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"Stress"

Click Link to View. The impact of stress on our life and tips to help with cope with it. More...

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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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Depression Striking More Young People Than Ever

New research shows there's been a sharp spike in cases of major depression in the United States in recent years, especially among teens and millennials. More...

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Deciding To Manage Anger

Though anger is a normal human emotion, the way you choose to express your anger may not be normal or acceptable to those around you. If you suspect you have an anger problem, or if people you respect have told you that you do, we invite you to read on so as to learn about how to gain better control over your anger. 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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Race May Play Role in Kids' Suicide Risk
It's generally assumed that suicide is more common among white kids in the United States than their black peers. But that's not the case among 5- to 12-year-olds, new research shows. More...

Screening May Miss Signs of Autism, Especially in Girls: Study
An important checklist used to screen for autism can miss subtle clues in some children, delaying their eventual diagnosis. More...

Language Used in Medical Record Can Affect Patient Care
Stigmatizing language used in medical records to describe patients can influence medical students and residents in terms of their attitudes towards the patient and their clinical decision-making, according to a study published in the May issue of the Journal of General Internal MedicineMore...

Adding Chiropractic to Usual Care Beneficial for Low Back Pain
For active-duty military personnel, the addition of chiropractic care to usual medical care is associated with improvements in low back pain intensity and disability, according to a study published online May 18 in JAMA Network OpenMore...

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


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