Winston-Salem Journal: Study shows 40 percent of NC’s mental health workers older than 50

From the Winston-Salem Journal:

Story by Richard Craver

The state’s 14 mental-health institutions are heading toward a pivotal care and services transition, with about 40 percent of their 10,564 workers being at least 50 years old and 9 percent 61 and older, according to a study released last week.

The study also determined that women represented 70.3 percent of the 2012 workforce, while blacks represented 51.3 percent and whites 46.7 percent. About 52 percent of the workforce had no more than a high-school diploma.


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