Cleveland County officials aim to improve mental health services

Cleveland County is spending $500,000 to increase mental health services.County commissioners said the money couldn’t come at a better time when mental health challenges continue to rise. Officials with Cleveland County and the Virtue Center – a certified treatment center – said the goal is to reach people struggling with addiction and their family members. They hope the money will help double the number of clients served to 5,000 people per year within the next five years.This will all be funded by money from the America Rescue Plan Act.Cleveland County commissioners will present the $500,000 check to the Virtue Center on Tuesday.

Cleveland County is spending $500,000 to increase mental health services.

County commissioners said the money couldn’t come at a better time when mental health challenges continue to rise.

Officials with Cleveland County and the Virtue Center – a certified treatment center – said the goal

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