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Press Archives for March 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:

Wall Street Journal— "Autism Diagnoses Up Sharply in U.S." 

Huntsville Times— "Budget blow to mental health (Editorial)" 

Cullman Times— "Broken system, broken care" 

Press Register— "Community concerns persist after deadline to close Searcy dropped" 

Cullman Times— "Mental healthcare funding remains uncertain" 

Left in Alabama (blog— "Alabama Department of Mental Health meets with Region I advocates" 

Anniston Star— "Cuts to mental health could have profound impact in state" 

WHNT CBS 19— "Protestors Voice Concerns Over Future Of State Mental Health Care At Community Meeting" 

WAFF NBC 48— "Families worried mental health care crisis looms in Alabama" 

Huntsville Times— "Huntsville hearing on budget cuts for mental health yields few answers"— "Governor talks health care issues at Mercedes" 

WBRC FOX 6— "Bentley comments on important state issues" 

Press Register— "Recognizing suicidal gestures covered in upcoming mental first aid classes" 

Montgomery Advertiser— "Mental Health properties assets" 

Shelby County Reporter— "ADMH to close state mental health facilities" 

Gadsden Times— "Summary of action in Alabama Legislature" 

Tuscaloosa News— "Stakeholders consider option for mental health care"

Alabama Political Reporter— "Sen. Orr says because of timing cuts will be more like 20 percent" 

Tuscaloosa News— "ALABAMA EXPOSURE: Davis looks at suing Bentley over mental health plan" 

Times Daily— "Budget nightmare looms" 

Montgomery Advertiser— "Bentley cuts General Fund budget 10.6 percent" 

Times Daily— "Stories around the state" 

WAFF NBC 48— "Governor declares proration on general fund budget" 

Gadsden Times— "OUR VIEW: Reassessing mental health changes" 

Tuscaloosa News— "EDITORIAL: Mental health plans should be ‘on hold’" 

Tuscaloosa News— "Former Partlow workers to return" 

Birmingham Business Journal— "Former Partlow employees returning to work after lawsuit"  *Reprint

WBRC Fox 6— "Changes to mental health system put on hold" 

WPMI NBC Local 15— "State Mental Health Officials Delay Searcy Hospital Closure" 

Times Daily— "State officials reconsider area hospital closings" 

Gadsden Times— "Governor reassesses mental health plans" 

WBMA ABC 33/40— "Deadline removed for state mental health facility closings" 

Press-Register— "Alabama health officials slowing down closure of mental health hospitals" 

Tuscaloosa News— "Bentley suspends mental health closure plan" 

Birmingham News— "Mental health plan being rethought, say governor, commissioner" 

Atmore Advance— "Mental health hospital closures plan on hold" 

Brewton Standard— "Closure of mental health hospitals on hold"  *Reprint

Tuscaloosa News— "LETTER: Department of Mental Health is clueless" 

Dothan Eagle— "Faith based counseling center continues to add services" 

Associated Press— "UA halts psychiatric hospital construction in Tuscaloosa" 

Gadsden Times— "University of Alabama halts hospital construction"  *Reprint

WVTM NBC 13— "University of Alabama Halts Hospital Construction"  *Reprint

Tuscaloosa News— "First steps taken towards Tuscaloosa County mental health court" 

Birmingham News— "Department of Mental Health: Jefferson County needs new plan for community services" 

Gadsden Times— "University of Alabama stops work on Bryce Hospital replacement" 

Tuscaloosa News— "University of Alabama halts work on Bryce Hospital replacement"  *Reprint

Andalusia Star— "Mental health working on logistics" 

Gadsden Times— "Network of disability groups rallies to protect state funding for services" 

Birmingham News— "People at state house rally against cuts in ‘essential services’ for disabled people" 

Press-Register— "AltaPointe pilot program for schizophrenia patients to become national model" 

Huntsville Times— "EDITORIAL: Budget cuts a threat to mentally ill" 

Andalusia Star— "Mental health planning is tomorrow" 

Birmingham News— "Alabama mental health commissioner defends plans to close hospitals" 

Crimson White— "New area hospital to house criminally insane" 

Tuscaloosa News— "Details scarce for switch to community care" 

Times Daily— "Plans in place for hospital closings" 

Tuscaloosa News— "Mental health petition drive continues today" 

WALA Fox 10— "Mental Health First Aid" 

Birmingham Times Online— "Project Rebound" 

Stakeholders & Public Officials to Join Governor Bentley at Proclamation Signing Hour for Ricky Wyatt Day in Alabama 

Voting & Advocacy Efforts Focus of National Developmental Disabilities Awareness Month 

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