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Families, mental health clinicians, teachers and others: You have a window of opportunity to give your feedback on initial recommendations for the future of the children’s behavioral health system in Virginia! Last week, Commissioner Debra Ferguson released a report giving recommendations from the four Transformation Teams she created in 2014 (adult behavioral health, adult developmental […]

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This past Sunday, February 8th, the House and Senate money committees released their budgets. The great news is that both the House and Senate prioritized funding for children’s mental health services– a positive step in strengthening our mental health system for children.  Here is what they did: Children’s Crisis Services The House fully funded our […]

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Voices for Virginia’s Children is pleased to update the Charlottesville community and others with the notes from the Community Conversation about Children’s Mental Health we hosted in December, as well as outline next steps. You can read the full recap here. Strengths that were mentioned included the relative wealth of resources in the Charlottesville area […]

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