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MENTAL ILLNESS AWARENESS WEEK: October 6-12
Montgomery, Ala. – Each year, millions of Americans face the reality of living with a mental health condition. However, mental Read more.
Recovery Month 2019
Montgomery, Ala. – Each September, tens of thousands of prevention, treatment, and recovery programs and facilities around the country celebrate Read more.
State of addiction: How UAB is making an impact on the opioid crisis
Alabama is not immune to the consequences of opioid use. In 2017, the state had the highest overall opioid prescribing rate. Read more.
West Alabama Mental Health Center hosts mental health for adults, youth
The West Alabama Mental Health Center (WAMHC) will host two ‘Mental Health First Aid’ training sessions, one for adults and Read more.
Opioid Training Institute Coming to Cullman, July 24
The Opioid Training Institute, a collaborative program offered by the Auburn University Harrison School of Pharmacy and the Alabama Department Read more.
Auburn, Department of Mental Health team up to address opioid crisis
Auburn University and the Alabama Department of Mental Health are teaming up to offer multidisciplinary training to the complex problem Read more.
Lots of mental commitments, but what’s the process?
Atmore Advance – This is the second article in a series about mental health in Escambia County. The last article Read more.
House approves $2.1 billion General Fund budget
Montgomery Advertiser –  The Alabama House of Representatives on Tuesday approved a $2.1 billion General Fund budget that would provide Read more.