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Behavioral Health Advocacy

As part of BHA’s children advocacy, our FAST Program provides services to families with school-aged children in West Virginia who have special education needs. FAST can assist with the creation and enforcement of IEPs, mediating discussions with school staff, and more. 

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Adult advocacy services through our BHA program provides support and services to adults with behavioral and mental health disorders who are living in the community, as well as to the residents of Mildred Mitchell-Bateman and William R. Sharpe Jr. hospitals.

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