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W.Va. Justice Diversion Plan Balances Outpatient Treatment, Public Safety 

The state’s developing plan to divert the mentally disabled from jails and state hospitals faces organizational and funding challenges.

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W.Va. Experiencing Mental Illness At Rates Higher Than The National Average

West Virginians are experiencing mental illness at rates higher than the national average, and it's even worse in southern West Virginia.

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New Art Exhibit Reflects Loss From Recent Academic Cuts At WVU, This West Virginia Morning

On this West Virginia Morning, Education Reporter Chris Schulz sat down with WVU professor and owner of Morgantown art gallery Galactic Panther, Eli Pollard to discuss the exhibit and the impacts of the university’s cuts.

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Cabell Sheriff Says System Broken As 20 Percent Of Mental Safety Pickups Go Unanswered In County

Data from 2020 show 75 instances where people who were approved by the county court system for involuntary commitment weren’t picked up by sheriff’s deputies. The sheriff says his department is overwhelmed.

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