Category: Hampton Roads

As Norfolk Struggles to Manage Mental Health Patients in Jail, Miami Shows a Better Way

The Virginian-Pilot By Gary A. Harki Like most cities around the country Norfolk does not have money pouring in for mental health services. Last year, the legislature rejected a request by the Hampton Roads Regional Jail, which takes many of Norfolk’s sickest inmates, for an additional $5 million in funding. But not all fixes take …

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