New company to provide area’s mental-health services |

As Monday’s deadline for closing New River Behavioral Healthcare nears, officials connected with the failed provider are trying to ensure services remain in place for more than 13,000 clients. New River, based in Boone, provides behavioral-health services in eight counties: Alleghany, Ashe, Avery, Iredell, Surry, Watauga, Wilkes and Yadkin. Story continues here >>>