Press Releases

Public Information inquiries may be directed to 334-242-3417 or emailed to publicinformation.dmh@mh.alabama.gov. Below you will find press releases issued by the department and news articles about ADMH or related to mental health.


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
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
Montgomery, Ala. – Recovery Month is an annual celebration sponsored each September. This year’s theme is “Join the Voices for Recovery Month: Invest in
Montgomery, Ala. – Every day in the United States, over 100 people die from a drug overdose.  Medicine needed by one person can become poison
Montgomery, Ala. – The Alabama Department of Mental Health, community partners and the Montgomery Biscuits are hosting Strike Out Stigma Night to offer frank information
Montgomery, Ala. – The Alabama Department of Mental Health and Recovery Organization of Support Specialists (ROSS) are proud to offer a new 24/7 Helpline, providing services to individuals in our state who struggle with addiction and need
Montgomery, Ala. – National Prevention Week , May 13 - 19, is an annual health observance dedicated to increasing public awareness of, and action around, substance abuse
Montgomery, Ala. – Since 2005, ADMH has hosted the Capitol Showcase , a consumer art show at the Alabama's State Capitol. People from around the
Montgomery, Ala. – Across the U.S. and in Alabama, there is growing concern about the unmet needs of children with serious emotional disturbance,

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