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Tuesday, April 15

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News: Community Based Mental Health Services: A Brief History and Implications for the Future
In the early 1960’s, history was being made in public mental health policy as then President John F. Kennedy signed into law the Community Mental Health Act of 1963 (CMHA). A new national direction in the care of persons with serious mental illness was established. By the end of the 19th century....
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News: It Is Really Everyone’s Conundrum
The September 30th Birmingham News carried two articles that deserve the attention of all Alabamians. These articles were positioned next to one another in the Local Section of the News and quite appropriately so.
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Member centers of the Council serve over 100,000 people statewide each year. These centers provide a comprehensive array of mental illness, mental retardation, and chemical dependency services as deemed appropriate for children/adolescents, adults and senior adults. more...


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Services Offered by Member Agencies...

  • Evaluation and Referral

  • Case Management

  • Medication Management

  • Outpatient Therapy 

  • Crisis Intervention Services

  • Education and Prevention Programs

  • Chemical Dependency Services

  • Children's Services

  • Geriatric Outreach Programs

  • In-Home Services

  • Day Treatment Services 

  • Residential Services

  • Nursing Home Outreach 

  • Mental Retardation Services

  • Parent and Community Support

Who We Are

The Alabama Council of Community Mental Health Boards was incorporated in 1972 and initially consisted of 25 members. Today the Council is comprised of 28 Mental Health and Substance Abuse Agencies including the 22 Regional Mental Health Boards incorporated under Act 310.

The purpose of the Council is to act as a liaison between its members, the Federal Government, the State Legislature, and the Alabama Department of Mental Health. The Council offers continuing education workshops and conferences for its members and for social workers, psychologists, counselors, nurses, teachers, consumers, family members, and other mental health professionals.
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