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 […]

WellStone announces new CEO

Our Board of Directors are pleased to announce Mr. Jeremy Blair as our new Chief Executive Officer. Jeremy is a graduate of Harding University and a Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist. He has over 17 years of experience in mental health and substance abuse services. Formerly with The Bridge, Inc., he joined WellStone in 2011 […]

WellStone Sponsors Local Law Enforcement Training

Partnering with the local chapter of the National Alliance on Mental Illness and Auburn University at Montgomery, WellStone Behavioral Health helped sponsor Crisis Intervention Training for area law enforcement April 25-28 at Calhoun Community College in Huntsville. The CIT training is a nationally recognized best-practice designed to help law enforcement identify mental illness and substance […]

Mental Health First Aid Classes Available

In recognition of May as Mental Health Awareness Month, WellStone Behavioral Health is offering two highly respected courses that will be open to the public: Adult Mental Health First Aid:   Friday / May 5, 2017 / 8 am – 5 pm / WellStone Community Room / $25 per participant / Class size limited to 21. […]