Monday, January 30, 2012

Region 3 Public Forums

The Department of Behavioral Health & Developmental Disabilities Region Three Planning Board Announces
2 Public Forums

Thursday, February 2, 2012
4:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m.
T.O. Vinson Health Center Auditorium,
440 Winn Way
Decatur, GA 30030
Primary focus:   To hear public input from the Behavioral Health
(Addictive Diseases & Mental Health ) community (families, self-advocates & concerned citizens)
Thursday, February 9, 2012
3:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m.
Teaching Museum South
689 North Avenue
Hapeville, GA 30354
Primary focus: To hear public input from the Developmental Disabilities community (families, self-advocates & concerned citizens)
These meeting are open to the public to solicit community input to help identify needs and gaps regarding behavioral health (mental health & addictive diseases) and developmental disabilities services so the Region Planning Board can make recommendations for the DBHDD Annual Plan. Region Three provide services to Gwinnett, Rockdale, Newton, Fulton, Clayton, and Dekalb counties."

We Need Your Voice!!!!

If you have any questions, please email Nichell Moore, RPB Administrative Assistant, or call (770) 414-3052.

Friday, January 6, 2012

Book Signing at Carter Center

Tom Davis
"A Legacy of Madness"
Lecture / Book Signing
Tuesday, January 17, 2012 at 7:00pm
Carter Presidential Library & Museum Theater
Free and Open to the Public

A Legacy of Madness
Tom Davis, the Jersey Shore regional editor for and an adjunct professor of journalism at Rutgers University, traces his family through five generations of various mental health disorders, including depression, obsessive-compulsive disorder and alcoholism. Former First Lady Rosalynn Carter says "A Legacy of Madness breaks down the barriers of silence that shroud mental illnesses within families for generations ... By sharing the story of his family history and his own personal journey, Tom Davis provides hope and inspiration to others.