HUNTINGTON, W.Va. -- A West Virginia group is getting federal funding to help tackle substance abuse.
Sens. Jay Rockefeller and Joe Manchin and Rep. Nick Rahall, all D-W.Va., announced the funding for The Healing Place in Huntington on Wednesday.
The group is getting $250,000 to expand its substance abuse residential recovery services and establish a region-wide training program for peer mentoring.
The West Virginia congressional delegation says that expanding access to treatment services like The Healing Place is essential in addressing substance abuse.