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Below you will find news articles about ADMH or related to mental health and Press Releases issued by the department.

News Articles: Press Releases:

03/2011
Tuscaloosa News— "LETTERS: Partlow Development Center not prison "

Gadsden Times— "Bentley still supports closing Partlow "

Associated Press— "Gov. Bentley holds off on closing Partlow Developmental Center "

WBRC Fox 6— "Bentley removes Sept. 30 deadline to close Partlow"

WSFA NBC 12— "Patty Duke recalls struggle with mental illness during TROY’s Helen Keller Lecture"

Tuscaloosa News— "Bentley reverses call to close Partlow"

Birmingham News— "YOUR VIEW: State budget cuts disproportionately hurt mental health centers"

Tuscaloosa News— "Governor Bentley backs off date to close Partlow"

WAKA CBS 8— "Troy Doctor Uses Telemedicine to See Patients"

Tuscaloosa News— "Former Partlow employees file appeal"

Huntsville Times— "EDITORIAL: Layoffs face hundreds of state employees in Alabama"

WIAT CBS 42— "Families Fight Closure of Partlow"

Press Register— "United Way medical program gets $30,000 grant"

Tuscaloosa News— "Partlow, Bryce saga complex"

Tuscaloosa News— "AT LARGE: Care of mental health patients forever changed"

Tuscaloosa News— "ADAP: 2 Partlow deaths ‘suspicious’"

Birmingham News— "OUR VIEW: Many state agencies face severe losses in the next fiscal year because of the state's anemic General Fund"

NPR— "Father Moves Past A Once-Unforgiving Diagnosis"

Tuscaloosa News— "Bentley says Partlow closing is in the best interest of patients"

Birmingham News— "Public services in Alabama face cuts in Gov. Bentley's budget plan"

Birmingham News— "YOUR VIEW: Partlow residents deserve choice"

Gadsden Times— "Rally backs plan to close Partlow"

Tuscaloosa News— "Rally to close Partlow draws about 250 advocates"

WBRC Fox 6— "Group rallies to close Partlow Center"

Huntsville Times— "Advocates for closure of Partlow center in Tuscaloosa send message to Alabama Legislature"

WALA FOX 10— "Spill affecting crime, mental health"

Tuscaloosa News— "Partlow rallies aimed at legislators"

Times Daily— "Locals to rally for Partlow closure"

Tuscaloosa News— "Partlow closing worries workers"

APT — "Appearance by ADMH Commissioner Zelia Baugh"

Cullman Times— "Funding crisis raises concerns for mental health"

Birmingham News— "OUR VIEW: Closing W.D. Partlow Developmental Center could be good for residents and for taxpayers"

Daily Mountain Eagle— "Mental health workers create special needs ministry"

Tuscaloosa News— "Families fret about Partlow residents’ future"

Montgomery Advertiser— "News of Partlow's closing worries patients, staff" *Reprint

WVUA 7 — "Partlow families speak out"

Times Daily — "Developmental center closure cheered, jeered"

Birmingham Business Journal — "No official plan for closing Partlow buildings"

MSNBC.com— "Closing of Ala mental center creates worries" *Reprint

Mobile Press Register — "Robert Bentley's government improvement commission lacks diversity; more state news"

Tuscaloosa News— "MY TURN | John Gordon: Partlow Center should stay open"

Tuscaloosa News — "Plan for Partlow buildings still evolving"

Tuscaloosa News — "Supporters: Partlow’s closing helps clients"

Tuscaloosa News — "State urged not to close Partlow"

WVUA 7 — "Partlow employees’ reaction after attending a meeting to hear about future job possibilities"

WVUA 7 — "Commissioner Baugh talks about the closure of Partlow"

WVTM NBC 13 — "Mental health budgets slashed across country, Alabama no different"

WKRG CBS 5 — "High Winds Damage Searcy Hospital"

WVUA 7 — "Reaction from Tuscaloosa City Council member Kip Tyner about closure of Partlow"

Tuscaloosa News — "Partlow workers have choice of 600 jobs"

WSFA NBC 12 — "State budget cuts decimate mental health services"

Tuscaloosa News — "Workers, relatives shocked, angry over Partlow’s closure"

WIAT CBS 42 — "Tuscaloosa's Partlow Developmental Center closing"

WVUA 7 — "Northport Mayor Bobby Herndon talks about the loss of Partlow"

Tuscaloosa News — "Partlow Developmental Center slated to close in September"

Tuscaloosa News — "W.D. Partlow Developmental Center to close"

Tuscaloosa News — "Partlow Developmental Center slated to close in September"

03/2011
Partlow Costs are Double the Costs of Comparable Community Services

W. D. Partlow Developmental Center Closing


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