Sunday, January 12, 2014

Deeds returns to Richmond determined to reform mental health system

RICHMOND — State Sen. R. Creigh Deeds, determined to rebound from a personal tragedy that left him gravely injured and his son lost to suicide, returns to the Capitol this week on a mission to fix the state’s mental health system.
Deeds (D-Bath) has proposed two bills intended to address what went horribly wrong in November, when his 24-year-old son, Austin, known as “Gus,” stabbed the senator and then fatally shot himself.

Read the story here: http://www.washingtonpost.com/local/virginia-politics/deeds-returns-to-richmond-determined-to-reform-mental-health-system/2014/01/06/3cbcc9d6-7705-11e3-8963-b4b654bcc9b2_story.html

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