Alabama psychiatric hospital

Alabama psychiatric hospital
7:52 am
Tue September 3, 2013

State's New Psychiatric Hospital Opens in December

A sketch of the state's new $75 million mental health hospital scheduled to open in December

Alabama's new psychiatric hospital is expected to open in December. reports ( that the new facility will replace the old Bryce Hospital, and will also be located in Tuscaloosa like the original Bryce.

   Officials say the new hospital will feature an area designers call a "recovery mall" that includes a chapel, library and canteen. The idea is to allow patients to experience everyday activities in a facility that doesn't feel like a hospital.