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.    

Chill at Depot Park Saturday at first De-Stress Fest

From COVID-19 to politics to the economy and more, it’s been a roller coaster of a past year for a lot of people. And with May marking the recognition of mental health awareness month, mental health care provider WellStone is teaming with local partners to give everyone a few ideas on how to dial back […]

Jacobs proclaims ‘Mental Health Awareness Month’ in Cullman

On Wednesday, Cullman Mayor Woody Jacobs proclaimed the month of May 2021 “Mental Health Awareness Month” in the City of Cullman. Officials from WellStone Behavioral Health who were present at Cullman City Hall to accept the proclamation from Jacobs were Jeremy Blair (Chief Executive Officer), Chris Van Dyke (Chief Operating Officer), Tommie Sanders (Substance Abuse […]

Mental Health Monday: What is psychosis?—WZDX Feature Story

NOVA center explains how psychosis is expressed, and it’s effects on youth. Their new program hopes to identify the signs early and get more people into treatment. During the pandemic we’ve been taking time to talk about different mental health conditions we all might be experiencing. Professionals in Huntsville say there’s one condition that we’re […]