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West Virginia 988 Crisis Line Paying Off

July 10th, 2024 by WCBC Radio

More households, workplaces, and schools are struggling with mental health crises, and a new report by mental health advocacy group Inseparable highlights how West Virginia is handling 988 crisis hotline calls.

Christina Mullins with the West Virginia Department of Human Services says West Virginia’s call center response rate is 90-percent, noting the state prepared up-front to be successful…