WellStone announces mental health hiring event – Huntsville Business Journal

  Do you want to be a part of building better access to mental healthcare across our state? Quality mental healthcare workers play a vital role in achieving this reality. WellStone, North Alabama’s nonprofit mental health center, is hosting a job fair on Friday, July  22, from 9am –4pm in hopes of filling dozens of vacant positions. The […]

WellStone to host hiring event to tackle workforce shortage – WHNT

“At a time when demand for mental health services has dramatically increased, WellStone and all behavioral health providers are experiencing a significant workforce shortage,” said Jeremy Blair, WellStone CEO. “It is a great time to apply for a position with the largest behavioral health provider in North Alabama to make a difference in lives we […]

Sonja and Jonathan Rossow: Inspired to Give, and Give Again

Like most nonprofits, WellStone relies on the generosity of donors to maximize its impact. We are grateful for every donor who supports and strengthens our mission. While there are plenty of reasons to give, there are also many ways to give. This week, we celebrate Sonja and Jonathan Rossow, who recently became WellStone’s first monthly, […]

Beginning Therapy: 6 Things to Consider before Your First Outpatient Appointment

Picking up the phone to call a therapist can be intimidating and nerve-wracking, whether it’s your first, or fourth, attempt. Whatever made you seek guidance is valid, and by starting the search process you are one step closer to building a life that you can love and enjoy more fully. In case you haven’t experienced […]

5 Signs of a Mental Health Crisis— WAAY31 Feature Story

According to the Alabama Department of Public Health, Alabama had a higher rate of suicides than homicides in 2019. Suicide rates for Alabama have been consistently higher than U.S. rates. Help is out there. Health experts want to make sure everyone knows the signs to look for if someone you love is in trouble. Josaylon Henry, […]

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 […]