Wings Across AL Blog

Wings Across Alabama posts up to date information about services that support recovery and growth of the mental health community and it’s peer organizations.

May APPR Course begins May 7th

Course dates are May 7 – May 27. Click the APPR tab for more information on how to register.


YOU, in an anti-stigma VIDEO?

We are looking for individuals who are willing to do a video on the stigma they have experienced while interacting with any  of the following:  law enforcement, first responders, paramedics, pharmacist, doctors and health care providers. The video will be professionally produced and will appear on TV statewide, the Department of Mental Health and other…

NAMI Alabama Peer Programs Coordinator Job Opening

We will now be accepting resumes for the position of Peer Programs Coordinator. The job description and duties are attached. Qualified candidates must be living in recovery with a mental illness and be certified as a program leader in at least one of the 3 NAMI Alabama peer programs. The deadline to submit resumes is Monday,…

Job Opening: Family Peer Specialist

NOVA provides treatment for individuals ages 15-25 who are experiencing a first episode of psychosis. A Parent Peer is a parent, grandparent or guardian who is parenting, or has parented, a child with serious emotional disturbance or serious mental illness, and can articulate the understanding of their experience and share that experience with another parent/family. Parent Peers…

Job Opening: Certified Peer Specialist- Youth

This is a responsible, professional position who works with young adults who are receiving clinical services through our organization.  The Youth Peer Specialist will work closely with the care coordinator and the Family Peer Specialist to implement the treatment process with the young adult and their family.  They must have personal experience (“lived experience”) in…

Voting Rights Outreach

Self Advocates Becoming Empowered (SABE) is collecting personal experiences of voters with disabilities for the 2020 Election. Learning about these experiences can help election officials improve their voting services and help disability organizations figure out where to focus their voter education. English: https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/SABEGoVoter2020survey. Spanish: https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/SABEGoVoter2020surveySPA Joshua A. Baker, MSW – A Voting Rights Outreach Coordinator with ADAP

Certified Peer Specialist Job Opening

Apply here: https://laserfiche.alabama.gov/Forms/ADMH-Job-Application  KIND OF WORK: This is responsible and confidential work providing peer support services in a variety of settings to include teaching and modeling the value of the individual recovery experience. Assisting in identifying recovery and wellness goals. Assisting individuals with developing coping skills, communication skills, and social skills. Planning and conducting peer-engagement,…

NEWS: Upcoming Crisis Centers for Behavioral Health

The providers and locations of the new crisis centers are AltaPointe Health in Mobile, the Montgomery Area Mental Health Authority, and WellStone Behavioral Health in Huntsville. These centers will help to: Reduce the number of arrests Reduce the frequency of visits to hospital emergency departments Provide individuals in crisis access to care Promote sustained recovery…

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