A Better Tomorrow

An eJournal of the Georgia Department of Behavioral Health and Developmental Disabilities                  

Office of Addictive Diseases 

Governor Proclaims Addiction Recovery Awareness Day

This is "living, breathing proof that recovery is real."

- Governor Brian Kemp


Pictured with DBHDD Commissioner Judy Fitzgerald (4th from right); Neil Campbell, Jeff Breedlove,

and Pierre Mancini from GCSA; Attorney General Chris Carr; and 13 influencers featured in the GEORGIA RECOVERS campaign. 

Quarterly Report - Q4/2019

"When a client walks in our doors, they've made that first step of admitting that they need help."

 - Wendy Felix, Ogeechee

Quarterly Report  Q3/2019

"I've seen clients in tears because we've given them hope where it did not exist before they sat down."

 - Nikki Smith, McIntosh Trail 

Quarterly Report Q2/2019

"When I come to work, I say hello to everyone with a big smile. They don't want someone coming in grumpy. They need somebody to smile and show that life can be good."

 - Vivian Hunter, Quentin's Place

Quarterly Report Q1/2019

"Rarely do we have anyone not take advantage of the opportunity to learn their HIV status."

 - Narsheba Aasir, MARR