Structure of new WellStone Crisis Center taking shape in Huntsville- WAFF48 Feature Story

Work is well underway. The new center is being built right next to the original WellStone office on South Memorial Parkway. Wellstone CEO Jeremy Blair tells us often times jail or the emergency room isn’t the best place for someone in a mental health crisis. That’s the whole purpose of the new Crisis Diversion Center, […]

WellStone connects veterans to free PTSD medical treatment

[SEPTEMBER 2021] WellStone is proud to offer the Stellate Ganglion Block (SGB) to Alabama veterans experiencing PTSD, at no cost. The SGB is a treatment that existed for many years but has recently been shown to “reset” some of the symptoms of PTSD in the nervous system, especially hypervigilance— an exaggerated state of sensitivity. This […]

WellStone receives over $4 Million from SAMHSA

[SEPTEMBER 2021] WellStone, Inc. is pleased to announce to be an official awardee of the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA) Community Mental Health Centers (CMHC) Grant. The full grant amount is $4.2 million over two years and will fund numerous services, including expanding service levels and access to care, funding full-time employees […]

Mental health emergency care center opens for North Alabama– Feature Story

Alabama took what officials called a big step toward solving a statewide mental health care crisis today with the opening in Huntsville of the first of several new emergency services centers planned statewide. Before the new center, police had two options when responding to a reported mental breakdown, WellStone Emergency Services CEO Jeremy Blair said. […]

Huntsville discusses program to help police respond to mental health calls- WHNT Feature Story

HUNTSVILLE, Ala. – The Huntsville City Council passed a resolution showing support of a an important partnership at it’s May 13 meeting. The partnership will be between the Huntsville Police Department, WellStone Behavioral Health, and the City of Huntsville to develop a mental health crisis Co-Responder Program. Watch the story here.