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Helping First Responders In Times Of Personal Crisis On This West Virginia Morning


On this West Virginia Morning, faced with mounting suicides and PTSD rates, West Virginia first responders struggling with job-related mental health issues are taking matters into their own hands. 

Randy Yohe speaks with Dylan Oliveto, the founder of SCARS Support Services. SCARS stands for “shared compassion and resource services” – an organization to help first responders in times of personal crisis. 

Also, in this show, a Nitro elementary school teacher received a $25,000 Milken Educator Award. Emily Rice has more.

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Eric Douglas produced this episode.

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