Virginia Insight
4:02 pm
Mon February 20, 2012

The Quest for Better Children’s Mental Health

Across Virginia,  thousands of children have been diagnosed with a variety of mental health conditions like Autism... Bi-polar... Schizophrenia... Depression.

What’s being done for them?

And what improvements in services are Virginia lawmakers now considering?

Guests:
Charlotte McNulty, M.A. M.Ed. - Activist for improving children’s mental health.  Former Executive Director of the Virginia Office of Comprehensive Services for At Risk Children and Youth.  Former Member of the Virginia Commission for the Mental Health Law Reform.  Former Executive Director Harrisonburg- Rockingham Community Services Board.

Margaret Nimmo Crowe - Director of Policy at Voices for Virginia's Children. Coordinator for the Campaign for Children's Mental Health.

Additional Contributor:
Cristy  Gallagher - Parent of a 9 year old child diagnosed with bi-polar and mood disorders.

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