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The Richmond Times Dispatch published an op-ed on 3.20.14, written by Shannon M.Haworth, an amazing parent advocate and certified mental health professional in the Greater Richmond area.  Her message for lawmakers: Don’t forget kids’ mental health needs.  She urges Governor McAuliffe and our legislators negotiating the budget in the special session to invest in the […]

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Fairfax county parent advocate, Cristy Gallagher, along with Voices Executive Director, Margaret Nimmo Crowe, was interviewed in a recent Virginia Public News Service segment on crisis money for Virginia’s children.  Cristy explains why it is critical for the House to agree to the Senate’s proposed increase for children’s mental health services when the legislature returns […]

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Yesterday, February 26th, Voices along with four other leading mental health advocacy organizations, the National Alliance on Mental Illness of Virginia, Mental Health America of Virginia, Virginia Coalition to End Homelessness, and Virginia Organization of Consumers Asserting Leadership, held a press conference regarding mental health reform and expanding health insurance coverage.  During the press conference […]

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