The State of Alabama has several organizations and associations, both government operated and non-profit, dedicated to promoting emotional well-being and mental wellness in our state.
Alabama Mental Health Counselor Association
The Alabama Mental Health Counselor Association (ALMHCA) is a division of the Alabama Counseling Association dedicated to the needs and interests of mental health counselors, particularly those of Licensed Professional Counselors in Alabama.
To enhance the profession of mental health counseling in Alabama through advocacy, education to the general public, professional development of counselors, and the promotion of licensure.
National Alliance on Mental Illness of Alabama
The Alabama chapter of the National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI Alabama) is an organization comprised of local support and advocacy groups throughout the state dedicated to improving the quality of life for persons with a mental illness in Alabama.
The mission statement/purpose of NAMI Alabama is to provide support, education, and advocacy for persons with mental illnesses, their families, and others whose lives are affected by these brain disorders.
Alabama Department of Mental Health
The Alabama Department of Mental Health (ADMH) is an Alabama government agency that provides technical, financial and management support to its various specialized sections.
Their mission is to:
Lead Alabama’s efforts to enhance the health and well-being of those impacted by mental illnesses, developmental disabilities, substance abuse and addiction.
The Alabama Department of Mental Health envisions a future for Alabama when everyone with a mental health need at any state of life has access to effective care and supports essential for living, working, learning and participating fully in the community with dignity, respect and hope.
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