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Va. senator recalls son's attack, mental illness

A Virginia state senator who was attacked by his son before he killed himself says the stigma attached to mental health issues leaves the mentally ill to "struggle in silence."

Monday - 01/27/2014, 03:03pm EST

Tags: CBS This Morning, Creigh Deeds

Va. to spend $3.5M on mental health crisis training

Virginia will spend about $3.5 million of its share of a national Medicaid fraud settlement to train police to better respond to emergency situations involving people with mental illness.

Wednesday - 07/31/2013, 08:36pm EDT

Tags: medicaid fraud, Ken Cuccinelli

Capitol Hill hearing examines mental health obstacles

Since the Newtown tragedy, the nation has looked for ways to help the mentally ill receive treatment, and a hearing this week on Capitol Hill explored options to improve access.

Saturday - 03/09/2013, 07:33am EST

Tags: mental health, darci marchese, newtown