Virginia Mental Health Policy

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Mental Health Task Force Backs Doubling Emergency Custody

According to the Richmond Times Dispatch:  "The Governor’s Task Force on Improving Mental Health Services and Crisis Response voted Tuesday to recommend a 12-hour time limit for the orders, which now expire after six hours, and require state mental hospitals to take the patients if no bed can be found in community psychiatric facilities. The [...]

2014-01-29T16:17:53+00:00January 29th, 2014|