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Virginia mental health workers have a new tool to find psychiatric beds for people being held for treatment under emergency custody orders.
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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.
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.
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.
The debate on improving Virginia's mental health system is now expanding to include inmates.
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