19815 Bay Branch Rd
Andalusia, Alabama 36420
(334) 222-2523
HELPLINE: 1-877-530-0002



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SCAMHC is an approved Mental Health site for the National Health Service Corps Loan Repayment program.  Find out the program details and see if you qualify by visiting: http://nhsc.hrsa.gov/

SCAMHC is an Equal Opportunity Provider and Employer and maintains a Drug-Free Workplace

 

 

 

 


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COVID-19

Due to the COVID-19 virus pandemic, South Central Alabama Mental Health is taking every precaution to protect our patients, staff and community.  Therapy services are now being offered via face-to-face or telephone.  Please make sure to notify your local outpatient office on how you wish to proceed in receiving your services.  Should you have a crisis, please call our 24/7 Helpline at 1-877-530-0002.

Thank you for your patience during this critical time.

 
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