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For access to services and immediate crisis help, call the Georgia Crisis & Access Line (GCAL) at 1-800-715-4225, available 24/7.
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.
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.
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.
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).
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.
March 26, 2015
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FOR MORE INFORMATION:Angelyn Dionysatos, Press Secretary[email protected](404) 463-8035
Concerned individuals urged to call 844-888-5998
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.
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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.