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Deeds: 'We're going to remake the system'

Friday - 05/30/2014, 09:37am EDT

Tags: mental health

Sen. Creigh Deeds pushes for change to mental health system laws

The D.C. area has recently been rocked by a series of cases in which young people ended their lives. Now, a Virginia state senator, whose son took his own life, is pressing ahead with efforts to address the sensitive issue.

Monday - 04/28/2014, 12:13pm EDT

Tags: Kathy Stewart, Sen. Creigh Deeds, mental health, mental health system, Virginia

Senator: 'Real work lies ahead' on mental health

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

Tags: mental health

Psychiatric hospital proposed for Woodbridge

Across the state, the need for psychiatric beds is growing, and now a private mental health hospital which would provide 75 psychiatric beds has been proposed for Woodbridge.

Monday - 03/10/2014, 05:12am EDT

Tags: psychiatric beds, Woodbridge, Kathy Stewart

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: Max Smith, mental health, nami

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