As per the trusted sources of information, out of the eight mental health institutes un Virginia, five of them have stopped accepting the new patients because of the shortage of staff that they have been facing currently.
A letter was sent by the Commissioner Alison Land of the Virginia Association of chiefs of police from the Virginia Department of Behavioral Health and Developmental Services (DBHDS) on Friday night, which gave rise to the thousands of comments and shares on the post.
As per the trusted sources of information, Deeds has been putting efforts in the mental health reform for several years especially when he was attacked by his own son during a mental health episode. However, the conditions amidst the pandemic have made important the need for mental health. Deeds added that they have to firstly find a way to keep the people out of this crisis, which means investment of more money in the community services so that people can access the services they need at any place that they want when they are in Virginia.