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Cherokee Etowah Dekalb CMHC – Attalla

Address: 425 5th Avenue NW - Attalla, AL
General Phone Number: 256-492-7800
Website: http://cedmentalhealth.org
Facility Type

Cherokee Etowah Dekalb CMHC provides the following mental health rehabilitation services in Attalla.

  • Mental Health Treatment Center
  • Treatment for Co-occuring Disorders Such as Substance Abuse

Cherokee Etowah Dekalb CMHC is run by a private non-profit organization and is licensed as a Federally Qualified Health Center.


Service Settings (e.g., Outpatient, Residential, Inpatient, etc.)

Cherokee Etowah Dekalb CMHC provides treatment in the following settings.


  • Outpatient mental health rehabiliation
  • Partial hospitalization/day treatment
Emergency Mental Health Services

Cherokee Etowah Dekalb CMHC provides the following emergency mental health treatment and services.


  • Crisis intervention team
  • Psychiatric emergency onsite services
  • Psychiatric emergency mobile/off-site services
  • Psychiatric emergency walk-in services
Mental Health Treatment Approaches

Cherokee Etowah Dekalb CMHC utilizes the following treatment approaches.


  • Activity therapy
  • Behavior modification
  • Cognitive behavioral therapy
  • Couples/family therapy
  • Dialectical behavior therapy
  • Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing therapy
  • Group therapy
  • Individual psychotherapy
  • Trauma therapy
Pharmacotherapies & Medications

Cherokee Etowah Dekalb CMHC utilizes the following pharmacotherapies & medications in the treatment process.


  • Chlorpromazine (Thorazine®)
  • Fluphenazine (Prolixin®)
  • Haloperidol (Haldol®)
  • Loxapine (Loxitane®)
  • Perphenazine (Trilafon/Etrafon/Triavil/Triptafen®)
  • Aripiprazole (Abilify®) 
  • Asenapine (Saphris/Sycrest®) 
  • Brexpiprazole (Rexulti®) 
  • Cariprazine (Vraylar®) 
  • Clozapine (Clozaril®) 
  • Lurasidone (Latuda®) 
  • Olanzapine (Zyprexa®) 
  • Olanzapine/Fluoxetine combination (Symbyax®) 
  • Paliperidone (Invega Trinza®) 
  • Quetiapine (Seroquel®) 
  • Risperidone (Risperdal®)
  • Ziprasidone (Geodon®) 
Payment Information

Information regarding payment(s) accepted at Cherokee Etowah Dekalb CMHC and possible financial assistance.


  • Community Mental Health Block Grants
  • Federal Grants
  • Medicare
  • Medicaid
  • Military Insurance
  • Private Insurance
  • Private or Community Foundation
  • State Correction or Juvenile Justice Funds
  • State Education Agency Funds
  • Cash or Self Payment
  • State-Financed Healthcare Plan Other Than Medicaid
  • State Mental Health Agency Funds
  • State Welfare or Child and Family Service Funds
  • U.S. Department of VA funds
Special Programs / Groups Offered

Information regarding specialty programs and groups offered at Cherokee Etowah Dekalb CMHC.


  • Persons with co-occurring mental and substance use disorders
  • Children/adolescents with serious emotional disturbance (SED)
  • Persons with serious mental illness (SMI)
Screening & Testing

Cherokee Etowah Dekalb CMHC offers the following screening and testing services to mental health clients.


  • TB Screening
Ancillary Services

Cherokee Etowah Dekalb CMHC provides the following ancillary services in addition to mental health treatment.


  • Assertive community treatment
  • Case management
  • Court-ordered outpatient treatment
  • Education services
  • Family psychoeducation
  • Housing services
  • Intensive case management
  • Mentoring/peer support/consumer-run services
  • Supported housing
  • Suicide prevention services
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