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Johnny Manziel to serve as keynote speaker VitAL Alabama Annual Conference in August

"Johnny Football" is coming to Alabama this fall to speak on mental health and substance abuse, two issues he has struggled with in his journey from Heisman winner to the NFL and beyond.

Man taken for mental evaluation after jumping naked into fish tank at Leeds Bass Pro Shops

The Leeds Police chief confirmed a man was taken into custody late Thursday after a mental breakdown Thursday at Bass Pro Shops in Leeds.

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Tuberville names Boaz Army veteran Spc. Matt Brannon as 'Veteran of the Month'

U.S. Senator Tuberville names Spc. Matt Brannon as Veteran of the Month

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Ashley Carter: God will carry you through the storm

After weeks of anxiety and many unknowns, I turned to my physician for help rather than my pastor. I know that in some instances we need both, but my situation proved otherwise.

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Former NFL quarterback, Heisman finalist Ryan Leaf speaks about opioid addiction and mental health at VitAL summit

Former NFL quarterback and 1997 Heisman Trophy finalist Ryan Leaf spoke at the Grand Bohemian Hotel in Mountain Brook on Thursday about his struggle with opioid addiction. 

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

Years of work and legislation to support law enforcement dealing with the mental health crisis in Alabama are paying off statewide.

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Diana Crews: Parents need to opt their kids out of Biden's Unity Agenda

We are seeing the government create wars in the minds of our children.

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Amie Beth Shaver: Parents, not government, protect children's mental health

And then, the weight of what our elected officials continue to do to all of our children smacked me. Hard. Because it is the opposite of protecting.

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Bama's Nick Saban, Bryce Young featured in mental health segment on NBC's 'Today' — 'Pressure is kind of self-inflicted'

In an interview that aired Tuesday on NBC's "Today Show," University of Alabama head coach Nick Saban touched on the mental health side of college athletics.

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'Bad things happen behind closed doors all the time between kids and adults' – Concerned parents address school mental health counselors

Concerns linger for children 14 and older who can have unsupervised consultation with school mental health counselors without the knowledge or consent of parents.

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2022 KIDS COUNT Data Book shows Alabama ranks 46th for child well-being

There is good news and bad news from the latest Annie. E. Casey Foundation’s KIDS COUNT Data Book.

Alabama-based non-profit seeks to address mental health needs of law enforcement

An Alabama man is trying to address the mental health issues and stresses faced by law enforcement in the state.

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House passes bill to fund mental health coordinators at every public school system

The Alabama House of Representatives passed legislation that would authorize the state to pay for 142 mental health coordinators for...