Author: Dept. of Mental Health

National Drug and Alcohol Facts Week® 2020 -
March 30th – April 5th

15:41 30 March in News Article, Press Release

Montgomery, Ala. - National Drug and Alcohol Facts Week® links students with scientists and other experts to counteract the myths about drugs and alcohol that teens get from the internet, social media, TV, movies, music, or from friends. The Alabama Department of Mental Health, Office of Prevention...

Public Notice for Intent to Submit 1115 Demonstration Proposal Postponed

20:16 20 March in Developmental Disabilities, Press Release

Update: The previously scheduled opportunities for public comment on the 1115 proposal will be postponed due to the COVID-19 state of emergency. We will provide information about the rescheduled dates as soon as possible. The written comment period is currently open and will be extended...

ADMH and ADPH Partner to Break the Cycle of Stigma

15:05 09 December in News Article, Press Release

Montgomery, Ala. - The Alabama Department of Public Health and the Alabama Department of Mental Health launch a statewide campaign, Stop Judging. Start Healing., aimed at assisting friends, family, physicians, mental health care clinicians, substance abuse prevention and treatment providers and all people in Alabama...

Recommitment of Support for Infant and Early Childhood Mental Health

19:35 26 November in News Article, Press Release

Montgomery, Ala. - Alabama is honored to be part of the ZERO TO THREE Policy Center’s continuation of the Infant and Early Childhood Mental Health Financing Policy Project (IECMH-FPP) Learning Collaborative, with an award in the form of specific support for state to state collaboration...

Public Comment Sought for Medicaid Living at Home Amendment  

17:23 25 November in News Article, Press Release

Waiver LAH Amendment November 22, 2019 The Alabama Medicaid Agency is seeking public comment on its proposal to amend the Alabama Home and Community-Based Living at Home Waiver for Persons with Intellectual Disabilities (LAH Waiver). The waiver supports Alabama citizens who have a diagnosis of Intellectual Disabilities and...