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  

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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