Children’s Health

DHHR To Distribute Federal Funding For Mental Health And Substance Use Services

In a release, the DHHR outlined seven grant programs that will support various health initiatives across the state.

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Child Mental Health Program Showing Positive Results

Department of Health and Human Services studies show one in four West Virginia adults have a mental illness, but more than one in three adolescents report feeling sad or hopeless and one in five have considered suicide.

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Children’s Crisis Center Will Offer ‘Safe Haven’ Treatment

A proposed Children’s Crisis Center is intended to offer a safe alternative to the use of hospital emergency departments and hotel rooms for children experiencing a behavioral health crisis and who have been removed from their homes.

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Changing our Approach to Children's Mental Health

A California advocacy organization is trying to reinvent America’s approach to children’s mental health. The idea is to remove mental health care from the…

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