The Alabama Council of Community Mental Health Boards was incorporated in 1972 and initially consisted of 25 members. Today the Council is comprised of 30 Mental Health and Substance Abuse Agencies. 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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From our Executive Director
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 […]
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Number of years the Alabama Council has been serving local communities
Number of agencies providing mental health and substance abuse services
Number of counties served by a community mental health center