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 […]
Professionals Say Socializing During Pandemic is Important for Children- WAAY31 Feature Story
Mental health professionals at Wellstone Behavioral Health said social interaction is important for a child’s development, and without it, they could develop signs of depression and anxiety. Read the full story here.
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 […]
WellStone Cullman to Launch New Mobile Crisis Team for Cullman County Residents in Behavioral Health Crises
[CULLMAN, AL] Beginning June 1 , 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 year to respond to Cullman County residents in a mental health or substance use […]
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 […]
School-Based Services Still Available to Huntsville City and Madison County School Students Amid COVID-19
[HUNTSVILLE, AL] Amid the transitions that COVID-19 has caused, WellStone continues providing School-Based Therapy (SBT) through the Madison County and Huntsville City school system partnerships. The program is serving new and existing clients in person and through Teletherapy, a method of counseling where communication is entirely through phone and video. Since the school systems’ closings, […]
How to Maintain a Relationship While in Quarantine- WAAY31 Feature Story
One Huntsville marriage counselor says he has been receiving more phone calls for help from couples who are cooped up together during this pandemic. More people are spending time in their homes, which can create stress for some couples. He says the best thing to do to reduce that stress is to make sure you […]