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

DBHDD recognizes Red Ribbon winners during awards ceremony

ATLANTA – Making real life drug free was a reoccurring theme during the Governor's Red Ribbon awards ceremony.

DBHDD to host Governor's Red Ribbon Awards Ceremony at Woodruff Arts Center, Thursday, March 28

ATLANTA – Georgia students, who have pledged to live a drug free life through the Governor’s Red Ribbon campaign, will be recognized during the annual awards ceremony on Thursday, March 28, 2013.

Johnny Grant joins DBHDD Board

(Left-Right) Commissioner Frank Berry, Johnny Grant, and Governor Nathan Deal

DBHDD Board selects chairman and vice chair

ATLANTA – The Department of Behavioral Health and Developmental Disabilities (DBHDD) announced today that Kimberly Ryan will serve as board chairman and David Glass as vice-chair.  

DBHDD/GRU partnership expands to provide educational opportunities statewide

ATLANTA - The existing partnership forged between the Department of Behavioral Health and Developmental Disabilities (DBHDD) and Georgia Regents University (GRU) reached a new level by leveraging technology to allow clinical staff at all six state-operated hospital facilities access to educational opportunities provided by the Medical College of Georgia at Georgia Regents University.