Wellstone Behavioral Health and Cullman Area Mental Health Authority Announce Merger

WellStone Inc. becomes the largest behavioral healthcare provider in North Alabama [HUNTSVILLE, AL] – On October 1, 2017, WellStone Behavioral Health and Cullman Area Mental Health Authority officially merged as one organization operating as WellStone Inc. The merger creates the largest and most comprehensive behavioral healthcare provider in North Alabama. The combined workforce of 400 […]


WellStone announces new Chief Clinical Officer

WellStone is pleased to announce the promotion of Mrs. Josaylon Wade to Chief Clinical Officer. Josaylon is a graduate of Alabama A & M University with a Master’s Degree in Rehab Counseling.  She has over 19 years of experience in mental health and substance abuse services working with children, adolescents, families and adults.  She is […]


Nova Center for Youth & Family Announces Community Health Initiative Grant

The Nova Center for Youth & Family, the child and adolescent division of WellStone Behavioral Health, was announced as a 2017-2018 recipient of a Community Health Initiative grant through the Jean Wessel Templeton Community Health Initiative (CHI), a part of Huntsville Hospital. The most recent CHI award is for $90,000 and will enable the Nova […]


WellStone Sponsors Local Law Enforcement Training

Partnering with the local chapter of the National Alliance on Mental Illness and Auburn University at Montgomery, WellStone Behavioral Health helped sponsor Crisis Intervention Training for area law enforcement April 25-28 at Calhoun Community College in Huntsville. The CIT training is a nationally recognized best-practice designed to help law enforcement identify mental illness and substance […]


Mental Health First Aid Classes Available

In recognition of May as Mental Health Awareness Month, WellStone Behavioral Health is offering two highly respected courses that will be open to the public: Adult Mental Health First Aid:   Friday / May 5, 2017 / 8 am – 5 pm / WellStone Community Room / $25 per participant / Class size limited to 21. […]


WellStone Leader Testifies to Congress

Leslie Christ, Chief Resource Officer at WellStone Behavioral Health, provided expert witness testimony to Congress in Washington DC on April 5, 2017. Addressing the Subcommittee on Workforce Protections, Ms. Christ provided support for HR 1180, the Working Families Flexibility Act of 2017. This subcommittee of the House of Representatives Committee on Education and the Workforce, […]


The Be Vocal Collection

The Be Vocal Collection – Changing Perceptions of Mental Health in America Search engines often bring up disparaging imagery. We wanted to change that. Teaming up with Getty Images and photographer Shaul Schwarz, we created The Be Vocal Collection to reframe how mental health is portrayed by showcasing 10 people living with mental health conditions. […]


“Out Of The Darkness” suicide awareness walk happening Nov. 6 at Ditto Landing

WHNT – POSTED 10:47 PM, OCTOBER 30, 2016, BY CAITLAN DALLAS, UPDATED AT 08:41AM, OCTOBER 31, 2016 HUNTSVILLE, Ala. – Suicide is something that affects so many of us, but often times there is a stigma associated with it. One organization is hoping break that stigma and  spread awareness this upcoming weekend on November 6th. Kari […]