Savannah hospital fully evacuated, individuals relocated to Augusta ahead of Hurricane Matthew

Savannah, Ga.--Department of Behavioral Health and Developmental Disabilities officials announced that Georgia Regional Hospital – Savannah (GRHS) has been fully evacuated following a directive from the Georgia Emergency Management Agency.

State negotiates an Extension of Settlement Agreement with Department of Justice

ATLANTA—The State of Georgia and the United States Department of Justice have agreed to an Extension of Settlement Agreement modifying the original terms of the 2010 Americans with Disabilities Act Settlement.

Join DBHDD for Children’s Mental Health Awareness Day at the Georgia State Capitol

Atlanta - On May 5, join the Georgia Department of Behavioral Health and Developmental Disabilities, Georgia Parent Support Network, Inc. and over 200 professionals, youth, and families as we bring the community together to raise awareness about children's mental health. Special guest Rep.

Miss Georgia, others help Georgia’s youth kick off 2015 Red Ribbon Week

Mableton, Ga.

CenturyLink Nationwide Phone Outage Affected Georgia Crisis and Access Line

On Thursday, September 3, 2015, the Georgia Department of Behavioral Health and Developmental Disabilities (DBHDD) was alerted that callers were unable to connect to the Georgia Crisis and Access Line during the following times: 6:06 p.m. to 7:27 p.m. and approximately 11:30 p.m.

Statement on the Tragic Shooting in Lafayette, Louisiana

The Georgia Department of Behavioral Health and Developmental Disabilities would like to express our deepest sympathies to the victims of the tragic theater shooting incident in Lafayette, Louisiana and their families.

Beacon Health Options begins serving Georgia

BOSTON – July 1, 2015 – Beacon Health Options (Beacon) announced today that it began serving individuals who qualify for Georgia’s Medicaid and state-funded behavioral health benefits.

State partners with Emory University to improve community-based care for adults with autism spectrum disorder

ATLANTA—The Georgia Department of Behavioral Health and Developmental Disabilities (DBHDD) and the Emory Autism Center (EAC) have signed an agreement to improve Georgia’s community-based infrastructure for adults with autism spectrum disorder (ASD).

State honors schools and community-based organizations at Red Ribbon Week Awards Ceremony

ATLANTA—The Georgia Department of Behavioral Health and Developmental Disabilities (DBHDD) hosted an awards ceremony for winners of the 2014 Red Ribbon Week competition on March 30, 2015 at the Fernbank Museum of Natural History.

DBHDD to host Red Ribbon Week Awards Celebration

March 26, 2015  

MEDIA ADVISORY
FOR PLANNING PURPOSES  

FOR MORE INFORMATION:
Angelyn Dionysatos, Press Secretary
angelyn.dionysatos@dbhdd.ga.gov
(404) 463-8035