Man working to bring mental health care upheaval in Hampton Roads area

Man working to bring mental health care upheaval in Hampton Roads area

MANY IN VIRGINIA– AND ACROSS THE NATION– ARE CALLING FOR BEEFED UP MENTAL HEALTH SERVICES RIGHT NOW. THE GENERAL ASSEMBLY GAVE 1- POINT-FIVE MILLION DOLLARS THIS YEAR TO START CRISIS SERVICES ACROSS VIRGINIA, BUT HAMPTON ROADS DIDN’T GET ANY OF THAT MONEY. NEITHER DID NORTHERN VIRGNIA. TODAY I SPOKE WITH THE NEW COORDINATOR OF YOUTH …

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New initiative aims to increase mental health services for uninsured Virginians

New initiative aims to increase mental health services for uninsured Virginians

(LAURA) ALL NEW AT FIVE-THIRTY: (LAURA) A NEW PROGRAM AIMS TO INCREASE ACCESS TO MENTAL HEALTH SERVICES IN VIRGINIA FOR PEOPLE WHO ARE UNINSURED OR UNDERSERVED. (STEPHANIE) FROM OUR CAPITAL BUREAU IN RICHMOND, TEN ON YOUR SIDE’S EVANNE ARMOUR SPOKE WITH ONE PERSON WHO SAYS THE HELP IS NEEDED. SOPHIA LAKIS (LAY-KISS) IS A PATIENT …

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