News Releases

Looking for additional information for a news article or other story? Catching up on Vaya Health activities? Review our recent news releases to learn about significant announcements and initiatives. To receive news releases in the future, join our media list by emailing Rachel Leonard-Spencer, Marketing and Communications Coordinator, at

Recent News Releases

pdf-1   NEWS RELEASE – Rally to celebrate recovery, healthy communities April 29 in Marion Posted 4/24/2017

pdf-1   NEWS RELEASE – Mental health screening kiosk now in Macon County Posted: 4/17/2017

pdf-1   NEWS RELEASE – WNC initiative to promote mental health, reduce ED use Posted: 4/11/2017

pdf-1   NEWS RELEASE – Child mental health crisis center planned for Asheville  Posted: 3/27/2017  (updated 3/28/2017)

pdf-1   NEWS RELEASE – Haywood County now hosts mental health screening kiosk Posted: 2/27/2017

pdf-1   NEWS RELEASE – Mental health screening kiosk now in Ashe County Posted 2/27/2017

pdf-1   NEWS RELEASE – Vaya announces administrative consolidation plan Posted: 2/23/2017

pdf-1   NEWS RELEASE – Initiative to help increase independence for people with disabilities Posted: 2/22/2017

pdf-1   NEWS RELEASE – Mental health screening kiosk now in Yancey County Posted: 2/22/2017

pdf-1   NEWS RELEASE – Local officials, advocates celebrate ribbon-cutting for Caldwell C3 Posted 2/21/2017

pdf-1   NEWS RELEASE – Brevard now home to WNC’s first mental health screening kiosk Posted: 2/17/2017

pdf-1   NEWS RELEASE – WNC Substance Use Alliance to tackle opioid epidemic Posted: 1/31/2017

pdf-1   NEWS RELEASE – Asheville crisis center, community partnership earn honors Posted: 1/30/2017

pdf-1   NEWS RELEASE – Alleghany County officers, partners boost crisis situation skills Posted: 11/23/2016

pdf-1   NEWS RELEASE – Smoky Mountain MCO now operating as Vaya Health Posted: 10/04/2016

pdf-1   NEWS RELEASE – WNC officers boost crisis situation skills Posted: 6/17/2016

pdf-1   NEWS RELEASE – National Mental Health Month info session coming to Jackson County Posted: 5/16/2016

pdf-1   NEWS RELEASE – State, local officials unveil new mental health, addiction crisis center serving western North Carolina Posted: 4/22/2016

pdf-1   NEWS RELEASE – Vaya Health, state government launch new mental health initiative for WNC veterans Posted: 4/20/2016

pdf-1   NEWS RELEASE – NC MCOs Announce Workforce Development Collaborative Posted: 4/15/2016

pdf-1   NEWS RELEASE – Officials break ground on new mental health, addiction crisis center to serve Caldwell, neighboring counties Posted: 4/12/2016

pdf-1   NEWS RELEASE – State Sen. Van Duyn kicks off campaign by Vaya Health to distribute overdose-reversal kits in WNC Posted: 3/22/2016

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