SAMHSA Region IV
61 Forsyth Street, S.W.
Atlanta, GA 30303
- National Resources
- Behavioral Health Barometer: National & State, 2015
- Behavioral Health Barometer: HHS Region 4, 2014 (PDF | 3 MB)
Stephanie McCladdie, M.P.A. has spent the past 10 years as the Director of Prevention Services for the Alabama Department of Mental Health in Montgomery, Alabama. In her capacity as Director of Prevention Services, she served as the National Prevention Network representative and as the Co-Chair of the Multicultural Committee for the past six years. She also has served as a past Co-Chairman of the National Prevention Network Research Conference. As Director of Prevention Services she had direct responsibility for the twenty percent set aside for primary prevention services. Additionally, she had responsibility to ensure the tenets of the Strategic Prevention Framework be utilized in state and community service provision for sixty-seven counties. She brings extensive experience from the fields of community mental health for over 25 years. Prior to joining the Department of Mental Health, she worked for Auburn University, University of Hawaii, three state governments and the Department of Defense in the areas of Community Mental Health, Education, Planning/Development & Evaluation and Human Services. She has developed a combination of work experience and education to facilitate interests in health disparities, poverty, substance abuse prevention, HIV/AIDS, community mobilization, cultural integration, faith-based issues, family advocacy and military families. Her professional career outside of state government includes being a board member for the Central Alabama Fair Housing Board whereas she works toward the education of fair housing practices for citizens of central Alabama. Ms. McCladdie has been an on-going grant reviewer for several federal agencies in the areas of mentoring, violence, substance abuse prevention, health disparities, behavioral health and community education.