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Manchin Gets Funding for Behavioral Health Program

January 26th, 2024 by WCBC Radio

U.S. Senator Joe Manchin announced $700,000 from the U.S. Department of Labor for the West Virginia Higher Education Policy Commission. Funding will support a behavioral health workforce and was secured on behalf of West Virginia through the Fiscal Year 2023 funding bill. The Behavioral Health Initiative serves West Virginians of all ages dealing with behavioral and emotional challenges, mental illness, stress, trauma and substance use disorders, and will train and place behavioral health professionals in communities across West Virginia.