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 […]
[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, […]
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 […]
[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 […]
The COVID-19 pandemic has proven to be one of the most uncertain and stressful times for many of us. It can begin to weigh us down. And if you feel overwhelmed, stressed or anxious right now, you are not alone. Read the full story here.
Wallace State Community College is now offering free counseling services to students, and in the current crisis, these services are being offered in a virtual environment. David A. Smith, M.S., LPC-S, of WellStone is available four days a week to assist students, no matter how big or small their issue may be. Read the full […]
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.
Local students are getting mental health services more easily thanks to a partnership between local school systems and WellStone. The school-based therapy program helps children who struggle with anxiety, moodiness, and other mental health problems. Students who enroll in the program get counseling during school hours from the school-based WellStone counselor. Read the full story […]
The Madison County probate court will start an Assisted Outpatient Treatment program or AOT on February 3. AOT is a court-ordered program that will focus on outpatient care for people with severe mental illness who are capable of surviving safely in the community with treatment but have shown problems continuing with voluntary treatment. The program […]
[Huntsville, AL] – WellStone announces the strategic expansion of its School-Based Therapy Program with the placement of a therapist in every Madison County and Huntsville City school, beginning with the FY19-20 academic year. The School-Based Therapy Program is operated by WellStone’s Nova Center for Youth & Family, and it serves over 1,500 students in 60+ […]