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Mental Health

Georgia Department of Behavioral Health & Developmental Disabilities (DBHDD)

DBHDD provides treatment and support services to people with mental illnesses and addictive diseases, and support to people with mental retardation and related developmental disabilities. DBHDD serves people of all ages with the most severe and likely to be long-term conditions, including consumers with forensic issues.

Services are provided across the state through contracts with 25 community service boards, boards of health and various private providers, and through state-operated regional hospitals.

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Mental Health America (formerly known as the National Mental Health Association) is the country's leading nonprofit dedicated to helping ALL people live mentally healthier lives.
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NAMI (the National Alliance on Mental Illness) is the nation's largest mental health organization dedicated to improving the lives of persons living with serious mental illness and their families.
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The Substance Abuse & Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA) has established a clear vision for its work - a life in the community for everyone. Agency has sharply focused its mission on building resilience and facilitating recovery for people with or at risk for mental or substance use disorders.
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