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Public Information inquiries may be directed to 334-242-3417 or emailed to publicinformation.dmh@mh.alabama.gov. Below you will find press releases issued by the department and news articles about ADMH or related to mental health.
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Press Releases: News Articles:

02/2018
Alabama Department of Mental Health Celebrates Kim Thornsberry as Honoree of 2018 National Award for Outstanding Mental Health Service to Deaf People 

01/2018
Attorney General Steve Marshall, Mental Health Commissioner Lynn Beshear and Acting State Health Officer Dr. Scott Harris Announce Issuance of Opioid Council Report 

The ARC of Madison County wins National Award 

12/2017
Local Children's Policy Council Named National Coalition of the Year 

14th Annual “Tim Dollard Memorial Ride” to Bring the Spirit of the Holidays to Youth at ADMH’s Psychiatric Adolescent Unit at EAMC 

10/2017
ADMH Encourages People to Take Back Unwanted Prescription Drugs this Saturday, October 28 

02/2018
WBRC — Free class offers help for those supporting loved ones with mental illness

Montgomery Advertiser — Senate approves General Fund -- but not state employee raise

USNews — Senate Approves Budget With Prison Funding Boost

AL.com — Trump wants more mental health care; Alabama says it's trying

WHNT — Madison PD focuses on training officers on mental health calls

WHNT — Former educator works to provide students with free mental health care options in schools

Gadsden Times — Alabama Senate OKs General Fund budget

AL.com — Urgent need for volunteers at Project Homeless Connect

Montgomery Advertiser — State employees would see 3 percent pay raise in budget

AL.com — Committee approves state employees' raise, $50 million increase for prisons

WBHM — Voters and Experts Don’t Always See the Same Priorities for Alabama

Trussville Tribune — Trussville Council proclaims April World Autism Awareness Month

Decatur Daily — All hits, no misses

Shelby County Reporter — Governor, other state officials speak to local business leaders

Decatur Daily — Family experience led Tomerlin into autism advocacy role

Rocket City Now — Opioids: Declining America's Workforce

WSFA — FDA: Herbal supplement may have opioid effect

WIAT — Arc of Central Alabama hosting its second annual "Be-you-Tiful Birmingham" Fashion Show and Brunch

Montgomery Advertiser — Alabama AG's office sues Purdue over opioid marketing

NPR — Alabama Targets OxyContin Maker Purdue Pharma In Opioid Suit

APR — Her Seizures Looked Like Epilepsy, But Her Brain Looked Fine

Cullman Tribune — Alabama Opioid Overdose and Addiction Council issues report

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