DBHDD investigates data breach involving stolen laptop

Concerned individuals urged to call 844-888-5998

DBHDD announces new hospital administrator for Cook Building at Central State

ATLANTA—The Georgia Department of Behavioral Health and Developmental Disabilities is pleased to announce the appointment of Susan G. Trueblood to the position of hospital administrator at the Payton B. Cook Building on the campus of Central State Hospital in Milledgeville.

DBHDD Awards Contract for Administrative Services Organization

Gov. Deal appoints Carroll-Hawkins, Holton to Board of Behavioral Health and Developmental Disabilities

On Aug. 29, 2014, Gov. Nathan Deal appointed Kimberly Carroll-Hawkins of Marietta and Kenneth Holton of Valdosta to fill two open positions on the Board of Behavioral Health and Developmental Disabilities.

DBHDD holds college suicide prevention conference at Middle Georgia State College

Georgia continues to lead national efforts to implement statewide best practices in assessing, intervening and providing follow-up monitoring for persons struggling with suicidal thoughts and feelings.

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.