Saturday, August 23 2014 3:45 PM EDT2014-08-23 19:45:44 GMT
A senior Hamas leader says the group signed a pledge to back any Palestinian bid to join the International Criminal Court. Such a step could expose Israel - as well as Hamas - to war crimes investigations.More >>
Israel bombed an apartment tower in downtown Gaza City on Saturday, collapsing the 12-story building in an unprecedented strike, while Hamas kept up heavy rocket fire that sent more Israelis fleeing border areas close to...More >>
Saturday, August 23 2014 3:35 PM EDT2014-08-23 19:35:39 GMT
Organizers expect up to 5,000 people to attend a march protesting the death of an unarmed black man who died after being placed in a chokehold by a white New York police officer.More >>
Thousands of people expressing grief, anger and hope for a better future marched peacefully through Staten Island on Saturday to protest the chokehold death of an unarmed black man by a white police officer.More >>
Saturday, August 23 2014 3:28 PM EDT2014-08-23 19:28:26 GMT
After starting in Kentucky earlier in the month of August, post about "Purge" events have quickly spread across the country. It all started in Louisville, when a picture popped up on social media statingMore >>
The Montgomery Police Department say they have been made aware of the picture that is circulating social media, and are taking the matter very seriously.More >>
Saturday, August 23 2014 2:55 PM EDT2014-08-23 18:55:59 GMT
Iceland's Meteorological Office is reporting a surge in seismic activity at the restless Bardarbunga volcano, but sees no evidence yet of any eruptions.More >>
Iceland's Bardarbunga volcano began erupting Saturday under the ice of Europe's largest glacier, prompting the country to close the airspace over the volcano.More >>
Often the physical, mental and emotional trauma of living through a natural disaster has various effects on the mental health of survivors. Dr. Joseph Ackerson, a professor in UAB's Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Neurobiology, compiled the following list of mental health resources. These resources are a good starting point to finding out what kind of help is out there for tornado survivors.
Alabama Psychological Association (www.alapsych.org or 334-262-8245) for available resources including a list of licensed psychologists throughout the state of Alabama
Alabama Red Cross
Children's Behavioral Health at Children's Hospital
Local churches (do not hesitate to call even if you have not been to church for many years- they are wanting to reach out and help whomever they can).
Catholic Family Services
Local Mental Health Centers
Alabama Department of Human Resources (DHR)
Ackerson and Associates (205-324-8499)
For people that have had a concussion/brain injury, the Alabama Head Injury Foundation (www.ahif.org) and the Alabama Department of Rehabilitation Services.
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