Work in Progress
Edwards, Douglas J., Behavioral Healthcare
Late last year, I began ?? pay partii nlar attention to efforts in Virginia to reform its menial healthcare system and laws/ policies related to people with mental illness. In October 2006, the state Supreme Court organized the Commission on Mental Health Law Reform to study mental
health laws in Virginia and make recommendations to the Cenerai Assembly. It's a fascinating multidisciplinar/ effort (not appreciated by some legislators, by the way), and I commented on it in my December editorial.
To gain more perspective on the state's progress with mental health system transformation, I asked Mary Ann Bergeron, executive director of the Virginia Association of Community …
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Publication information: Article title: Work in Progress. Contributors: Edwards, Douglas J. - Author. Magazine title: Behavioral Healthcare. Volume: 27. Issue: 8 Publication date: August 2007. Page number: 6. © 2009 Vendome Group LLC. Provided by ProQuest LLC. All Rights Reserved.
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