College of Health and Human Sciences

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WCU, Eastern Band partner in research

A project that involves WCU’s College of Health and Human Sciences and the Eastern Band of the Cherokee Indians is examining the relationship between mental health and diabetes.
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Social work program awarded $1.1 million grant

Western Carolina University’s social work program is the recipient of a federal grant of more than $1.1 million to expand the number of social workers qualified to practice in the areas of substance abuse prevention and behavioral health in Cherokee and other underserved areas of Western North Carolina.