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Mental Health in the News

Bill would allow probate judges to consider substance abuse in involuntary commitment

decisions 3-26-24

Geographic disparities in access to addiction treatment medication may be linked

to race, ethnicity 2-21-24

Alabama’s FOP advocates for more mental health resources for law enforcement 2-18-24

The doctor will see you now: Auburn’s Rural Health Initiative provides innovative health care

access 2-18-24

Longleaf Recovery and Wellness: Changing the way Alabamians view addiction and mental health 2-14-24

Alabama Department of Mental Health gives out $8.5 million in opioid settlement awards 2-13-24

Construction is underway on a new inpatient-outpatient mental health facility in Opelika 2-3-24

Groundbreaking set for new East Alabama Health mental health facility 1-28-24

UAB expands options for students to manage mental health with new virtual group support

programs 1-08-24

Alabama Adds Medicaid Mobile Crisis Services 1-03-24

A new law could help millions of older Americans get mental health help 1-01-24

Wearable Biosensors Predicts Aggressive Behaviors in Autism, Study Finds 12-23-23

Experts Urge Caution in Prescribing Zuranolone for Postpartum Depression 12-22-23

Psych News Alert: Tips for Doctors Working With Kids, Teens Using Mental Health

Apps 12-20-23

New Bill to Expand Home-Based Virtual Mental, Substance Use Care 12-11-23

Alabama County Commissions Association highlights mental health in 2024 legislative priorities 12-11-23

UA’s VitAL program and the Alabama Department of Mental Health partner up for suicide

prevention 11-7-23

Commerce teams in free mental health training for businesses 11-3-23

Tuscaloosa’s New Mental Health Crisis Center Nears Grand Opening 10-16-23

SCAMHC awarded $1M grant 10-1-23

Kids’ ER visits for mental health crises rise when school term begins 9-22-23

Tuscaloosa ‘Out of the Darkness’ walk aims to raise awareness about suicide 9-18-23

It’s National Recovery Month, a time to raise awareness of mental and

substance disorders 9-6-23

Central Alabama Veterans Health Care System revamps mental health

treatment program 9-6-23

How to get Narcan in Alabama, a potentially life-saving medication used in

overdose cases 8-31-23

Positive data announced in phase 3 study of nasal spray for social anxiety disorder 3-24-23

Experts say low pay for mental health professionals has led to statewide staff shortage 3-6-23

Alabama Medical Association pushing for naloxone to be available over the counter 2-20-23

UM Opens Grainger Community Counseling and Wellness Clinic Offering Free Mental Health Services to the Public 2-20-23

The importance of Black mental health 2-3-23

Alabama Department of Corrections pick new inmate healthcare provider 2-2-23

Mental health, fentanyl issues for legislators, Alabama speaker says 2-2-23

Mental health care expands at Tuscaloosa Co. Jail 1-31-23

Baldwin County deputies train on mental health after Alabama law concerning crisis centers goes into effect 1-23-23

New Heights Community Resource Center opens in Tuscaloosa 1-18-23

988 Lifeline sees boost in use and funding in first months 1-16-23

Black men and therapy 1-15-23

Experts raise alarm over TikTok’s impact on mental health 1-11-23

‘Operation We Remember’ kicks off in Enterprise 1-7-23

Mental health phone response center expands to all Alabama counties 1-4-23

Mental health professionals say we are in a “children’s mental health crisis” 12-30-22

Mental health crises center planned for mid-2023 12-6-22

Alabama firefighters receive funding to expand mental health services 12-2-22

Huntsville Police now fully staffed with mental health professionals 11-30-22

Telepsychiatry Collaborative Care Found Effective for Treatment of Complex Disorders in Rural

Areas 11-29-22

Children’s of Alabama expands Psychiatric Intake Response Center (PIRC) 11-28-22

Here’s how some therapists are tackling structural racism in their practice 11-25-22

Auburn professor conducts research on mental health in prisons 11-23-22

‘Stop Judging; Start Healing’ summit to alter language around substance use disorder 11-22-22

Alabama council makes plans to spend millions from opioid settlements 11-17-22

Perry County Prison to house its first group of parolees by end of the month, official

says 11-11-22

New mental health Crisis Care Center set to open in Jefferson County next month 11-10-22

Montgomery police work with area providers to help those in mental health crises 11-1-22

Alabama will get nearly $300 million in opioid settlements. How will we spend it? 10-26-22

Group bridging gaps in mental healthcare in Mobile, Baldwin Counties 10-25-22

Military suicide rate drops as mental health programs are pushed by leaders 10-22-22

U.S. health officials recommend children get screened for anxiety 10-21-22

Governor awards over $19 million to improve Alabama communities; Elba and New Brockton each to receive funds 10-21-22

Alabama elected officials, candidates sign pledge to advance mental health policy 10-19-22

New facility responds to mental health emergencies 10-19-22

Involuntary commitment law changes get final passage 3-18-2022

AL House approves two new facilities for the Wiregrass in budget 3-16-22

$12 million drug lag, mental health center coming to Dothan 3-16-22

Alabama House passes General Fund Budget, includes increased mental health funding 3-15-22

Alabama Is Steps Away From Making Gender-Affirming Care a Felony 3-15-22

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