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Alabama Department of Mental Health gives out $8.5 million in opioid settlement awards

The Alabama Department of Mental Health recently awarded $8.5 million in opioid settlement funds across the state.

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

"Stop Judging; Start Healing," a summit seeking to reduce the stigma surrounding substance use disorder, will make eight stops in 2023.

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Alabama expands peer-supported mental health program for firefighters

The Alabama Department of Mental Health has partnered with the Alabama Fire College to expand and implement the Alabama First Responder Peer Support program. The state is one of the first in the nation to implement the curriculum in recruit schools.

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IQ-based qualifications disconnect could leave some adults diagnosed with autism without services

Adults with autism with an IQ above the age of 70 might not have access to new state services.

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Alabama to participate in national 988 number for those suffering mental health or substance abuse crises

Alabama will join the rest of the nation on July 16 in integrating a three-digit phone number to help citizens address all mental health, substance use, and suicide crises.