WellStone Cullman to Provide Temporary Free Outpatient Substance Abuse Treatment To Cullman County Residents

[MARCH, 5 2018] – WellStone Cullman recently announced it will temporarily waive all fees associated with outpatient treatment for addiction and substance abuse conditions. Services are offered through WellStone’s New Horizons Recovery Center, which provides counseling and treatment for adults facing substance use disorders. Patients must reside within Cullman County to access the free services. […]

WellStone Manager Highlights Importance of Communication After Mass Casualty Events- WAAY 31 Feature Story

WellStone’s Adult Outpatient Manager Alice Kindred spoke with WAAY 31 about how parents should speak to their children after mass tragedies occur. Kindred says that it’s important to have and encourage open communication, even when conversations can be difficult. She suggests basing the amount and depth of information on the child’s age. She also advises […]

WellStone Announces a Partnership with Cullman Regional Medical Center to Offer 24/7 Mental Health Evaluations

[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 […]

WellStone Launches New Jail Diversion Program in Collaboration with Madison County Corrections

[HUNTSVILLE, AL] – WellStone announces the launch of a Jail Diversion Program in collaboration with Madison County Jail. The Jail Diversion Program identifies detainees who are eligible for release, either under supervision or directly to the community, who have continuing mental health care needs. The goal of the program is to reduce the recidivism rate […]

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 Therapist Volunteers Her Services in India

My Experience of Gratitude: By Rashmi Jadeja Chauhan For the past three years in a row, I have been blessed with the opportunity of doing volunteer work in India. While working there, I have felt great levels of gratitude, met new people, and helped to spread happiness to the human beings who came to the […]

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 […]