PAAC Hosts Mental Health Discussion at West Virginia State University

CHARLESTON, WV (WOWK) — The Partnership of African American Churches (PAAC) will lead a conversation about mental health and offer free testing and vaccines on campus at West Virginia State University (WVSU).

VIP’s Infinite Pathways Prescription Drug and Opioid Addiction Treatment Center will discuss anxiety and depression on Tuesday, March 29 from 12 p.m. to 1 p.m. The conversation will be open to students, staff and the public in the Ann Brothers Lecture Hall.

Dr. Wendy Lewis, Clinical Director of PAAC Infinite Pathways, will lead the conversation. Infinite Pathways helps underserved adults struggling with opioid use disorder (OUD) in Kanawha County.

During the conversation, the PAAC COVID-19 Surge Testing Team will offer free tests and vaccines on a first-come, first-served basis. It will be from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the WVSU Student Union.

Free COVID-19 tests, vaccines and boosters will be available. Johnson & Johnson, Moderna and Pfizer vaccines will be available from 5 years old.

Children under 18 wishing to be vaccinated must be accompanied by a parent or legal guardian.

No insurance is required. Test results are usually back within 48-72 hours.

More information about Infinite Pathways and this event can be found on the PAAC website or by calling (681) 205-8585 or (304) 768-7688. For more information about the COVID-19 Clinic, email the PAAC COVID-19 Testing and Vaccination Team or call (304) 610-6820.

(Photo courtesy of PAAC)