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

SCAMHC serves all individuals regardless of inability to pay. Discounts for essential services are offered based on family size and income. For more information, contact (334) 222-2523 or our 24/7 Helpline at 1-877-530-0002.



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Menthols Lured 10 Million Americans to Smoking Since 1980: Study - 2021-02-26
"Menthol cigarettes helped lure about 10 million extra Americans into smoking over 38 years, with often deadly results, according to a new study." More

Common Antidepressants Won't Raise Risk for Bleeding Strokes: Study - 2021-02-26
"The most widely prescribed antidepressants in the United States don't appear to increase the risk of the deadliest type of stroke, according to a new preliminary study." More

Mental Health 'Epidemic' Threatens Communities of Color Amid COVID-19 - 2021-02-26
"Communities of color face a burgeoning wave of mental health problems as a result of how the COVID-19 pandemic has changed the way people interact and grieve, experts warn." More

AHA News: Why Experts Say a Good Mood Can Lead to Good Health - 2021-02-25
"Studies show negative emotions- including anger, hostility and pessimism - are linked to a higher risk of heart disease and lower chance of recovery from events such as heart attacks, as well as poorer cognitive health. " More

Mediterranean Diet Could Keep Aging Brains Sharp - 2021-02-25
"Helping your brain stay sharp with age may be as simple as changing up the food on your plate at dinnertime, a new study suggests." More

Alzheimer's May Strike Women and Men in Different Ways - 2021-02-25
"The ravages of Alzheimer's may strike later in women than men, but once it takes hold women tend to deteriorate far faster than men, according to a new study." More

Pandemic Putting Added Strain on Parents of Kids With Cancer - 2021-02-25
"A cancer diagnosis for your child is devastating enough, but new research shows the coronavirus pandemic has made the battle even harder for many families." More

Dogs and Kids Are 'In Sync,' Study Shows - 2021-02-25
"It is an image as heartwarming as any: Young children giggling as the family dog climbs all over them and licks their faces. But new research suggests the bond may be more than playful." More

High Blood Pressure in Pregnancy Could Affect Women's Hearts Long Term - 2021-02-25
"Pregnancy-related high blood pressure can lead to long-term heart risks, new research shows." More

Mental Illness Not a Factor in Most Mass Shootings - 2021-02-25
"Contrary to what many believe, a new study finds that mental illness isn't a factor in most mass shootings or other types of mass murder." More

History of Mental Illness Tied to Earlier Onset of Alzheimer's Disease - 2021-02-25
"People with Alzheimer's disease often have a history of depression or anxiety, which might mean an earlier emergence of memory and thinking problems, a preliminary study suggests." More

COVID Cases, Deaths Plummet in Nursing Homes After Vaccine Rollout - 2021-02-25
"In a hopeful turnaround during a long pandemic, U.S. nursing homes that were once the epicenter of coronavirus infections are now seeing both cases and deaths fall steeply as the country's vaccination rollout starts to take hold." More

Switch to Plant-Based Diet Could Protect Older Women's Brains - 2021-02-24
"New research shows that older women who ate the most plant protein were 21% less likely to suffer a dementia-related death and 12% less likely to die from heart disease, compared with women who ate little to no plant protein." More

3D Mammograms Best at Spotting Tumors, But Many Black Women Missing Out - 2021-02-24
"Access to potentially lifesaving 3D mammography isn't equal, new research shows." More

AHA News: Black, Hispanic Families Hit Hardest by Dementia - 2021-02-23
"While dementia risk in the United States has been relatively stable over the past two decades, racial disparities have remained high, according to research published last year in JAMA Neurology. " More

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