Traci Guynup wants to

End the practice of "streeting" the mentally ill.

Streeting describes a person who met criteria for detention but, instead of being admitted, a person was released.

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Traci Guynup
Traci Guynup Campaign leader

In 2011, G. Douglas Bevelacqua, the state’s inspector general for behavioral health, warned that people were still being turned away daily…Read More

Testimony Critical of State Mental Health Department Strangely Missing From Public Webpage: Why?

Pete Earley
Why is testimony that criticized Virginia’s state mental health department noticably missing from a website that the department created to keep the public informed about a newly appointed mental health task force? Outgoing Governor Robert McDonnell appointed a task force shortly before leaving office to investigate if the state had sufficient…Read More