COVID & the Classroom: Coping with the Struggle– WHNT Segment Feature

From checking in with friends to checking in with healthcare providers, it is crucial to take the time to manage your health and your children’s. They may not say they’re stressed, but they will show it. “Any type of change in a student’s regular behavior,” said WellStone School-Based Therapy Program Manager Brittany Scott, “whether it’s […]


Madison County and Huntsville City Schools Partner with WellStone to Support Student Health– WAFF48 Feature Story

HUNTSVILLE, Ala. (WAFF) – Madison County Schools and Huntsville City Schools are partnering with Wellstone Behavioral Health to provide teletherapy now that schools are going remote for the start of the school year. In just a few weeks, classes for Madison County and Huntsville City students will start remotely, a fact officials say may cause […]


WellStone School-Therapy Program to Provide Student Services with HEALS, Inc. for First Nine Weeks of 2020 Fall Semester

[HUNTSVILLE, AL]  With Huntsville City and Madison County schools officially announcing a virtual re-opening, WellStone’s School-Based Therapy (SBT) Program and HEALS, Inc. will continue to provide services through telehealth and in-person at the Nova Center and Heals Clinic locations for at least the first 9 weeks of the school year starting August 17 for Huntsville City Schools and August 19 for Madison County Schools.  Services available also […]


Mental Health Crisis Response Team in Cullman County- Cullman Times Feature Story

WellStone, provider of mental health services to Cullman and Madison Counties, sent notification to The Tribune on Monday that “a Mobile Crisis Team will officially be added to WellStone Cullman’s program list. An initiative led by Senator Garlan Gudger, the two-person team is available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, 365 days a […]


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, […]