Education Resources

In addition to the free Wellness Education courses offered through Wings Across Alabama, these resources may also be helpful for learning about mental health and locating services to help support wellness and recovery. 

Addiction Prevention Coalition: The Addiction Prevention Coalition (APC) is a non-profit community resource that aims to eliminate addiction in Central Alabama. Originally named The Freedom Source, APC has been providing support for the greater Birmingham area for over a decade. 

Anxiety & Depression Association of America: ADAA improves the quality of life for those who suffer through evidence-based educational resources, professional practice, and scientific research.

ASPARC: Free QPR Gatekeeper Suicide Prevention Training. ASPARC is a non-profit 501(c)3 organization established to help prevent suicide in the state of Alabama through education, advocacy, and awareness.

Cafe TA Center: CAFE TAC provides technical assistance, training, and resources that facilitate the restructuring of the mental health system through effective consumer directed approaches for adults with serious mental illnesses across the country.

Council on Substance Abuse: COSA is a private 501 (c)(3) non-profit organization founded in 1973 to promote the understanding that alcoholism and other drug dependence are preventable and treatable diseases. 



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Mental Health America: Mental Health America advances the mental health and well-being of all people living in the U.S. through public education, research, advocacy and public policy, and direct service.

Mindspring Mental Health Alliance: Mindspring provides no-cost mental health education, support, and advocacy programs. All of Mindspring’s programs feature evidence-based curriculum and are available to all community members.

RESPECT Initative of Alabama: The RESPECT Initiative of Alabama gives hope and recovery a voice one story at a time.  Email Alex Cyr at for dates and to sign up.

Substance Abuse & Mental Health Services Administration:  The Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA) is the agency within the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services that leads public health efforts to advance the behavioral health of the nation.