DHHR recruiting behavioral health professionals with new round of loan incentives

The West Virginia Department of Health and Human Resources (DHHR) has added a new financial assistance initiative to increase West Virginia’s behavioral health workforce as the state’s largest agency tries to fill significant vacancies.

State officials are offering educational loan repayment incentives to attract therapists, social workers and psychiatrists.

“DHHR’s bureaus for Behavioral Health and Public Health are requesting applications for the third round of the Statewide Therapist Loan Repayment Project (STLR . . .