The Department of Behavioral Health and Developmental Disabilities was established as a stand-alone agency beginning in FY 2010 (July 1, 2009) after the break-up of the Department of Human Resources. While Georgia’s programs serving individuals with developmental disabilities and behavioral health needs sustained cuts in FY 2009 along with other state agencies, significant funding has since been added, and Georgia now directs substantially more resources to serve these Georgians. Download the full report.
State Adds Funding for Mental Health and Developmental Disability Programs
Governor’s Proposed Health Budgets