The Alabama Department of Mental Health (ADMH) welcomes all media opportunities and requests. This policy governs when a member of the media will be granted permission to interview ADMH staff.
The ADMH Office of Public Information’s permission is required to conduct media interviews. ADMH will consider reasonable requests for news-related, non-commercial interviews and tapings but reserves the right to deny requests.
The following guidelines apply to all members of the media engaged in the acquisition of news with the intent of disseminating it through legitimate and recognized mediums requesting permission to conduct an interview, film, videotape or photograph.
Office of Public Information
For Open Record Requests:
The Code of Alabama 1975, § 36-12-40 provides that "[e]very citizen has a right to inspect and take a copy of any public writing of this state, except as otherwise expressly provided by statute." Records maintained by the Alabama Department of Mental Health may be available by request. Please email firstname.lastname@example.org with details of your request and contact information.