News
  1. Anchorage Daily News — 02/11/2019

    Privatization isn’t a long-term answer for API. But it could help us get out of this crisis. – “Given the scope of the problems at the Alaska Psychiatric Institute (API), it’s important to scrutinize the details of the governor’s plan. It now appears that the short-term contract with Wellpath Recovery Solutions is the first step.”

  2. Heart Health – 02/7/2019

    1 in 4 deaths in the US are due to heart disease. As healthcare professionals, we sometimes respond to acute illnesses or emergencies, but heart health remains incredibly important for our patients! 

  3. Support for Hurricane Michael Victims

    Support for Hurricane Michael Victims “As most Southeast Floridians heard of the devastation caused by Hurricane Michael in the Florida Panhandle, all we could do was pray for those affected. Many of us here at the Southeast region Wellpath Recovery facilities have at some point felt the impacts of such a storm and couldn’t help but think about what we all endured and needed at that time. On Tuesday morning, October 16th, we had been informed that Wellpath Recovery was seeking staff members who would be willing to put their own lives on hold for a short time to go and support the staff, patients and community at Florida State Hospital in Chattahoochee. I was honored to be asked to […]

  4. KSBY – 02/1/2019

    SLO County Jail gets new healthcare provider – “Starting Friday, Feb. 1, Wellpath will now provide all medical care for the inmates at the jail. That includes medical, behavioral health, and dental services.”

  5. Wellpath – 01/31/2019

    “Suicide rates for young people behind bars were 2-3x” higher than those not incarcerated. We found that a variety of stressors increase the risk of suicide, and a new study from @JAACAP now notes that teens are particularly susceptible to these risks.

  6. Wellpath – 01/30/2019

    Next month is American Heart Month! We will be kicking off the movement by participating in “Go Red for Women,” @American_Heart’s initiative designed to increase women’s heart health awareness. Wear something red on Friday to show your support! #WearRedAndGive

  7. Fox 16 – 01/29/2019

    Grant Funds Injections to Help Inmates Kick Addictions – “An injection has helped Arkansas parolees find sobriety and gives them a chance to live a full life without crime. It is called Vivitrol and is injected every 28 days. It is a part of one of the Arkansas Community Correction rehab and re-entry programs.”

  8. Wellpath – 01/25/2019

    The @SLO_CountyGov board of supervisors voted for Wellpath to take over medical responsibilities at their jail. Our goal is for the jail to be accredited by @NCCHC which @SLOSheriff says “exceeds the state standards by which California jails are measured.”

  9. Wellpath – 01/24/2019

    The @DHSWI is partnering with Wellpath facilities to offer soon-to-be-released inmates #Vivitrol, which “blocks opioid receptors in the brain and makes people less likely to abuse opioids.” We’ve seen “inmates seem eager to take advantage of the program.”

  10. American Jail – 01/23/2019

    Hear Our Cries: Inmates Find Redemption Through Song – “His name is Quincy, and he is a pre-trial detainee in the jail, awaiting a new trial after his prison sentence was overturned. People call him Q. When I meet him, I tell him that he’s got the best name for the entertainment industry.”

  11. Wellpath – 01/23/2019

    Before he was an HSA in Washington state, Christopher Mequet served as a Navy Seabee. When asked about how this time impacts his work at Wellpath, he responded, “In the Military… you are also instilled with the sense of camaraderie that is needed in a small team atmosphere.”

  12. Wellpath – 01/22/2019

    Wellpath recently announced its partner facility, Federal Correctional Complex at Beaumont, #Texas, achieved accreditation from the @AAAHC_QUALITY, distinguishing the care provided by Wellpath doctors, nurses, and clinicians as the highest quality for our patients- Great work!

  13. Open Minds – 01/17/2019

    The San Luis Obispo County Board of Supervisors requested this approval on December 11, 2018 for a contract with Wellpath to provide jail health care services, including a jail-based competency treatment program.

  14. Wellpath – 01/17/2019

    VP George Gintoli congratulates @MassGovernor as he kicks off his second term. George, w/ our doctors, nurses and other staff, has worked to transform Bridgewater State Hospital in #Massachusetts – the center piece of Gov. Baker’s promised mental health improvements.

  15. Wellpath – 01/16/2019

    Wellpath RN Sarah Patrick’s efforts at Berrien Co. jail in #Michigan have encouraged more inmates to participate in mental health treatment: “It’s not enough just to provide medication to alleviate symptoms…Medication and treatment work better together.” http://bit.ly/2RGrvBw

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