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Every person who participates in our services leads a satisfying, independent life with dignity and respect.
Every person who participates in our services leads a satisfying, independent life with dignity and respect.

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The Georgia Department of Behavioral Health and Developmental Disabilities would like to express our deepest sympathies to the victims of the tragic theater shooting incident in Lafayette, Louisiana and their families.

It is important to know that help is available if you or a loved one is struggling with a mental health crisis.

If you or a loved one needs assistance dealing with a mental health crisis, call the Georgia Crisis and Access Line (GCAL) at 1-800-715-4225. You can also visit www.mygcal.com for a list of all services that are available across the state. Additional resources that offer support are also available through DBHDD’s website at dbhdd.georgia.gov.



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DBHDD offers free, 24/7 access to mental health counseling through our partner Behavioral Health Link. If you or someone you know is struggling, please call the Georgia Crisis and Access Line today at 800-715-4225.
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The death of actor Robin Williams is a profound tragedy.

If you or someone you know is dealing with depression or suicidal thoughts, there are resources available to help in Georgia. 

Call the Georgia Crisis and Access Line ( http://mygcal.com/ or 1-800-715-4255) or the National Suicide Prevention Lifelineline (http://suicidepreventionlifeline.org/ or 1-800-273-TALK)

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Registered Nurse Hiring Fair will be held at East Central Regional Hospital in Augusta next Wednesday, August 6.
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The Human Rights Council is an advisory review body formed to ensure the protection of health and human rights of persons with developmental disabilities. The State Human Rights Council is seeking to fill a vacancy under the category of medical professional. The Regional Human Rights Councils are seeking to fill vacancies in nine categories statewide: self-advocate, parent advocate, medical professional, law professional/law enforcement, pharmacy, business/faith/community leadership, education, behavioral analysis and advocacy professional.

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Donnie is considered medically fragile, but he often attends community functions and attended all of one of his housemate’s baseball games this spring. Donnie needed a caring home, and he found it at Magnolia CLA, but he has given the staff so much more.

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Runoff elections are being held today in Georgia. There are several options for voters with disabilities who need assistance when they arrive at their polling location. Georgia Council on Developmental Disabilities provides a guideline to voting.

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DBHDD is seeking qualified candidates for several Forensic Psychologists and Psychiatrists positions.

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DBHDD will be hosting a registered nurse hiring fair today from 1:30-5:30PM at West Central Georgia Regional Hospital. We welcome full time nurse applicants who demonstrate the same commitment and offer the highest level of skills, professional integrity and work ethic to join us in that work. Proof of current Georgia Professional Nursing License must be presented for admission. A State of Georgia Employment Application (http://doas.ga.gov/AboutUs/Docs_HR/State_Application_PDF.pdf) may also be completed in advance.

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Registered #Nurse #Hiring Fair at West Central Georgia Regional Hospital in Columbus this Thursday 6/10/14. #jobs 
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