Wed., May 15, 2013 7:38am
State officials and lawmakers have launched a campaign aimed at addressing the issue of prescription drug abuse among teenagers in the state. Department of Behavioral Health and Developmental Disabilities spokesman Matt Carrothers Tuesday said that state officials and youth from Catoosa and Gwinnett counties met at the Capitol to launch the project, titled "Generation Rx."
Fri., June 1, 2012 3:19pm
Central State Hospital in Milledgeville is closing its developmental disabilities unit at the end of June. Just 16 patients remain. State is moving towards community-based care for the disabled.
Mon., July 18, 2011 12:01am
A public-private collaboration wants to find Southeast Georgia's 100 most seriously mentally ill patients. The goal is to identify the area's most at-risk population for homelessness, jail or hospitalization -- and give them extra resources to stay out of trouble. Once indentified, patients will work with peer navigators to lower recidivism.
Wed., June 30, 2010 2:58pm
A private foundation is sponsoring "community navigators" for a two-year period. The grant from the Bristol-Meyers Squibb Foundation will fund a pilot program testing so-called "community navigators."
Mon., February 15, 2010 3:30pm
The Georgia Department of Behavioral Health and Developmental Disabilities
Mon., January 11, 2010 4:42pm
Department of Justice inspectors are checking on progress of state in fixin
Fri., October 9, 2009 3:02pm
The Medical College of Georgia will take over a state psychiatric hospital
Tue., July 28, 2009 1:51pm
Management shifts following a murder