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 educationa

DBHDD celebrates DD Day at the Capitol

ATLANTA - More than 1200 supporters gathered at the Capitol steps to celebrate the 15th Annual Disability Day at the Capitol.

DBHDD rallies around Mental Health Day at the Capitol

ATLANTA - Recovery and respect were reoccurring themes celebrated on Tuesday during the Mental Health Day at the Capitol rally.

DBHDD Synar Program deters tobacco sales to minors

ATLANTA (GA) – Georgia continues to meet its goal of curtailing sales of tobacco to underage youth (those under 18) according to the FY2012 Annual Synar Report.

GA agencies to participate in national program focused on behavioral health integration

ATLANTA – Georgia is one of six states to be awarded participation in a Learning Community grant that will develop strategies to improve integration of primary care and behavioral health care for people with disabilities.

DBHDD Commissioner releases statement of support for state and national efforts on mental health care

"The Department of Behavioral Health and Developmental Disabilities (DBHDD) is committed to improving the quality of life for all individuals we serve.

DBHDD celebrates Recovery Day at the Capitol

ATLANTA - Frank Berry, Commissioner for the Department of Behavioral Health and Developmental Disabilities (DBHDD) joined Governor Nathan Deal, state representatives, and a host of advocates and community representatives at the capitol to celebrate more than 500 people in recovery.

Commissioner Berry releases statement on behalf of Georgia Behavioral Health Coordinating Council regarding Newtown mass shooting

Friday’s tragic events at Sandy Hook Elementary School have left this nation heartbroken, and we continue to grieve for each life that was lost.