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Press Archives for August 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:

08/2012
WSFA NBC 12— Mental health hospital shuts doors, patients moved 

WAKA CBS 8— Greil Psychiatric Hospital Closes Doors 

Birmingham News— OUR VIEW: Alabama has the country's highest rate of using prescription painkillers, and that is another indication the state needs to invest more in drug treatment services 

Birmingham News— Bentley won’t propose tax increase if Alabama voters reject September 18 referendum 

Dothan Eagle— Dothan Police Department nationally accredited 

WAFF NBC 48— Constitutional Amendment Forum 

WKRG CBS 5— Disaster Distress Helpline Set Up in Alabama 

WSFA NBC 12— COSDA names local woman Interpreter of the Year 

Montgomery Advertiser— Medicaid crisis if Sept. 18 vote fails, state’s chief medical officer says 

Birmingham News— OUR VIEW: Gov. Robert Bentley, Legislature have given voters little choice but to agree to transfer of millions from Alabama’s savings account to General Fund 

Sacramento Bee— SAMHSA showcases behavioral health advocates and community leaders in recovery at 2012 Voice Awards 

Moulton Advertiser— Moulton buys fire equipment, new truck, hears funding requests 

Huntsville Times— James Hickman discovers time, cost of publishing his own book 

Montgomery Advertiser— Bentley wants state employees’ support for referendum 

WSFA NBC 12— Cash for Kindness – featuring Earvie Gandy from Greil Hospital 

Dothan Eagle— Sept. 18 vote to determine future Medicare, court funding 

WAFF NBC 48— Huntsville man signs books, speaks on mental illness 

Gadsden Times— Acting hires become permanent (page 2) 

Decatur Daily— EDITORIAL: Mentally ill need state help 

Birmingham News— Birmingham hospitals rally for Sept. 18th vote to aid state general fund 

WBRC Fox 6— Housing solutions sought for special needs patients  

Huntsville Times— Fatal confrontation said rare in era of better police, mental health system cooperation 

WTVA NBC 8— Alabama expands emergency preparedness task force 

Tuscaloosa News— EDITORIAL: Mental health court needs funding 

WVTM NBC 13— Gazebo dedication set for Friday in Tuscaloosa 

Birmingham News— Keep Alabama Working PAC formed to promote money transfer to Alabama General Fund 

The Daily Home— State mental health agency illustrates budget crunch 

The Daily Home— Stressful times for Alabama Department of Mental Health 

Huntsville Times— $130,000 grant to put more mental health providers in Madison County area schools 

Montgomery Advertiser— CORRECTION: New crisis beds sought with Greil's closing 

Mobile Press-Register— Letter: Support for minimum wage for all 

AL.com— Williams urges "no" vote on September 18 referendum 

Montgomery Advertiser— Jackson Hospital facility to aid mental health crisis 

08/2012
ADMH Employees Receive Professional Achievement Awards

Bell-Shambley, Klinner and Tarver Appointed to New Positions with ADMH 



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