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Report: Timely discharge would free mental health beds, money in Va.

In the wake of Sen. Creigh Deeds' stabbing by his son, Virginia's inspector general has one way to free some mental health beds that state legislators say are so in need.

Wednesday - 02/19/2014, 05:26am EST

Tags: Creigh Deeds, max smith, mental health, nami

Mental health advocates plead for funding

Advocates for people suffering with mental illness will plead with lawmakers in Annapolis Tuesday to avoid drastically cutting the budget for mental health.

Tuesday - 01/24/2012, 05:22am EST

Tags: nami, National Alliance on Mental Illness, darci marchese, mental health, Maryland General Assembly, Kathryn Slye-Griffin

Mental health groups fear Md. will slash funding

It's budget-slashing time and among the most fearful of budget cuts in Maryland are groups that look after the mentally ill.

Wednesday - 01/18/2012, 11:11am EST

Tags: mental health, Bob McDonnell, National Alliance on Mental Illness, Katherine Slye-Griffin, nami