On a foggy morning, Angela Wynn heads into the John C. Campbell Folk School in Brasstown, North Carolina. Normally, she’d be starting a day of work as a housekeeper here. But today, she’s at the school for a different reason. She’s here to learn how to cut out wood blanks from Richard Carter, a longtime Brasstown Carver.Continue Reading Take Me to More News
The state’s developing plan to divert the mentally disabled from jails and state hospitals faces organizational and funding challenges.Continue Reading Take Me to More News
West Virginians are experiencing mental illness at rates higher than the national average, and it's even worse in southern West Virginia.Continue Reading Take Me to More News
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.Continue Reading Take Me to More News
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.Continue Reading Take Me to More News
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