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Mood Disorders

We seek philanthropic investments to support the recruitment of top tier physician-scientists to grow our faculty, training for our residents who will soon serve as the next generation of care providers, and research acceleration to advance research aimed at developing novel treatments for depression and suicide as quickly and safely as possible. Give now to support this priority. 

Child and Adolescent Psychiatry

Community support is needed to fund cutting-edge research initiatives and specialized training opportunities for medical trainees with an interest in psychiatric illness in youth. Give now to support this priority.  

Addiction Recovery

Gifts will support an array of clinical and laboratory research initiatives to explore the underlying processes involved in substance use and addiction. Additionally, donations provided to this fund will support the development of novel recovery programs aimed at reaching more individuals experiencing addiction and preventing relapse. Give now to support this priority.


We seek contributions to support research acceleration and drug discovery projects. Give now to support this priority.

Substance Abuse Programs

Gifts will support our ability to provide treatment services pivotal to the health and wellbeing of individuals and families affected by substance abuse and mental illness. Outpatient substance abuse treatment services, case management and support is available to anyone seeking treatment, regardless of ability to pay. Give now to support this priority.

Fellowship and Residency Support

Contributions will support specialized training initiatives for UAB psychiatry residents and will encourage more psychiatrists in Alabama to build careers in academic medicine and research. Give now to support this priority. Give now to support this priority.

LGBTQ Mental Health and Wellness Clinic

Philanthropic support is needed for community outreach efforts, to sustain the clinic's operations, and for resident training initiatives that increase cultural competency among medical providers. Your gift will ensure that members of the LGBTQ community in and around Greater Birmingham have access to culturally-competent psychiatric care from a provider with specialized training. Give now to support this priority.

Friends of Psychiatry

Gifts provided to the Friends of Psychiatry Fund are unrestricted and enable the department to quickly respond to changes in the funding landscape and areas of critical need. Give now. 

For more information about giving to the UAB Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Neurobiology, please contact:

Morgan Quarles | Development Officer
UAB | Heersink School of Medicine
P: 205-934-9302 | nmrobinson@uabmc.edu