Press Releases

DBHDD seeks volunteers for Human Rights Council

August 26, 2010

ATLANTA (GA) - The Department of Behavioral Health and Developmental Disabilities (DBHDD) invites Georgians to participate in a Human Rights Council (HRC), an advisory review body tasked with determining rights violations.

DBHDD launches website for agency news

June 15, 2010

ATLANTA - The state agency that oversees services for people with mental illness, developmental disabilities, and addictive diseases is launching a new website to deliver news about the agency directly to the public.

DBHDD to open provider enrollment nationally July 1

June 10, 2010

ATLANTA (GA) - For the first time in Georgia’s history, the Department of Behavioral Health and Developmental Disabilities (DBHDD) will open enrollment to potential providers of developmental disability services nation-wide.

DBHDD launches campaign warning retailers to check ID

June 2, 2010

ATLANTA - In an effort to stop the sell of tobacco products to underage youth, the Department of Behavioral Health and Developmental Disabilities (DBHDD) has partnered with Synar to launch an aggressive new campaign that reminds retailers it’s against

New Central State Hospital administrator named

May 25, 2010

MILLEDGEVILLE - Larry Latham, Ph.D., has been appointed to lead Central State Hospital (CSH) in Milledgeville beginning June 2nd, the Department of Behavioral Health and Developmental Disabilities (DBHDD) announced today. Dr.

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