328 W. Claiborne St.
P.O. Box 964
Monroeville, Alabama 36460
(251) 575-4203
     
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Mental Health First Aid

A training designed to help communities better understand mental illness. More...

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Welcome to Southwest Alabama Behavioral Health Care Systems

 Southwest Alabama Behavioral Health Care Systems is a public non-profit corporation governed by a nineteen member Board of Directors appointed by local governments under the authority of Alabama Act 310. Services are provided by a group of professional counselors, case managers, nurses, psychiatrists and qualified mental retardation professionals. For persons in crisis situations, immediate care is available 24 hours a day through the Crisis Line service. Our professionally trained staff provides the highest quality direct care for persons with mental, emotional, and behavioral disorders.

Serving Conecuh, Clarke, Escambia, and Monroe Counties since 1972.

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ADHD: Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder. A detailed description of Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD), its causes, symptoms and treatments. ADHD is a neurological disorder that develops during childhood and can persist into adulthood. More...
Anxiety Disorders. In this topic center you'll find information on the Anxiety Disorders, including phobia (social anxiety, agoraphobia, etc.), panic disorder, generalized anxiety, post-traumatic stress disorder, and obsessive compulsive disorder. More...
Bipolar Disorder. Bipolar Disorder causes people to swing between extreme, severe and typically sustained mood states which affect their energy levels, attitudes, behavior and ability to function. More...
Depression: Depression & Related Conditions. This center provides an in-depth look at Major Depressive Disorder by summarizing symptoms and diagnostic criteria according to the current standards, prevalence and course, historical and contemporary understandings of the causes of the illness, as well as diagnosis and treatment. More...
Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder. Trauma and Stressor-Related Disorders Trauma contains the following diagnoses: Reactive Attachment Disorder, Disinhibited Social Engagement Disorder, Acute Stress Disorder, Posttraumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD), Adjustment Disorders, and Unclassified and Unspecified Trauma Disorders. More...

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Classic Symptoms of Major Depression
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Parenting, ADHD and Childhood Behavior Problems
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Signs That Someone May Have A Drug Or Alcohol Problem
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Self Help Support Groups
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328 W. Claiborne St.
P.O. Box 964
Monroeville,
Alabama 36460
Tel: (251)575-4203
Fax:(251)575-9459


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