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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:

Staff Reassignments in the Commissioner's Office 

Early Intervention Decreases the Need for Special Education 

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

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

08/2016 — Madison County takes aggressive steps to face Alabama's mental health crisis — 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 - Alabama's mental health system is in shambles

WPMI — Searcy Hospital in Mount Vernon Could Reopen — Alabama mental health commisioner outlines priorities addressing autism, overcrowded prisons

WALA — Mental health care town hall — Long waits as gridlock grips Alabama mental health system

Chattanoogan — Roy Exum: Alabama’s Mental Horror — When I struggled with my mental illness, the police helped

Alabama News Network — Gov. Bentley Announces New Website to Help Alabama Veterans — 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 — 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 — 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 — Cut mental health care, because what could go wrong? — 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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