Reforming Mental Healthcare in the Commonwealth: A RadioIQ News' Series
- Hosted by Sandy Hausman
After the death of Senator Creigh Deeds' son, who was mentally ill, Virginia lawmakers vowed to reform the system of care that had failed him. It's been just over three years, and a special commission chaired by Deeds is preparing for the next legislative session with proposals for change. In an in-depth series, RadioIQ News takes a look at mental health reform throughout the state -- from training police for the front lines, to new systems of peer-led recovery .