation heartbroken, and we continue to grieve for each life that was lost.

DBHDD wraps weeklong Red Ribbon activities

ATLANTA - Today, Georgia’s annual Red Ribbon Campaign concluded its weeklong statewide Red Ribbon activities, which kicked off at Centennial Park’s Southern Co. Amphitheater on Thursday, October 18.

Commissioner's Statement on the release of second Independent Reviewer's Report

ATLANTA – Frank W. Berry, Commissioner of the Georgia Department of Behavioral Health and Developmental Disabilities, made a statement regarding the filing of the second yearly report from the independent reviewer in the State’s settlement agreement with U.S.

DBHDD Commissioner announces key staff appointments

ATLANTA- Today, Commissioner Frank Berry introduced key members of his staff who will continue to support the next phase of growth for the Department of Behavioral Health and Developmental Disabilities (DBHDD).

New Commissioner joins DBHDD

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 providers. Frank W.

David Blanchard named DBHDD Deputy Assistant Commissioner

ATLANTA -- David Blanchard, a longtime advocate, service provider, and current Executive Director of All About Developmental Disabilities in Atlanta, will be joining the Department of Behavioral Health and Developmental Disabilities (DBHDD) as its new Deputy Assistant Commissioner.

Frank Berry named next Commissioner of DBHDD

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 to host special called Board meeting Friday, June 29

ATLANTA – The Department of Behavioral Health and Developmental Disabilities (DBHDD) will hold a special called board meeting on Friday, June 29, 2012 at 10:00 a.m.  The meeting will be held at 2 Peachtree Street, NW, Atlanta, Georgia in suite 24

DBHDD launches "Check It" Campaign to reduce youth access to tobacco products

DBHDD Commissioner resigns

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.   The Governor's office will conduct a search to identify his replacement.