Mental Health

Historic Selma church hosts tornado recovery event

From the West Alabama Newsroom– Historic Brown Chapel AME Church in Selma is hosting an tornado recovery event Friday. Balm of Gilead Day focuses on the mental and spiritual health needs of tornado victims — as well as their physical needs. Organizers say the event is a day of healing — hope — and restoration — for families impacted by…

Bestselling Author Katy Milkman Joins David Lamb to Discuss How to Change

The Science of Getting from Where You Are to Where You Want to Be

Award winning Wharton Professor Katy Milkman has devoted her career to the study of behavioral change. Her latest book is called, How to Change: The Science of Getting from Where You Are to Where You Want to Be. ┬áMilkman recently joined David Lamb to discuss what the science says about how to make change stand the test of time. Categories:…

Stress and Pandemic Impact Mental Health in Selma

From the West Alabama newsroom– Mental health awareness is on the rise. And mental health professionals say that that’s the first step — in putting the stigma associated with mental illness to an end. A person’s mental health is extremely important because it impacts their quality of life — their experiences — and their relationships. Cahaba Center for Mental Health…

ASU Professor Writes Children’s Book

"Little Miss Linda Goes to Counseling" Addresses Mental Health Wellness in Black Community

  ASU Professor and Counselor Educator Dr. Linda Holloway has written a children’s book in hopes of normalizing counseling and therapy in the black community. Dr. Holloway recently joined David Lamb on Alabama News Rising to discuss her award winning book Little Miss Linda Goes to Counseling. Dr. Holloway is an advocate for women through her own platform entitled “Women…

A Thankful Heart Linked To Healthy Heart

Dr. Greg Hammer is a Professor at the Stanford School of Medicine and a Physician and he joined David Lamb on Alabama News Rising to discuss his findings on the link between gratitude and psychological and physical health. Categories: Health Matters, News Tags: fitness, Gratitude, health, heart health, Mental Health, thanksgiving

Alabama Crisis System of Care Will Soon Open in Montgomery

The River Region is welcoming a new facility to the area to help people get the right services for their mental health needs. The Alabama Department of Mental Health and the Montgomery Area Mental Health Authority showed off the Alabama Crisis System of Care in action this morning. This center came about after many years of people with mental illnesses…