Charleston, W. Va. – Today, U.S. Senators Sherry Moore Capito (RW.Va.) and Joe Manchin (DW.Va.), members of the Senate Appropriations Committee, announced in support of the rise in substance abuse and the Marshall University mental health National Alliance on Service and Greater Wheeling’s Mental Illness (NAMI). This funding aims to strengthen treatment for people with substance use disorders and severe mental health problems.
“It is imperative that people in West Virginia have access to the mental health and addiction care and treatment they need.” Senator Capito said. “This fund will help have this outlet for care for those who need it most. As a member of the Senate Appropriations Committee, I am proud to advocate and secure funds like this for the people of West Virginia. I think.”
“All West Virginians are affected by the drug epidemic that continues to ravage the state. Expanding access to treatment and mental health care services is critical to addressing this crisis. We are excited to step up our efforts and strengthen our mental health care services, and as a member of the Senate Appropriations Committee, I am committed to providing funding to ensure that all West Virginians in Mountain State receive the care they need. will continue to advocate.” Senator Manchin said.
Individual awards are as follows.
$250,000 – Marshall University
$248,512 – NAMI of Greater Wheeling, Inc.
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