Smoky Mountain approves management agreement, Western Highlands to consider it tomorrow-attachment0

Smoky Mountain approves management agreement, Western Highlands to consider it tomorrow

Smoky Mountain Center unanimously adopts a management agreement with Western Highlands Network. According to board members from both organizations, Western Highlands will likely adopt the same legal document at its 8:30 a.m. meeting tomorrow, May 24. (Photo of Western Highlands interim CEO Charlie Schoenheit by Caitlin Byrd)

Western Highlands announces plans to merge with Smoky Mountain-attachment0

Western Highlands announces plans to merge with Smoky Mountain

As the July 31 deadline looms for ending Western Highlands Network’s state Medicaid contract, its board hopes to keep mental health, substance abuse and developmental disability services close to home. (Above, WHN board member Steve Wyatt announces the board’s the resolution of intent to merge with Smoky Mountain. Photo by Caitlin Byrd)