Courage for ALL

Montgomery, Ala. – Opioid addiction is an epidemic in the nation and in Alabama. The crisis affects us all. It’s going to take all our courage — together — to do something about opioid misuse, addiction, and overdose.  The Courage for All initiative, a partnership of the Alabama Department of Mental Health and

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Suicide Prevention Month

Montgomery, Ala. – Every year, mental health organizations and individuals in the U.S. and around the world raise awareness of suicide prevention during September, National Suicide Prevention Month.  All month, mental health advocates, prevention organizations, survivors, allies, and community members unite to promote suicide prevention awareness.  We can all

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Stepping Up Initiative

Montgomery, Ala. – Approximately two million times each year, people who have serious mental illnesses are admitted to jails across the nation. Almost three – quarters of these adults have drug and alcohol use problems.  The Stepping Up Initiative is a national program with the goal to reduce the numbers of individuals in jails with

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My Smart Dose

Montgomery, Ala. – Every day in the United States, over 100 people die from a drug overdose.  Medicine needed by one person can become poison when taken by another.  Drugs you get from a doctor should always be taken as directed.  They should never be shared.  What’s prescribed for you

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Strike Out Stigma

Montgomery, Ala. – The Alabama Department of Mental Health, community partners and the Montgomery Biscuits are hosting Strike Out Stigma Night to offer frank information and resources on mental illness and substance. Join us August 24 for the 6:35 p.m. game! Click here for full press release

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