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Senator: 'Real work lies ahead' on mental health

Monday - 03/31/2014, 05:17pm EDT

Tags: Creigh Deeds,

Va. launches online psychiatric bed registry

Virginia mental health workers have a new tool to find psychiatric beds for people being held for treatment under emergency custody orders.

Wednesday - 03/05/2014, 01:35pm EST

Tags: emergency custody order, psychiatric beds

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, nami

Report cites flaws in Va. mental health spending

Tuesday - 02/18/2014, 11:30am EST

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Va. mental health task force issues 2 proposals

A task force created after a state senator's mentally ill son attacked him is proposing a wider window to ensure that people who are a threat to themselves or others can get the emergency psychiatric care they need.

Wednesday - 01/29/2014, 01:45pm EST

Tags: mental health reforms, Creigh Deeds, Gus Deeds

Poll: Virginians want mental health, ethics reforms

The Roanoke College Poll finds that most Virginians want better flexibility in handling mental health cases and they want greater curbs on gifts to politicians.

Saturday - 01/25/2014, 02:53am EST

Tags: Creigh Deeds, Bob McDonnell, Roanoke College, poll, Medicaid expansion,

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Va. mental health debate expands to inmates

The debate on improving Virginia's mental health system is now expanding to include inmates.

Sunday - 01/19/2014, 06:36pm EST

Tags: kathy stewart, Deeds,

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