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Georgia DBHDD’s new definition of SPMI

Current Status: Active PolicyStat ID: 2339257 Creation: 4/13/2016 Last Reviewed: 4/13/2016 Last Revision: 4/13/2016 Next Review: 4/13/2018 Owner: Monica Johnson, MA, LPC: Director, Division of Behavioral Health Chapter: BH Community Services Section: Georgia Department of Behavioral Health and Developmental Disabilities’ Definition of Severe and Persistent Mental Illness, 01-121 APPLICABILITY POLICY STATEMENT 1. Designated Mental Illness […]

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What keeps you awake at night?

PEOPLE MOST IMPORTANT VALUE DRIVERS “What keeps you awake at night?” True tales of the midnight shift I was asked this question by a consulting firm, hired to identify improvements in our different service areas.  What a great question! Well, besides getting calls at all hours of the day and night, the gut issue for […]

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President Kennedy’s address to Congress 1963

John F. Kennedy, February 5, 1963   To the Congress of the United States: It is my intention to send shortly to the Congress a message pertaining to this nation’s most urgent needs in the area of health improvement. But two health problems-because they are of such critical size and tragic impact, and because their […]

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