WellStone to Allocate 500 “Recovery Reminder Kits” to Commemorate Recovery Month

[SEPTEMBER 3, 2019]— WellStone will be distributing “Recovery Reminder Kits” in honor of Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration’s (SAMHSA) Recovery Month. Individuals from the community interested in taking one step toward their recovery journey are encouraged to stop by our offices, receive a “recovery reminder” kit and register for services to begin their registration process. This […]

WellStone Celebrates 50th Anniversary Serving North Alabama

[JANUARY 7, 2019] In 2019, WellStone Inc. celebrates 50 years of operations serving the greater North Alabama community. Founded in 1969, WellStone is North Alabama’s largest and most comprehensive behavioral healthcare provider. WellStone served over 13,175 unduplicated individuals in 2018 and the organization continues to grow throughout Madison, Morgan and Cullman Counties. WellStone will commemorate its […]

WellStone to Host Not One More Alabama “Discovery Room” Trailer on Huntsville Campus

[SEPTEMBER 5, 2018] — WellStone will host Not One More Alabama’s new Discovery Room trailer on the Huntsville campus on September 11, 2018 from 1 p.m. to 5 p.m. The Discovery Room is designed to assist parents in the battle against drug use by their children. The trailer mimics a typical teenager’s bedroom and gives guardians […]

WellStone to Provide Free Initial Assessment for Addiction & Substance Abuse Treatment for Morgan County Residents

[AUGUST 28, 2018] – WellStone is making substance abuse and addiction treatment more accessible to the residents of Morgan County with a free service program. WellStone’s New Horizons Recovery Center will waive the initial assessment fee for outpatient treatment for addiction and substance abuse conditions for patients who are residents of Morgan County, Alabama. New Horizons Recovery […]

WellStone Bestows Leadership Awards to Judge Ruth Ann Hall and Garlan Gudger Jr. at the Beacon of Hope Celebration

[HUNTSVILLE, AL] – On May 10, 2018, WellStone bestowed two Dr. Gary W. Porier Leadership Awards to Judge Ruth Ann Hall of Madison County and Cullman City Council President Garlan Gudger Jr. Hall and Gudger were recognized for outstanding leadership in advancing mental health and substance abuse services in Madison County and Cullman County respectively. […]

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 […]