News Media

A national network’s TV production crew sets up an interview with Sandra Parker, M.D., about the use of “spice” in Mobile County.

AltaPointe Health is more than a community mental health center. We are Alabama’s most comprehensive behavioral healthcare and psychiatric hospital system and the second largest in the southeastern U.S.

Click to visit our Corporate Overview page to learn more.

The AltaPointe Office of Public Relations handles all media inquiries. Calls to other AltaPointe departments will be directed back to our office because our team is most familiar with the unique requirements of the news media. Whatever your needs, we will work to provide interviews and information on deadline. Contact us at

Meet our Public Relations Team

Ashley Babb
Public Relations Coordinator

April Douglas
Public Relations Director

Donna Glover
Public Relations Assistant Coordinator

Robin Riggins
Marketing Executive


Hot off the presses! The AltaPointe Office of Public Relations produces a quarterly newsletter for and about our employees designed to spread the good news about all-things AltaPointe.
Click to visit our Publications page.

News Releases

Check out our latest news releases and contact the AltaPointe Office of Public Relations at if you want to set up an interview. We will make the arrangements for you and accompany you during your visit to one of our campuses.
Click to visit our News Releases page.

Video Archives

Want to learn more about the programs and services AltaPointe Health provides each day? Check out our collection of videos that give you first-hand accounts from our chief executive officer and a few of our staff members and patients.
Click to visit our video archives page.

If you would like to send a media request to us, visit our Contact Us page.

Resources for Journalists

Click here for an Alabama Department of Mental Health Media Guide

Click here for the Carter Center Journalism Resource Guide on Behavioral Health