Children’s Health

State Health Officials Announce Completion Of Medicaid Unwinding

The West Virginia Department of Human Services Bureau for Medical Services released updated data following the completion of the state’s Medicaid unwinding period.

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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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