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Public Information inquiries may be directed to 334-242-3417 or emailed to publicinformation.dmh@mh.alabama.gov. Below you will find press releases issued by the department and news articles about ADMH or related to mental health.
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Press Releases: News Articles:

10/2017
ADMH Encourages People to Take Back Unwanted Prescription Drugs this Saturday, October 28 

12/2016
13th Annual “ADMH Harley Ride” to Make Christmas Special for Youth at ADMH’s Psychiatric Adolescent Unit at EAMC 

11/2017
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

AL.com — 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

AL.com — 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

AL.com — 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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