During the month of May, Commissioner Ferguson of the Department of Behavioral Health & Developmental Services (DBHDS) and the Transformation Team Co-Chairs will host four town hall meetings across the state to solicit feedback from the general public on the Transformation Team recommendations to the Commissioner.
Today, the ACLU of Virginia sent a letter to Governor Terry McAuliffe asking him to review the case of Reginald “Neli” Latson, a young man with intellectual and developmental disabilities who has been held in solitary confinement in a state correctional facility for almost a year.
Kathy Drumwright, Chief Deputy Commissioner of the Department of Behavioral Health and Developmental Services, will address the theme Speak Up, Speak Out for Mental Health for the MHA-A’s 60th Annual Meeting and Silent Auction.
The Commonwealth Center for Children & Adolescents is bringing together national experts in children’s mental health treatment for a symposium in recognition of CCCA’s 40th anniversary.
Virginia’s Department of Behavioral Health and Developmental Services, the National Council for Behavioral Health, and the Virginia Association of Community Services Boards formed a joint partnership to help improve the quality of and access to mental health services across the Commonwealth.
Virginia’s Department of Behavioral Health and Developmental Services has launched the REVIVE! Pilot Program. REVIVE! strives to reverse opioid overdoses, which are steadily increasing across Virginia.
CoCENTRIX announced Monday that the Commonwealth of Virginia’s Department of Behavioral Health and Developmental Services (VA DBHDS) has launched the CoCENTRIX Coordinated Care Platform.
For the past several years, I have been forced to deal with the state’s system of mental health on behalf of my son. In November a lot of issues related to that system were thrust in my face.