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Media inquiries can be directed to 334-242-3417.

Below you will find press releases issued by the department and news articles about ADMH or related to mental health. View Press Archives »

Press Releases: News Articles:

7/2016
Staff Reassignments in the Commissioner's Office 

2/2016
Early Intervention Decreases the Need for Special Education 

12/2015
12th Annual “ADMH Harley Ride” to Make Christmas Special for Youth at Psychiatric Adolescent Unit at UAB 

9/2015
Alabama’s Observance of 26th Annual National Recovery Month Celebration Marked by Statewide Events and the Celebrate Recovery Challenge

08/2016
AL.com — Madison County takes aggressive steps to face Alabama's mental health crisis

AL.com — Sheriff on Alabama's mental health crisis: 'It all falls back on the jails'

Cherokee County Herald — Pushing back the darkness

WTVY — While a lottery is in the works others see fraud a major Medicaid issue

AL.com - Alabama's mental health system is in shambles

WPMI — Searcy Hospital in Mount Vernon Could Reopen

AL.com — Alabama mental health commisioner outlines priorities addressing autism, overcrowded prisons

WALA — Mental health care town hall

AL.com — Long waits as gridlock grips Alabama mental health system

Chattanoogan — Roy Exum: Alabama’s Mental Horror

AL.com — When I struggled with my mental illness, the police helped

Alabama News Network — Gov. Bentley Announces New Website to Help Alabama Veterans

AL.com — As Alabama shuts down psychiatric hospitals, one jail is expanding to house mentally ill

WAAY — Local group looks to give mentally ill patients resources to avoid jail

WLTZ — Officers seeing more run-ins with people suffering from mental illness

WBRC — Group aims to help mental health patients avoid jail

Alabama News Network — Alabama Doctors Partner with AMA to Fight Opioid Epidemic

AL.com — Alabama's mentally ill go to jail to fester instead of a hospital to heal

Lagniappe — AltaPointe merges with Cheaha Regional Mental Health Center

APR — Bentley Visits Tuscaloosa Mental Health Clinics, Blue Cross of AL Proposes Rate Hikes

AL.com — Gov. Bentley: Lottery less immoral than 'allowing a child to die'

WBRC — Bentley urging support for his state lottery bill

Franklin County Times — Riverbend hosts town hall

Daily Mountain Eagle — Center working to help children with mental health issues

WBRC — Governor Bentley to push need for Medicaid funding in Tuscaloosa Tuesday

WBMA — Alabama lawmaker introduces state lottery bill that rivals Gov. Bentley's

AL.com — Cut mental health care, because what could go wrong?

AL.com — As Alabama cuts mental health care, sheriffs say jails overwhelmed

Times Daily — Jail: No place for the mentally ill

Opelika Auburn News — Parents prepare for new school year at 'Back to School Bash'

WBRC — AL Department of Mental Health could make major changes to improve system

WSFA — Bentley: Lottery last hope to save Medicaid

Decatur Daily — Mentally ill inmates trapped in 'vicious cycle,' says Morgan sheriff

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