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Public Information inquiries may be directed to 334-242-3417 or emailed to Below you will find press releases issued by the department and news articles about ADMH or related to mental health.
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ADMH Encourages People to Take Back Unwanted Prescription Drugs this Saturday, October 28 

13th Annual “ADMH Harley Ride” to Make Christmas Special for Youth at ADMH’s Psychiatric Adolescent Unit at EAMC 

State of Reform — New MHA report gives poor outlook for mental health in the United States

Yellowhammer News — Dr. Daniel Sutter on autism therapy mandates and the cost of kindness

WBRC — On Your Side Investigation: Crisis on Campus

WPMI — Fewer options for psychiatric care in Mobile

WAAY — Costs are Rising for Adults with Autism

Alabama Today — Daniel Sutter: Mandates and the cost of kindness

APR — FDA Warns About Dangers Of 'Natural' Opioid Kratom

The Plainsman — District Attorney's Office announces law enforcement's implementation of new opioid reversal drug

News Courier — Limestone Ledger for 11/15/17

WHNT — The Pathfinder provides residential rehabilitation program for men battling drug and alcohol addiction

The Vanguard — Being Black and Feeling Blue

Shelby County Reporter — Ward named Autism Speaks Legislator of Year

Tuscaloosa News — LOOKING BACK: November 13, 2017

APR — Brain Scientists Look Beyond Opioids To Conquer Pain

APR — Is There A Way To Keep Using Opioid Painkillers And Reduce Risk?

Cullman Tribune — Gov. Ivey Promotes Veterans Day through Proclamation and Executive Order

Alex City Outlook — OUR VIEW: Mental health options needed

Alabama News Network — East Central Mental Health Hosts Anti-Bullying Summit for College Students

News Courier — School board focuses on suicide prevention

Opelika Auburn News — Authorities find missing autistic teenager after 15-hour search

WSFA — Ivey announces 'Parks for Patriots' program, expansion of AlaVetNet purpose — Twice as many Alabamians die each year from suicide as homicide

280 Living — Alabama Out of the Darkness Walk sees more than 1,800 participants

Decatur Daily — Athens school board approves youth suicide prevention policy

WSFA — Families of the Year: Teaching others about autism

WBRC — New Miss Alabama USA wants to talk about mental health

Decatur Daily — Chamber backs city effort to track group homes — Gov. Kay Ivey says leasing private prisons is an option

WBRC — Policing the mentally ill: Inside crisis intervention training for law enforcement

Huffington Post — For Addicted Doctors, Confidential Treatment That Works

Decatur Daily — After mental hospital closures, funding and space concern advocates

Times Daily — Funding, space concern mental health advocates

WBMA — Every step has a story at Out of the Darkness Walk

WSFA — Faulkner prepares plans for autism center

WIAT — Birmingham man achieves dream of being on Jeopardy, uses platform to encourage others with Autism

APR — White House Opioid Commission Presents Final Recommendations To President Trump

WIAT — Governor Ivey invests $1.3 million into Alabama drug task force

Tuscaloosa News — UA OKs plan for $60M building

Troy Messenger — Out of Darkness Walk raises suicide awareness, money for prevention — We can all do something about the opioid crisis

Andalusia Star News — Mental health gets opioid funding

Crimson White — Thousands raised for mental health support fund

Opelika-Auburn News — State AG responds to concerns from Rotary Club members about opioid epidemic

Healthline — Why Is There so Much Smoking in the 12 'Tobacco States'?

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