Mental Health Legislation

MentalHealth03Virginia is moving closer to implementing changes to its mental health system under legislation that has advanced in the General Assembly.  The state Senate approved two bills to help clarify how long a person can be held for treatment under a temporary detention order … and to prevent someone who’s thought to be a danger to himself or others from possessing a gun.  And as Virginia Public Radio’s Anne Marie Morgan reports, other legislation is still alive and pending.

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