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Greta O’Dell elected Board member of the Georgia Service Providers Association for Developmental Disabilities

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE:  December 9, 2020

Greta O’Dell, DDP appointed to SPADD Board

MACON - River Edge Behavioral Health, Director of Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities, Greta O’Dell is a newly elected Board member of the Georgia Service Providers Association for Developmental Disabilities (SPADD). 

Certified as a Developmental Disabilities Professional (DDP), Ms. O’Dell has been a member of the River Edge team for more than 26 years.  “At River Edge, we don’t see disabilities, we see different abilities,” said Ms. O’Dell.  She continued, “As a SPADD board member, I’m excited to help individuals with intellectual and developmental disabilities across Georgia have a more significant voice about ways they want to lead full lives and to helping create those opportunities.”

About River Edge Behavioral Health

The full continuum of River Edge Behavioral Health services provides state-of-the-art treatment and supports for nearly 10,000 children, youth, families and adults annually who experience mental illness, addiction, co-occurring disorders or developmental disabilities. A repetitive national award winner identified for its exemplary leadership by its international accrediting body, River Edge services extend throughout Georgia, including Baldwin, Bibb, Crawford, Houston, Jones, Monroe, Peach, Putnam, Twiggs, Wilkinson and Fulton Counties. Learn more at For help, call 478-803-7700 in Central Georgia or 404-665-8600 in Fulton County.


About River Edge Foundation

River Edge Foundation, an independent, 501(c)3 non-profit organization, raises private funds to help make life better for individuals who experience mental illness, addiction or a developmental disability, especially individuals served and supported through the robust, community-based offerings of River Edge Behavioral Health.  The Foundation strives for excellence in fundraising, investing, and stewarding contributions and assets, governing the Foundation, as well as forming lasting and mutual beneficial relationships with community partners, constituencies and stakeholders.