Press Release

ADMH Celebrates the Power of Art and Mental Health

17:24 08 May in Press Release

Montgomery, Ala. – Since 2005, ADMH has hosted the Capitol Showcase , a consumer art show at the Alabama's State Capitol. People from around the state with mental illnesses, developmental disabilities, substance use disorders and co-occurring disorders have their abilities showcased throughout the month of May in observance of Mental Health Month. Click here...

Autism Awareness Month 2018

17:39 02 April in Press Release

Montgomery, Ala. – Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) is the fastest-growing serious developmental disorder in the United States.  Autism Spectrum Disorder is a developmental disability that causes substantial impairments in social interaction and communication and the presence of unusual behaviors and interests. Click here for full press release ...

Alabama Celebrates Developmental Awareness Month

17:42 05 March in Press Release

Montgomery, Ala. – It is estimated that more than three percent of Alabamians experience a developmental disability in their lifetime , which can be manifested by substantial functional limitations, including self-care, receptive and expressive language, learning, mobility, independent living, and economic self-efficiency. Click here for full press release ...

Department of Mental Health Celebrates Kim Thornsberry

17:45 15 February in Press Release

Montgomery, Ala. – The Alabama Department of Mental Health is proud to celebrate the achievement of Kim Thornberry as the 2016-2018 recipient of The American Deafness and Rehabilitation Association (ADARA) National Award for Outstanding Mental Health Services to the Deaf.  This award recognizes a recipient who provides direct service and outstanding work in mental health...

Commissioner Lynn Beshear Announces Issuance of Opioid Council Report

18:04 24 January in Press Release

Montgomery, Ala. - Co-chairs of the Alabama Opioid Overdose and Addiction Council, Attorney General Steve Marshall, Commissioner Lynn Beshear of the Alabama Department of Mental Health, and Acting State Health Officer Dr. Scott Harris, today announced the issuance of the Council’s formal report of its findings. Click here for full press...