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East Central Mental Health Center is a comprehensive community mental health center providing mental health, intellectual disabilities, and substance abuse services to the citizens of Bullock, Macon, and Pike Counties.

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Working Toward a Healthy Future for Communities in Bullock, Macon, & Pike Counties

East Central Mental Health Center is a public non-profit corporation governed by a eighteen member Board of Directors appointed by local governments under the authority of Alabama Act 310. The center is a comprehensive community mental health center with professionally trained staff providing the highest quality direct care for persons with mental, emotional, and behavioral disorders.

Services

ECMHC provides quality mental health, intellectual disabilities, and substance abuse services with respect for dignity and privacy to promote recovery.

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Resources

Connecting you with the help you need, we provide various resources including forms, meeting schedules, contacts, and more.

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Your donation helps us ensure that everyone in our community has access to care so they can lead healthier, happier lives.

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Mission

Our mission is to provide quality mental health, intellectual disabilities, substance abuse services within the limits of available resources to citizens of Bullock, Macon and Pike Counties, and assure that these services are provided with respect for the individual dignity and privacy in the least restrictive environment necessary to promote recovery.

Vision

East Central’s vision is that quality mental health, intellectual disabilities, and substance abuse services will promote the health and general welfare of the people of Bullock, Macon and Pike Counties.

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June 06, 2024

Changing the Course on Suicide: The Launch of a New National Strategy for Suicide Prevention

In the United States, someone dies by suicide every 11 minutes; the rates of suicidal behaviors have risen over the past decade; and disparities in suicide rates among certain populations are growing (PDF | 13.4 MB).

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May 10, 2024

Without Maternal Mental Health and Substance Use Interventions, We Can’t Address the Maternal Mortality Crisis

May 1, 2024, marked World Maternal Mental Health Day, and on May 12, 2024, we will celebrate Mother’s Day. While maternal health is a recognized public health crisis in the United States, mental health, substance misuse, and substance use disorder (SUD) are often overlooked as part of the crisis.

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May 08, 2024

Elmo wants to ‘check in’ again, this time as part of a new ‘Sesame Street’ mental health initiative

In recognition of Mental Health Awareness Month, Sesame Street is creating mental health resources for children, all led by Elmo and The Count.

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May 01, 2024

It’s Okay to Not Be Okay: Tips and Resources for Mental Health Awareness Month

It’s May, so just checking in… “How is everybody doing?”

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