Substance abuse treatment facility planned for Jasper

(L-R) Highland Rivers Health CEO Jason Bearden, DBHDD Commissioner Frank Berry, Rep. Katie Dempsey, and Rep. Rick Jasperse

Valdosta leaders honored for support of individuals with disabilities

Valdosta - On February 11, Easter Seals Southern Georgia, a key partner of the Georgia Department of Behavioral Health and Developmental Disabilities (DBHDD), presented awards to city off

DBHDD's Division of Addictive Diseases Targets Underage Drinking with “Alcohol Prevention Project”

Atlanta – Since July, the Georgia Department of Behavioral Health and Developmental Disabilities (DBHDD) has sponsored public service announcements in movie theatres statewide as part of an initiative led by the department’s Division of Addictive Diseases to reduce underage drinking and alcohol-rela

Commissioner Frank Berry: Just a normal guy

ATLANTA -- Every person has a purpose, a task to complete and a mark to leave, and Commissioner Frank Berry found his by working in the Department of Behavioral Health and Developmental Disabilities.

DBHDD Commissioner Berry announces construction of new Behavioral Health Crisis Center in Thomas County

Thomasville – Georgia Department of Behavioral Health and Developmental Disabilities (DBHDD) Commissioner Frank Berry announced the construction of a new Behavioral Health Crisis Center (BHCC) in Thomas County.

DBHDD Commissioner Berry announces expanded infrastructure and mental health services at Albany Area Community Service Board

Albany – Georgia Department of Behavioral Health and Developmental Disabilities (DBHDD) Commissioner Frank Berry today joined area state legislators, local officials and community leaders at the Dougherty County Mental Health Outpatient Center to announce expanded infrastructure and mental health

DBHDD Commissioner Berry announces construction of new Behavioral Health Crisis Center in Lowndes County

Valdosta – Georgia Department of Behavioral Health and Developmental Disabilities (DBHDD) Commissioner Frank Berry today joined area state legislators, local officials and community leaders at Behavioral Health Services of South Georgia to announce the construction of a new Behavioral Health Cris

Community-based system of care becomes reality in southwest Georgia

Thomasville – Consistent with the mission and goals of the Department of Behavioral Health and Developmental Disabilities (DBHDD) to serve individuals as close to home as possible in the least restrictive setting, the department will no longer provide services at Southwestern State Hospital (SWSH

DBHDD Commissioner Berry, members of the Georgia Legislature and Georgia youth launch Generation Rx Project

Atlanta – Georgia Department of Behavioral Health and Developmental Disabilities (DBHDD) Commissioner Frank Berry joined members of the Georgia Legislature and youth from Catoosa and Gwinnett Counties today at the Georgia Capitol to launch the Generation Rx (GEN Rx) Project.

DBHDD Commissioner Frank Berry Joins Georgia First Lady Sandra Deal to Spotlight National Child Abuse Prevention Month

Atlanta – Georgia Department of Behavioral Health and Developmental Disabilities (DBHDD) Commissioner Frank Berry joined Georgia First Lady Sandra Deal today at View Point Health in Metro Atlanta to raise awareness about National Child Abuse Prevention Month and tour the facility’s Adolescent Cri