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Press Archives for September 2016
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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:

CNN — Changing the way police respond to mental illness

Tuscaloosa News — Bryce Hospital offers fall plant sale

WSFA — Family, friends gather to protest teen still behind bars after being found mentally unwell

Times Daily — Task force looks a juvenile justice costs, outcomes — Artifacts from Bryce, Alabama's first asylum, include coffin, escape implements, shock machine

AP — Alabama tops for prescription opioid use, 33rd in lobbying — Community must pull together to address opiate abuse and addiction

Andalusia Star News — Local mental health director appointed associate state commissioner

APR — Schools And Mental Health: When The Parent Has To Take Change

WBRC — Health apps assist at-risk workers — Scenes from Northport: The artsy village that's more than Tuscaloosa's little sister

Andalusia Star News — Health Services awards $51K

APR — Alabama Joins Opioid Learning Lab

Cullman Sense — McCutcheon: "We have a long way to go with the General Fund" — Inside Alabama's mental health hotlines: "We are the air traffic controllers'

Local 15 — Annual 'Coastal Alabama Recovery Walk' Thursday

The University of Alabama in Huntsville — UAH welcomes Hakeem Rahim nationally recognized mental health speaker and trainer

Crimson White — Strange Alabama: Bryce Hospital

Crimson White — UA must invest more in mental health

Dothan First — Governor Bentley Announces Alabama to Participate in Learning Lab to Combat Opioid Epidemic

Montgomery Advertiser — Suicide rates highest in three decades — Our view: Police must be trained to deal with the mentally ill

Decatur Daily — Doling out community appropriations often requires tough choices

News Courier — UPDATED: Mental Health group under new leadership — Alabama lawmakers prop up Medicaid with another short-term fix — These 1830s structures survive at the Mount Vernon/Searcy Hosiptal site

WBMA — Suicide Prevention Week: Understand and help prevent suicide — Spooky, dilapidated Searcy Hospital complex was state's first asylum for black patients

Decatur Daily — Coleman named executive director of Mental Health Center

WSFA — Editorial: Special Session

WBMA — Suicide Prevention Week: Understand and help prevent suicide

Cullman Times — "Connect, Care": Suicide Prevention Week Sept. 5-11 — Geronimo, Apache villagers held at Alabama's Mount Vernon were among first 'political prisoners'

Decatur Daily — Mental health system broken — The curious history of rapidly decaying Searcy Hosiptal, Alabama's most historic site — Of arsenals built for nation's earliest defense, Alabama's Mount Vernon is rare example

AP — 'Mental Health First Aid' certification courses offered — Vintage and current photos show history of abandoned Alabama mental asylum

Decatur Daily — Decisions involving mentally ill handled case-by-case by north Alabama police

APR — School Nurses Can Be Mental Health 'Detectives' But They Need Help — Death toll mounts as Alabama law enforcement confronts mentally ill

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