Welcome to East Central Mental Health Center

summertime imageEast 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 providing mental health, developmental disabilities, and substance abuse services to the citizens of Bullock, Macon, and Pike Counties . Our professionally trained staff provides the highest quality direct care for persons with mental, emotional, and behavioral disorders. Our mission is to provide quality mental health, intellectual disabilities, and 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.

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Featured Topics
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...
Stress Reduction and Management. A comprehensive overview of how to reduce stress. We cover the nature of stress, and the many different methods people can use to reduce and manage their stress. More...

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East Central Mental Health Center Holiday Schedule
Holiday dates the East Central offices will be closed. More...

ASN: Binge Drinking May Boost Blood Pressure in Young Men
Binge drinking among young adult men may lead to hypertension, according to new research scheduled to be presented at the American Society of Nephrology's Kidney Week 2014, held from Nov. 11 to 16 in Philadelphia. More...

CDC: 'Think Ebola' and 'Care Carefully'
The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention has issued updated guidelines for the use of personal protective equipment by health care workers when caring for patients with Ebola, along with a reminder to health care workers to "Think Ebola" and to "Care Carefully." More...

Living With a Smoker Like Living in a Polluted City: Study
Air-particle levels in smoking households almost 10 times higher than nonsmoking homes. More...

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Annual Board of Directors Meeting
East Central Mental Health Center held its Annual Board of Directors Meeting at the Washington Chapel Tuesday, April 22, 2014 inTuskegee, Alabama. More...


Types of Stress and Their Symptoms
Given that stress has been linked as a co-factor in 95% or all disease processes, a keystone of holistic, alternative health and healing is learning how to effectively manage stress. This learning process begins with recognizing or identifying four specific types of stress affecting you and how these stressors (that is, what demands a change from you) are showing up or manifesting as symptoms in your life. More...


Mental Health First Aid Program
East Central Mental Health is initiating the Mental Health First Aid program in Pike County. More...


Summer Heat and Human Behavior
It is now a well-known fact that weather conditions impact on how people feel and function in their daily lives. In some cases the weather affects physical and emotional health... More...


Some "Views" of Everyday Life
I had an experience this week that I know my readers will find interesting. The experience got me thinking about the nature of reality and perception... In fact, I have to stop and consider what I just wrote. After all, what I found to be so interesting you,... More...





200 Cherry Street

Troy, AL 36081

Phone: (334) 566-6022

Fax: (334) 566-5346

 

 

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