1. Wellpath Lifesaver Award

      Wellpath Lifesaver Award – Congratulations to Hays County, TX Mental Health Counselor, Tonya Shankle, a recent recipient of the Wellpath Lifesaver Award for exemplary staff.                    

  2. WUWM — 02/13/2019

    Milwaukee County Plans For New Health Services Provider At Jail – “Armor’s contract ends on April 1, and the Board approved a two-year contract for a different private Nashville-based health services provider called Wellpath.”

  3. KTVA CBS 11 – 02/11/2019

    Dunleavy hints at additional privatization beyond API – “Officials have said that under the contract, Wellpath will bring in a team that will work to correct problems relating to staff safety, patient safety and rights, regulatory compliance and the therapeutic environment.”

  4. 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.”

  5. 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! 

  6. 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 […]

  7. 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.”

  8. 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.

  9. 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

  10. 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.”

  11. 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.”

  12. 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.”

  13. 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.”

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