MOULTRIE — Officials cut the ribbon on the Mental Health Services Center, 615 N. Main St., Tuesday. Front row, from the left are Bob Jones, executive director, Georgia Pines Community Service Board; Frank Berry, commissioner, Georgia Department of Behavioral Health and Development Disorders; Judy Payne, COO, Turning Point Hospital; Lynn Wilson, chairperson, mental health committee of Healthy Colquitt County; Charleen Allen, Georgia Pines staff; Denise Bell, chairperson, clinical needs working group of mental health committee; and Jim Matney, CEO, Colquitt Regional Medical Center. After a hiatus of about two years, mental health services resumed at the facility thanks to a partnership between Georgia Pines, Colquitt Regional Medical Center and Turning Point. Such services became a focus of the mental health committee shortly after its founding.
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