Region 6 Field Office

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

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

Ann Riley, Behavioral Health Regional Services Administrator
Valona Baldwin, Developmental Disabilities Regional Services Administrator

3000 Schatulga Road
Building 4
Columbus, Georgia 31907-2435
Phone: (706) 565-7835

Guide to Community-Based Services in Region 6 (Updated April 2018)

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

The Region 6 Field Office plans and oversees a network of public mental health, developmental disabilities, addictive disease and prevention services for 31 counties.

Counties in this region include Butts, Carroll, Chattahoochee, Clay, Coweta, Crawford, Crisp,Dooly, Fayette, Harris, Heard, Henry, Houston, Lamar, Macon, Marion, Meriwether, Muscogee, Peach, Pike, Quitman, Randolph, Schley, Spalding, Stewart, Sumter, Talbot, Taylor, Troup, Upson and Webster.

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 6 Priorities 2017-18

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

The Region 6 Advisory Council represents 31 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

Wednesday, July 12, 2017



Wednesday, August 13, 2017




Wednesday, November 08, 2017




Wednesday, January 10, 2018




Wednesday, March 14, 2018




Wednesday, May 09, 2018




Unless otherwise noted, all meetings are held  from 1:00 to 4:00 Upson County Senior Center
302 S. Bethel Street, Thomaston, GA 30286