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WV Observing National Prevention Week

May 14th, 2024 by WCBC Radio

The West Virginia Department of Human Services is observing National Prevention Week May 12-18. The recognition raises awareness of substance misuse and mental health issues, prevention strategies, and showcasing the effectiveness of evidence-based prevention programs.

Christina Mullins, Deputy Secretary of Mental Health and Substance Use Disorders, said that ongoing teamwork and strategic partnerships with agencies across the state to prevent substance use are making a positive impact.