WellStone to Run New Mental Health Crisis Center in Huntsville– WAFF48 Feature Story

Helping those struggling with their mental health will soon be easier. The CEO of WellStone Behavorial Health, who is overseeing the project, says this is a long time coming. “Kind of the main focus of the crisis diversion center is to divert folks away from the jail and divert them away from the emergency departments. […]

WellStone Receives Funding for 24/7 Crisis Diversion Center

[MONTGOMERY, AL] On October 28, WellStone was officially selected as one of the three locations in Alabama to establish Alabama’s first 24/7 crisis diversion center in Huntsville. Development is scheduled to start at the beginning of next year. Governor Ivey made the announcement on Wednesday morning at a press conference in Montgomery. During the press […]

Leaders Warn You about Dangerous Teen Apps– WAFF Feature Story

Snapchat, Bumble and TikTok may be apps your children use every day, but they are on a list of 15 apps parents need to be aware of for a reason. This information is according to a local attorney. For Jasmine Butler is the Children’s Division Director at the Nova Center, and she said checking your […]

Help.org Names the Best Drug and Alcohol Rehab Centers in Huntsville

Help.org, a trusted online resource for individuals who struggle with addiction and their loved ones, has announced the Best Rehab Facilities in Huntsville, Alabama for 2020. The informational guide recognizes the top 8 rehab facilities based on cost, treatment options, location, accompanying services and more. Read more here. 

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 […]