COSAadmin

May 22, 2019

How People With Mental Illness Become Prisoners in Alabama

By Amy Yurkanin, AL.com Jessica Purshock became an accused felon inside the place she least expected: a facility designed to protect her and others from the […]
May 20, 2019

Outdoor Walking Meetings Boost Your Mental and Physical Health

Go outside and get some fresh air! It’s something our parents told us to do as kids, and it could be just what the doctor ordered […]
May 17, 2019

Striking out Stigma

 MONTGOMERY, Ala.- On Wednesday, May 15th the usual blue and yellow Montgomery Biscuits fan apparel was drowned in a sea of green shirts for an important […]
May 14, 2019

How Addiction Impacts Sleep

By Stephanie James Addiction and issues with sleep are closely related. Each affecting the other, either with sleep issues and pain leading to addiction or addiction […]
May 13, 2019

Taraji P. Henson To Host Summit On Black Mental Health

“We are working towards normalizing the conversation in our communities at a younger age to eradicate the stigma,” said Henson. Actress Taraji P. Henson is pushing her efforts […]
May 12, 2019

COSA Treats Families to Fun Day Out

Hayneville, AL- With summer fast approaching, more families are looking for opportunities to enjoy the great outdoors and take advantage of the wonderful weather. On Sunday, […]
May 9, 2019

Biscuits Set to Host Mental Health Awareness Game

The Council on Substance Abuse-NCADD (COSA-NCADD) is partnering with the Alabama Department of Mental Health and the Montgomery Biscuits to host “Strike Out Stigma Night” on […]
May 7, 2019

Teen Develops ‘Wet Lung’ After Vaping Just 3 Weeks

By Susan Scutti, CNN (CNN) – An 18-year-old woman working as a hostess in a rural Pennsylvania restaurant decided to try e-cigarettes, perhaps another of the […]
May 7, 2019

Woman Loses 2 Sons in One Night to Opioids

By Ryan Bergeron, CNN (CNN) – “Everything just kind of seemed like a blur that day,” Becky Savage said. “Your mind is not really meant to […]
DONATE