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Underage Drinking Video

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"We Love Them to Death"

"We Love Them to Death" encourages adults to take a proactive approach to keeping Alabama's youth safe from alcohol. More...

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Mental Health First Aid

Mental Health First Aid is a groundbreaking public education program that helps the public identify, understand, and respond to signs of mental illnesses and substance use disorders. More...

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Stress Reduction and Management

When you're stressed, your breathing tends to become quick and shallow. So reminding yourself to breathe slowly and deeply makes this the perfect tool for self-regulating your nervous system and lowering your levels of stress.Here are four breathing exercises you can learn and do in just minutes: More...

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Hold That Pose: Yoga May Ease Tough Depression

The calming poses and meditation of yoga may be just what the doctor ordered when it comes to beating depression. More...

 
Your Path to Improving Your Mental Health

West Alabama Mental Health Center is a regional mental health center located in the Blackbelt area of West Alabama serving Choctaw, Greene, Hale, Marengo, and Sumter counties. WAMHC is a comprehensive community mental health center providing services to people with mental illness, intellectual disabilities, substance abuse and children with serious emotional disorders. Through our prevention program we help at-risk and other students stay off drugs and in school. We also work with many community agencies to bridge the gap between services.

If you are seeking services call our Access-to-Care at 1-800-239-2901.

 

The Long Term Consequences of Being Bullied

There was a time when bullying in schools and neighborhoods was nothing more than kids pulling pranks on one another. In other words, it was just an example of "kids being kids." There was even the attitude that, if the target of the bullying would just... More...

A Multidimensional Approach to Depression

It's no secret that depression is one of the most intractable mental health challenges faced by society. By intractable, I mean that depression is a stubborn disease. Did you know that according to Dr. Richard Friedman, only 33% of those with a major depressive disorder will experience full remission of their symptoms after the first round of treatment? More...

 
 
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1215 South Walnut Ave.
Demopolis, AL 36732
800.239.2901
334.289.2416 (fax)


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