More For Mental Health
Last updated 4/12/2021 at 2:09pm
For multiple reasons, Transylvania County is one of the more desirable places to live in the Southeast. However, we also have our problems, as members of the C.A.R.E. Coalition made evident last month at a meeting of the Transylvania County Board of Commissioners.
Reports and assessments over the past few years have shown:
•42 percent of county residents reported that their lives have been negatively affected due to their own or someone else’s substance abuse;
•22 percent of county residents drank to excess;
•72 percent of inmates in the local jail are addicted to drugs, and th...