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State Has Funds For Mental Health


Last updated 3/12/2020 at 10:54am

It’s becoming a recurrent theme: government agencies that are seeing an increase in services are receiving less funding. Last month we reported the U.S. Forest Service in North Carolina has fewer employees but the number of people using our national forests has increased dramatically.

Now we are informed that the number of people needing mental health, substance abuse and intellectual/developmental services is increasing but funding to provide those services has been decreasing.

Those services are administered in North Carolina’s 22 western counties, including Transylvania, by Vaya He...

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