Behavioral Health Crisis Center

Start Date:  August 2022
Funding Amount:  $15.0M ARPA
                                $11.2M State 
End Date:  March 2024
Funding Source: ARPA and State Funding

Description of Initiative:
The Fulton County Department of Behavioral Health & Developmental Disabilities (BHDD) plans to establish a behavioral health crisis center to serve as the central and preferred destination for adults & adolescents in Fulton County seeking mental health &/or addiction treatment.
What we are trying to Accomplish:
The center shall offer a “no wrong door” philosophy to ensure access to anyone in need of behavioral health services. This new resource is intended to benefit everyone from individuals in crisis and their families to the overcrowded hospitals and first responders currently stretched to their limits.
Gantt Chart of Major Milestones: