Wednesday, January 16, 2013
Segment A: The State of Mental Health in the Commonwealth
In his 2013 State of the Commonwealth Address, Governor McDonnell proposed allocating $5 million for specific adult and child crisis services, and an additional $1 million for children's mental health services. On today's HearSay we're joined by mental health experts and lawmakers from across Virginia to take an in-depth look at the quality and capacity of mental health services available to Virginians of all ages.
Richard Bonnie - Chair, Virginia Commission on Mental Health Law Reform, Director, University of Virginia's Institute of Law, Psychiatry and Public Policy
Margaret Nimmo Crowe - Coordinator, Campaign for Children’s Mental Health, Director of Policy, Voices for Virginia's Children
Chuck Hall - Executive Director, Hampton-Newport News Community Services Board
Delegate John M. O'Bannon, III - Vice Chair, Virginia House of Delegates' Committee on Health, Welfare and Institutions
Segment B: A Conversation with John Stossel
In advance of his January 17th appearance at the Sandler Center as part of the Virginia Beach Forum, John Stossel joins HearSay host Cathy Lewis to discuss how his experiences as a journalist have shaped his socioeconomic viewpoint.
John Stossel - Host, Fox Business Channel's Stossel