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Coronavirus Office Schedule

Coronavirus Office Schedule

Due to the COVID-19 virus pandemic, Southwest Alabama Behavioral Health is taking every precaution to protect patients, staff and our communities. For this reason, our offices will only be open for physician/injection clinics. All other scheduled appointments will be conducted via telephone. Please make sure to contact our main number, 251-575-4203 or your local outpatient office to update your phone number in order for your therapist to contact you for your session. We will evaluate accessibility to services and update weekly. Should you have a crisis, please contact our crisis line 1-800-239-4673.

Thank you for your patience during this critical time.

 

 
Featured Topics
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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328 W. Claiborne St.
P.O. Box 964
Monroeville,
Alabama 36460
Tel: (251)575-4203
Fax:(251)575-9459


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