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$3.8M grant aims to help rural mental health

Nevada received a $3.8 million grant to fund a pilot program that will allow law enforcement officers to virtually call behavioral health specialists as they respond to mental health calls in rural parts of the state.

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Clark County reports first probable case of monkeypox

The U.S. outbreak of monkeypox has touched Clark County, with a presumptive positive case reported in a local man who recently traveled within the country, officials said Wednesday.

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