Region 5 Field Office

For emergency mental health, developmental disability or addictive disease services, call:

Georgia Crisis & Access Line: 1-800-715-4225

For non-emergency developmental disability services, call:

Intake & Evaluation Team 
Phone: 912-303-1649
Fax: 912-351-6309

Jose Lopez, Behavioral Health Regional Services Administrator
Michelle Brubaker, Developmental Disabilities Regional Services Administrator

1915 Eisenhower Drive, Building 7
Savannah, GA  31406
Phone: (912) 303-1670
Fax: (912) 303-1681

Guide to Community-Based Services in Region 5 (Updated May 2014)

Locate a Behavioral Health (BH) or Intellectual Developmental Disabilities (IDD) service provider

The Region 5 Field Office plans and oversees a network of public mental health, developmental disabilities, addictive disease and prevention services for 34 counties.

Counties in this region include Appling, Atkinson, Bacon, Bleckley, Brantley, Bryan, Bulloch, Camden, Candler, Charlton, Chatham, Clinch, Coffee, Dodge, Effingham, Evans, Glynn, Jeff Davis, Johnson, Laurens, Liberty, Long, McIntosh, Montgomery, Pierce, Pulaski, Tattnall, Telfair, Toombs, Treutlen, Ware, Wayne, Wheeler and Wilcox.

To receive information about available services and providers, become a provider, provide feedback about services, or make a complaint, contact the regional field office or visit the Georgia Collaborative ASO website.

Advisory Council

Region 5 Priorities 2017 - 18

DBHDD Regional Advisory Councils are created and authorized pursuiant to O.C.G.A. Section 37-1-20.

The Region 5 Advisory Council represents 34 counties in the region. Members are appointed by their county commissioners; they are business and civic leaders with a strong interest in mental health, developmental disabilities and addictive diseases as well as consumers or family members of consumers.

The role of the Advisory Council is to promote public awareness of mental health, developmental disabilities, and addictive diseases disorders, and to help the public better understand consumers and their needs and services. Council members stay informed about local needs and issues, and serve as advocates with public officials. The main objective of the council is to assist the department in fulfilling its vision of "easy access to high-quality care that leads to a life of recovery and independence for the people we serve."

Meeting Schedule

Date Agenda Summary Meeting

Monday, July 24, 2017




Monday, September 25, 2017




Monday, November 27, 2017




Monday, January 22, 2018




Monday, March 26, 2018




Monday, May 21, 2018




Unless otherwise noted, all meetings are held  from 1:30 to 3:30 Sarah's in the City Restaurant
1686 Golden Isle West, Baxley, GA 31513