Mental Health Legislation Moves Forward

PsychiatricBedAt least one of the mental health bills sponsored by State Senator Creigh Deeds is moving forward to the next stage without ANY opposition. After being released from emergency custody after psychiatric beds were not found, Deeds’ son stabbed him and subsequently killed himself. And as Virginia Public Radio’s Tommie McNeil reports, the bills proposed by the Senator reflect deficiencies in the system that he saw as a result of the tragedy.

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