WellStone Emergency Services (WES) is a 24/7/365 facility for assessment, referral and treatment for individuals with mental health and substance use disorder crises. WES’ purpose is to provide crisis care access for North Alabama residents who are on the journey to recovery, regardless of how they arrive. See more WES information here.

We promote the Recovery Model and focus on assisting individuals in crisis to improve their health and wellness, live self-directed lives and strive to reach their full potential .

Services Offered:

  • Telephone Triage
  • Assessment*
  • Temporary Observation Unit
  • Extended Observation Unit
  • Groups*
  • Individual Therapy
  • Safety Planning
  • Care Management
  • Referral to Internal and Community Programs
  • Medication Assisted Treatment
  • Medically Monitored Detox

* Types of Assessments

  • Level of Care Assessment
  • Psychosocial Assessment
  • Psychiatric Assessment
  • Summary of Unmet Needs Assessment



Our Comprehensive Team:

  • Psychiatrist
  • WES Director
  • Director of Nursing
  • Intake Assistants
  • Triage Therapists
  • Care Managers
  • WES Therapists
  • Certified Peer Support Specialists
  • Certified Recovery Specialists
  • Security Officers
  • Mental Health Techs
  • LPNs & RNs
  • CRNPs
  • Family CRNP

*Types of Groups

  • Substance Use Disorders
  • Recovery
  • Coping Skills
  • Basic Living Skills
  • Medication Education
  • Nursing
  • Health and Safety
  • Readiness for Discharge/Transition


JULY 2021: WES is currently only accepting internal WellStone referrals and triage calls from local law enforcement at our temporary facilities.