Search Tags: mental health
The mental health first-aid program was first researched and launched in Australia, and has been in the U.S. for the last 4 to 5 years. Rhonda Williams, a licensed clinical social worker, is one of the mental health first-aid instructors for the City of Alexandria. She says the city has been offering the mental health first-aid classes for about two years.
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.
Tags: Creigh Deeds,
Virginia mental health workers have a new tool to find psychiatric beds for people being held for treatment under emergency custody orders.
Tags: Virginia Beach,
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.
Hi: 87 °F | Lo: 71 °F