ARPA Funds Not Addressing Recruitment at State Hospital for Children

Commonwealth Center for Children & Adolescents (Credit: Dept. of Behavioral Health and Developmental Services)

This summer, five state hospitals that serve Virginians with mental illness had to pause admissions due to staffing shortages

American Rescue Plan funding was supposed to help address that, but as Jahd Khalil reports, the situation has continued to worsen at the hospital that treats children.

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