[CULLMAN, AL] – WellStone announces a partnership with Cullman Regional Medical Center offering 24/7 mental health evaluations. Cullman Regional Medical Center physicians can request an expedited evaluation from WellStone’s on-call staff for patients in the Emergency Room and the entire hospital.
The goal of this partnership is to avoid extended hospital care for patients who need access to outpatient mental health counseling and services rather than hospital-based medical care. WellStone Chief Operating Officer Chris Van Dyke shares, “We are thankful for the opportunity to assist Cullman Regional Medical Center and their patients at this level. WellStone’s professionals will recommend the right level of care for those facing mental health issues. Ultimately, this creates value for the patient, the hospital and the community at large. We are fully dedicated to working in concert with the medical staff at Cullman Regional Medical Center, and we look forward to a successful program.”

 

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About Wellstone: WellStone Inc. is a non-profit community organization that provides mental health and substance abuse services supporting the integrated health of the whole person. WellStone operates 12 facilities throughout North Alabama and Cullman. WellStone is certified through the Alabama Department of Mental Health. WellStone offers programs for children, adolescents, adults, substance abuse, school-based outreach, community services and more. For more information, visit www.wellstone.com. Additional media inquiries can be directed to the Communications Office by emailing pr@wellstone.com or by calling (256) 705-6301.