mental illness

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…

Wife of Alabama AG Steve Marshall dies unexpectedly.

Office cites mental health illness.

Expressions of sympathy are coming in after the death of Bridgette Marshall, wife of Attorney General Steve Marshall.  Marshall’s office says she died this morning ” after a long struggle with mental illness”, but does not specify a cause of death. Marshall is running for the GOP nomination as Attorney General and is in a runoff election on July 17…