Making Recovery Possible Through Better Skills

Training interpreters in a practice profession approach to mental health interpreting.


ADMH Consumer Rights Video

Here is our recently released ADMH Consumer Rights Video

ODS has been quietly producing Deaf 2-5-8 videos for a while.  Recently ODS has started to expand offerings to include broader public service announcements such as this client rights video.

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Check out the Fall edition of the Signs of Mental Health, Deaf Services' quarterly publication. [Click Here to Read It] 

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Neil Glickman said of Alabama's mental health interpreters that, “[T]he sophistication of these interpreters in mental health not only meets the level of best practice, it establishes it.”  This is high praise from one of the world’s leading experts in Deaf Mental Health Care. It is not mere chance that Alabama is home to a program that garners such praise. It is the result of years of planning and work that has gone into building a stellar mental health interpreting program.

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The Class Is Full.  Thank You!

The MHIT 2023 Interpreter Institute will be held July 31 - August 4, 2023, in Montgomery, Alabama. The CORE class is currently full and we are no longer accepting applications. 

The ALUMNI session, which will be virtual, is still accepting applications.  

The Office of Deaf Service can now offer Mental Health First Aid training to programs and agencies serving deaf people in Alabama. 
*New Dates will be added
in 2023

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