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Below you will find press releases issued by the department and news articles about ADMH or related to mental health. View Press Archives »

Press Releases: News Articles:

Staff Reassignments in the Commissioner's Office 

Early Intervention Decreases the Need for Special Education 

12th Annual “ADMH Harley Ride” to Make Christmas Special for Youth at Psychiatric Adolescent Unit at UAB 

News Courier —Ribbon cut on mental health housing in Athens —State offers help to mental health reformers, but no money

Mental Health America —New State Rankings Shines Light on Mental Health Crisis, Show Differences in Blue, Red States

WSFA —Foster kids face higher risk of health problems

WBMA —Man who struggles with several mental illnesses says Alabama needs more resources

WAAY —Madison County Commission tackles mental health crisis

APR — How Gaps In Mental Health Care Play Out In Emergency Rooms — Police hear voices to learn more about mental illness

Decatur Daily — Mental health commissioner causes concerns

Decatur Daily — Local parents ask for public ratings of group homes

WAAY — Mental health town hall Wednesday in Decatur

WHNT — Department of Mental Health Commissioner says change is needed for those suffering from mental illnesses

Opelika Observer — Anne Penney retires from East Alabama Mental Health

Times Daily — Governor, state legislators discuss legislative agenda — Senator: Prisons to be biggest issue for Alabama lawmakers in 2017 in wake of DOJ investigation

St. Catherine University — St. Catherine University's Catie Center receives $6 million to lead new ASL interpreting education initiatives

Times Daily — Vigil focuses on call to action with mental illness — ACLU files lawsuit challenging long waits in Alabama jails for mentally ill

Decatur Daily — State's Mental Health Department to hold town meeting in Decatur

Tuscaloosa News — Mental health first aid training offered

Crimson White — Organizations work to help students with mental illnesses

Opelika Auburn News — Resource event brings crowd to Brandy Park

Decatur Daily — Mental Health Center funding request fails to make proposed budget

Tuscaloosa News — LOOKING BACK: October 3

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