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State Cuts Mental Health Funding – Transylvania County, NC


September 26, 2019

The Transylvania County Board of Commissioners approved a resolution asking the N.C. General Assembly to stop cutting Vaya Health’s single-stream funding and to allow it to use its savings to reinvest in services and community support.

Commissioners approved the resolution Monday during their regular meeting.

The resolution was proposed by Vaya Health, which manages publicly funded mental health, substance abuse and developmental disability services in western North Carolina. The state budget calls for a $9 million funding reduction next fiscal year and the following year for Vaya for...

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