Tips to Deal with Stress and Anxiety during the Pandemic–WZDX Feature Story

Odds are the coronavirus pandemic has impacted your mental health. From sending kids back to school to facing financial hardships, the pandemic has added many stressors to our lives. A recent report by the CDC found that 40% of adults in the U.S. are struggling with mental health issues due to the pandemic. To help manage […]

COVID & the Classroom: Coping with the Struggle– WHNT Segment Feature

From checking in with friends to checking in with healthcare providers, it is crucial to take the time to manage your health and your children’s. They may not say they’re stressed, but they will show it. “Any type of change in a student’s regular behavior,” said WellStone School-Based Therapy Program Manager Brittany Scott, “whether it’s […]

Madison County and Huntsville City Schools Partner with WellStone to Support Student Health– WAFF48 Feature Story

HUNTSVILLE, Ala. (WAFF) – Madison County Schools and Huntsville City Schools are partnering with Wellstone Behavioral Health to provide teletherapy now that schools are going remote for the start of the school year. In just a few weeks, classes for Madison County and Huntsville City students will start remotely, a fact officials say may cause […]

WellStone School-Therapy Program to Provide Student Services with HEALS, Inc. for First Nine Weeks of 2020 Fall Semester

[HUNTSVILLE, AL]  With Huntsville City and Madison County schools officially announcing a virtual re-opening, WellStone’s School-Based Therapy (SBT) Program and HEALS, Inc. will continue to provide services through telehealth and in-person at the Nova Center and Heals Clinic locations for at least the first 9 weeks of the school year starting August 17 for Huntsville City Schools and August 19 for Madison County Schools.  Services available also […]

Mental Health Crisis Response Team in Cullman County- Cullman Times Feature Story

WellStone, provider of mental health services to Cullman and Madison Counties, sent notification to The Tribune on Monday that “a Mobile Crisis Team will officially be added to WellStone Cullman’s program list. An initiative led by Senator Garlan Gudger, the two-person team is available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, 365 days a […]

Safe Drug Disposal Pouches Distributed to Huntsville Communities—WHNT19 Feature Story

In celebration of National Prevention Week, 19,600 safe drug disposal pouches were provided by several local organizations, including Leidos and its subsidiary Dynetics, the Alabama Department of Mental Health and WellStone. This was possible thanks to the collaboration with the Community Anti-Drug Coalitions of America (CADCA) Read the full story here.

Navigating COVID-19 & Your Mental Health-WAFF48 Feature Story

WAFF48 gains insight for navigating mental health through COVID019 from Chief Clinical Director Josaylon Wade. “We definitely are seeing an increase with people’s anxiety and depression. Often times we think about our physical health, our medical conditions. We forget about our mental health.” Read the full story here. 

WellStone Still Offering School-Based Therapy throughout Pandemic— WZDX Feature Story

WZDX highlights  that WellStone’s School-based Therapy Program is still active amid the pandemic in-person and through Teletherapy, for new and existing clients. WellStone’s School-based Therapy Manager Brittany Scott says, ““In this time of uncertainty, having a sense of normalcy can provide emotional stability. It is crucial for clients to continue receiving therapy at this time […]