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Why Mental Health Reform Is Failing At The Federal Level

HuffPost Live | Chris Branch | Posted 09.04.2014 | HuffPost Live 321

Virginia state senator Creigh Deeds would've preferred to not be in his own position as he became the face of mental health reform in his home state. ...

State Senator Whose Mentally Ill Son Killed Himself: 'Real Work Lies Ahead' On Mental Health

AP | FREDERIC J. FROMMER | Posted 03.31.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON (AP) — R. Creigh Deeds, the Virginia state senator whose mentally ill adult son attacked him before killing himself, called mental health...

Creigh Deeds Recalls Last Moments With His Son

The Huffington Post | Ashley Alman | Posted 01.28.2014 | Politics

Virginia state Sen. Creigh Deeds (D) recalled his final moments with 24-year-old son Austin "Gus" Deeds Monday in a CNN interview, saying he had "no r...

Jason Cherkis

Gus Deeds, Virginia Tech Shooter Had This In Common | Jason Cherkis | Posted 11.21.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Years before Gus Deeds failed to get the psychiatric help he needed, stabbed his father, Virginia state Sen. Creigh Deeds, and fatally s...

Luke Johnson

Police Reveal New Details Of Creigh Deeds Tragedy | Luke Johnson | Posted 11.21.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- The Bath County Sheriff's Office responded to a non-emergency call for assistance at the home of Virginia state Sen. Creigh Deeds the da...

Luke Johnson

Creigh Deeds Stabbed, Son Reportedly Dead | Luke Johnson | Posted 11.19.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Virginia state senator and 2009 gubernatorial candidate Creigh Deeds was stabbed at his home in the Millboro community of Bath County, V...