Thu., February 14, 2013 9:43am
A suburban Atlanta sheriff is asking state lawmakers to consider the mental health of a potential gun buyer to be part of a background check.
Thu., November 29, 2012 4:36pm
An initiative led by former First Lady Rosalynn Carter to plan a redesign of behavioral health services in Georgia is coming to a close.
Sat., September 8, 2012 2:00pm
Georgia officials are switching health care providers months after an audit found problems in a $13 million program meant to provide better treatment...
Wed., May 4, 2011 11:13am
Gov. Nathan Deal signed a measure into law Wednesday that creates a mental health division within the court system. The goal is to divert more people...
Thu., January 20, 2011 4:43pm
The US Army is using a study involving 21,000 soldiers at Ft. Stewart to implement new mental health policies. Psychiatrists gave a group of Georgia...
Tue., December 14, 2010 3:48pm
Georgia is in the process of reforming its mental health system after a federal lawsuit challenged poor conditions in state psychiatric hospitals....
Mon., December 13, 2010 8:54am
State lawmakers are at The Biennial Institute Conference in Athens this week to prepare for the 40 day legislative session. Aside from training for...
Mon., July 12, 2010 2:17pm
As Georgia faces a federal lawsuit calling for sweeping changes to the state’s mental health system many mentally ill inmates are being held in...
Thu., July 1, 2010 8:40am
A federal judge is forcing Georgia to make changes in its mental health care system.
Wed., March 3, 2010 12:50pm
Mental health advocates filed a federal lawsuit against the state of Georgi