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August 24, 2016 by Thomas Goldsmith

A new crisis center for mental health patients in five mountain counties should relieve the pressure on emergency departments.

Posted: Monday, August 22, 2016 12:15 am

By This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. Winston-Salem Journal

Local behavioral health services were rated from slightly above to slightly below average in a survey of clients and providers conducted by two research groups.

Smoky Mountain Center MCO announced more details of plans for a 16-bed crisis stabilization unit for mental health, alcohol/drug use or developmental disability needs as an addition to a Wilkes County government-owned building occupied by Daymark Recovery Services at WestPark in North Wilkesboro.

Posted: Tuesday, August 16, 2016 12:15 am

By This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. Winston-Salem Journal

A North Wilkesboro behavioral health center is adding a 16-bed crisis stabilization unit that will serve five Northwest N.C. counties.

Jule Huabbard / Wilkes Journal-Patriot
Updated: Wed Jul 6, 2016

Preliminary plans for a facility in North Wilkesboro to improve access to crisis care and divert people needing this care from hospital emergency departments were discussed during a Wilkes County commissioners meeting Tuesday morning.