Press Release

Courage for ALL

16:48 18 September in Press Release

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 the Substance Abuse and Mental...

Suicide Prevention Month

16:58 14 September in Press Release

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 help prevent suicide. Click here for full press...

Stepping Up Initiative

17:08 10 September in Press Release

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 mental illness. &nsbp; Click here for full...