July 06, 2021

Manchin Announces $8 Million For Expansion Of West Virginia Community Behavioral Health Clinics

Charleston, WV – U.S. Senator Joe Manchin (D-WV), member of the Senate Appropriations Committee, today announced $8,000,000 from the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) for three West Virginia Certified Community Behavioral Health Clinic (CCBHC) expansion initiatives. This funding is allocated from the 2020 year-end spending package, the American Rescue Plan and annual appropriations.
“Certified Community Behavioral Health Clinics play a critical role in providing substance use disorder treatment and mental health services to communities across West Virginia. I am pleased HHS is investing in expansion and improvement projects for three of our CCBHCs in West Virginia,” said Senator Manchin. “As a member of the Senate Appropriations Committee, I will continue to advocate for funding and resources to help our state address the drug epidemic and support West Virginians in need.”
Individual awards listed below:
  •        $4,000,000 – Southern Highlands Community Mental Health Center, Inc.
  •        $2,000,000 –Seneca Health Services, Inc.
  •        $2,000,000 – Williamson Health and Wellness Center