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A statewide phone center for mental health resources for children and teenagers by Children's Alabama is now available. 

The Psychiatric Intake Response Center (PIRC) is a new initiative to help adults be able to find mental health resources. 

Calls to the center are free and confidential. It is open seven days per week from 8 a.m. to 11 p.m. 

The center can be reached at 205-638-PIRC (7472). 

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