Safe Drug Disposal Pouches Distributed to Huntsville Communities– WHNT19 Feature Story

This week is National Prevention Week and several organizations came together to provide thousands of safe drug disposal pouches. Leidos and its subsidiary Dynetics teamed up with the Community Anti-Drug Coalitions of America (CADCA), the Alabama Department of Mental Health, and WellStone to provide 19,600 drug deactivation (safe disposal) pouches to Huntsville communities this week. […]


Navigating COVID-19 & Your Mental Health-WAFF48 Feature Story

May is Mental Health Awareness month. As COVID-19 has changed pretty much everyone’s lives, there’s never been a better time to help ourselves and others. “We definitely are seeing an increase with people’s anxiety and depression,” said Josaylon Wade, chief clinical officer with WellStone in Huntsville. “Often times we think about our physical health, our […]


WellStone Still Offering School-Based Therapy throughout Pandemic– WZDX Feature Story

The program is serving new and existing clients, in person and through Teletherapy, a method of counseling where communication is entirely through phone and video. Since the school systems’ closings, the program has served 1200+ clients. When precautions were becoming enforced, current clients and families were notified by mail of the various options explaining how […]


School-Based Services Still Available to Huntsville City and Madison County School Students Amid COVID-19

[HUNTSVILLE, AL] Amid the transitions that COVID-19 has caused, WellStone continues providing School-Based Therapy (SBT) through the Madison County and Huntsville City school system partnerships. The program is serving new and existing clients in person and through Teletherapy, a method of counseling where communication is entirely through phone and video. Since the school systems’ closings, […]


How to Maintain a Relationship While in Quarantine- WAAY31 Feature Story

One Huntsville marriage counselor says he has been receiving more phone calls for help from couples who are cooped up together during this pandemic. More people are spending time in their homes, which can create stress for some couples. He says the best thing to do to reduce that stress is to make sure you […]


Collaboration Appreciation: Huntsville Police Department Releases CIT Brochure

[HUNTSVILLE, AL]- WellStone is proud to partner with Huntsville Police Department as they offer Crisis Intervention training courses for their officers. The Crisis Intervention Training (CIT) program is a community partnership of law enforcement, mental health professionals, mental health consumers and family member advocates. HPD recently published an official informational piece to make details more […]


Therapist: More Kids Seeking Help Amid COVID-19 Outbreak- WZDX Feature Story

HUNTSVILLE, Ala. — The coronavirus has impacted life for all of us, and for many, it’s a stressful time. Kids are also feeling the stress. Appointments are up at WellStone where therapists at their Nova Clinic are seeing more kids right now who are dealing with stress and anxiety due to COVID-19. Read the full story here.