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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:

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

ADMH and Partners to Celebrate Children’s Mental Health Awareness Week May 3-9, 2015 

11th Annual “ADMH Harley Ride” to Make Christmas Special for Youth at Psychiatric Adolescent Unit at UAB 

WSFA — Department of Mental Health celebrates 50th anniversary


Cullman Times — Hanceville proclaims Recovery Week for September 27- October 3

Cherokee County Herald — 101 Year Old Lucile Nichols Plans to Walk and Roll During NAMIWalks Alabama on September 26

Opelika Auburn News — Belk: ‘You are not alone

Anniston Star — Budget agreement may not stop service cuts

Alabama Baptist — Department of Mental Health provides help to mentally challenged, mentally ill

WSFA — State agencies react after AL General Fund budget signed into law

WBMA — Alabama budget cuts $88 million from state agencies

Times Daily — Alabama Legislature approves general fund budget

Montgomery Advertiser — Workshop provides tools against bullying

Montgomery Advertiser — Dementia: cases 'likely to double in next 20 years'

WSFA — Madison organization opens new Behavior Service Center — Dozens gather in Mountain Brook to protest bill blocking Birmingham minimum wage hike

Crimson White —Alabama Social Work Hall of Fame to honor three new members — 'Storming the State House:' Alabama activists to rally for budget reform, tax increases

Montgomery Advertiser — House approves General Fund with agency cuts — Legislature's budget plan must fully fund prison reform, mental health

Montgomery Advertiser — 2nd special session: Fix the budget or shut the doors

WSFA — First responders participate in Autism Recognition and Response Training

WTVY — Alabama Lawmakers Prepare for Second Special Session

Southeast Sun — Tell your legislators it’s a mental health issue

News Courier — Mental health officials seek to stave off county cuts 

WBMA — Your Health: Shaping young leaders with disabilities — Some worried that Alabama's shrinking mental health system could shrink more

WBMA — Your Health: Support for parents of children with learning challenges

American Journal of Managed Care — Healthcare Access a Focus of Alabama Tax Reforms

UA News — ‘Nurturing Families’ Focus of UA Social Work-Sponsored Conference

Tuscaloosa News — Coalition plans sober Alabama football tailgating event at Government Plaza — No 'appetite' for taxes? Gov. Bentley says the lack of appetite is for cuts to state services

Opelika Auburn News — Special session ends without a budget, but speaker doesn’t foresee shutdown — Alabama lawmakers wrapping up failed special session

Anniston Star — Special session ends without budget

Montgomery Advertiser — General Fund budget dies in Alabama Legislature

WHNT — The Alabama House of Representatives rejects budget that slashes agencies

Decatur Daily — Rare 2nd special session looms for Legislature

News Courier — Outpatient alcohol, substance abuse services to be scaled back in Limestone, Morgan, Lawrence

WAFF — Mental Health Patients Turning to Last Resorts for Help

Andalusia Star News — Mental health head speaks at rotary — Alabama House budget plan would add $173 million to General Fund

WLTZ — National Night Out in Opelika — Robert Bentley: I expect legislative leaders to step up, fund services for people of Alabama

Tuscaloosa News — University of Alabama expects to complete Bryce road work in summer 2016 

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