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. – Mental health is essential to everyone’s overall health and well-being, and mental illnesses are common and treatable. So much of
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
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,
Montgomery, Ala. – The Alabama Department of Mental Health is proud to celebrate the achievement of Kim Thornberry as the 2016-2018 recipient of The
Montgomery, Ala. - Co-chairs of the Alabama Opioid Overdose and Addiction Council, Attorney General Steve Marshall, Commissioner Lynn Beshear of the Alabama Department
Madison, Ala. – The Arc of Madison County, an advocacy program for people with intellectual and developmental disabilities, was chosen as one of ten programs