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.


What sets you apart makes you great!

“What sets you apart can sometimes feel like a burden and it’s not. And a lot of the time, it’s what makes you great.” —Emma Stone Pink flamingo by Tammy SerioMedium: alcohol ink

You Are Not Alone

As we wrap up the month of May for mental health awareness, we want to continue to keep raising awareness for this important cause. Many of us have suffered from the stigma and discrimination caused by having a mental illness or working to manage our mental health. We want to break down the stigma so…

Introducing Mother Helen

Mother Helen has taken APPR classes, volunteers, paints, has close friendships, a bond with her husband of 50 years and her relationship with God all keep her balanced and well. Mother Helen gives hope that recovery from mental health challenges as possible.

Bloom where you are planted!

It is Mind-Blooming to realize that, your mind is resilient, beautiful and wonderful! During Mental Health Awareness Month, Wings Across Alabama provides services to assist anyone along their journey to wellness through APPR trainings, Warmline and CPS services to help you see where and how to be your best self, your way, in your time….

One Practical tool that everyone can use to improve their mental health

Mental health is essential to everyone’s overall health and well-being, and mental illnesses are common andtreatable. Start by checking in with yourself! Take a mental health screen at MHAscreening.org. It’s a quick, free, andprivate way for someone to assess their mental health and recognize signs of mental health problems.

Help us preserve the Six Protected Classes in Medicare Part D

Wings Across Alabama joined with a number of Alabama health organizations today to ask our state’s congressional delegation to help us preserve the Six Protected Classes in Medicare Part D. These classes ensure that people with complex health issues — including mental illness — have access to the full range of treatment options. Thank you…

Give Yourself a Lift!

Join us this month as we shine a light on American blacks who use their cultural experience to power them through life’s challenges. RoxAnn speaks words of empowerment here in the video Still I Rise by Maya Angelou. How do you lift yourself out of difficult life situations? Share with us in the comments below.

It’s therapeutic …

“Joel” is a depiction of a video game character from a game that I played when I was going through a difficult time. The style is pointillism. I painstakingly placed every single dot on the page for it. It’s therapeutic to take the time to work on that, and the thing that’s great about pointillism is that it encourages…

Hiring Peer Supporters for $18.00 per hour to provide support in an online Facebook Group

Position Objective:  Vibrant Emotional Health is seeking “Peer Supporters” with a healthcare background for the national Disaster Distress Helpline’s (DDH) new Healthcare Peer Support Communities pilot program. Peer supporters will provide structured moderation within an online Facebook Group dedicated to healthcare workers impacted by Covid-19. The peer supporter will engage peers in meaningful discussion on relevant topics and…

Peer Meeting
Peer Support Meeting
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