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Press Archives for September 2012
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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:

09/2012
AL.com— More than 3,000 on waiting list for developmental disability services 

Daily Home— Agencies work to curb rise of prescription drug abuse 

Montgomery Advertiser— Al Benn's Alabama: A legacy of life and love 

Cullman Times— Drug Take Back Day is Saturday 

WSFA NBC 12— Alabamians urged to take part in "Drug Take Back Day" 

Birmingham Business Journal— State may add psych beds after ADMH cuts  Tuscaloosa News— Unwanted drugs will be collected this Saturday 

The Daily Sentinel— ARC receives state award 

Birmingham News— National Prescription Drug Take-Back Day scheduled across Alabama 

Tuscaloosa News— Journalist Paul Davis, advocate for mental health, dies at 74 

Andalusia Star News— Recovery groups gather to raise awareness 

WVTM NBC 13— Fact Finder: Life in Recovery 

Opelika - Auburn News— Newspaperman Paul Davis leaves legacy of advocacy 

The Republic— Alabama newspaper executive Paul Davis, who exposed mental hospital problems, dies at 74 

Associated Press— Alabama newspaper executive Paul Davis dies 

Sun Herald— Alabama newspaper executive Paul Davis dies 

WBMA ABC 33/40— Has Psychotherapy Taken a Back Seat to Medication? 

WBMA ABC 33/40— Psychiatric group: Parental alienation no disorder 

WBRC Fox 6— Tusc. Co. deputies receive mental health training 

Birmingham News— Alabama voters provide 2-1 approval of referendum to shore up General Fund with cash from Trust Fund 

Tuscaloosa News— Some land bought for landfill unusable 

Anniston Star— Area leaders relieved to see 'yes' vote on $437M amendment 

Troy Messenger— 'No' is not the answer 

Anniston Star— In battle over $437 million statewide amendment vote, real question is who will blink first 

Gadsden Times— Mental health board appointments 

Tuscaloosa News— State sale to landfill irks some in area 

Brewton Standard— Light ballot calls for heavy decision 

SAMHSA Newsroom— SAMHSA awards up to $2.3 million in Statewide Consumer Network grants 

Tuscaloosa News— Moundville pastor named to mental health board 

Tuscaloosa News— Former Bryce Hospital property is key to University of Alabama's new growth plan 

Montgomery Advertiser— Gov. Robert Bentley announces Alabama Department of Mental Health board appointments 

Tuscaloosa News— Waste authority purchases 529 acres for $4.23 million 

Tuscaloosa News— LETTER: 'No' vote would result in lost services 

Press-Register— Searcy Hospital set to close as some psychiatric patients transition to community-based programs 

Atmore Advance— Searcy closing date set 

Montgomery Advertiser— Searcy Hospital plans to close doors on October 31 

Andalusia Star News— Officials prepare for Searcy closure 

WALA Fox 10— Searcy Hospital Closure Date Announced 

AL.com— Alabama Mental Health Department sets Searcy Hospital closing 

WVUA 7— Recovery Month 

Times Daily— Eight things to know about vote to transfer state funds 

Associated Press— Proponents of Sept. 18 vote key on paychecks 

Birmingham News— Appeals court: Alabama trust fund referendum Sept. 18 may mean major financial shift 

Montgomery Advertiser— Crystal Ball Gala benefits Mental Health America 

WALA Fox 10— No firm closing date for Searcy Hospital 

Press Register— Appeals court: Judge can imprison mentally ill Mobile killer but cannot dictate treatment 

WSFA NBC 12— Statewide events and new competition highlight Alabama’s celebration of National Recovery Month 

Examiner.com— September is Recovery Month in Alabama 

Press-Register— City’s budget woes putting squeeze on agencies 

Press-Register— Alabama GOP split over September 18 borrowing referendum 

Times Daily— No plan to close Decatur hospital 

09/2012
ADMH Encourages Participation in National Prescription Drug Take Back Day

Governor Reappoints Perry & Appoints Bennett and Perdue to ADMH’s Board of Trustees

ADMH Announces Searcy Hospital Closure Date 

Statewide Events and a New Competition Highlight Alabama’s Celebration of National Recovery Month 



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