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DBHDS News and Press Releases

Here is the latest information on public mental health, intellectual disability, and substance abuse services in Virginia.

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Maria Reppas
Communications Director
maria.reppas@dbhds.virginia.gov 

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VIRGINIA LAUNCHES NEW PROJECT: DISABILITY AWARENESS TRAINING FOR LAW ENFORCEMENT OFFICERS (Last Updated: Aug 07, 2017)

http://dbhds.virginia.gov/about-dbhds/news-and-press-releases/news/2017/08/07/15/28/leo-training

The Department of Criminal Justice Services (DCJS), in partnership with the Virginia Board for People with Disabilities (VBPD), and the Department for Behavioral Health and Developmental Services (DBHDS), has contracted with Niagara University to develop and conduct statewide training for law enforcement officers.  The primary goal is to provide the specific interaction skills law enforcemen...
DBHDS 2017 Post-Session Legislative Information Documents (Last Updated: May 26, 2017)

http://dbhds.virginia.gov/about-dbhds/news-and-press-releases/news/2017/05/26/12/22/2017ga

DBHDS 2017 Post-Session Legislative Information Documents
DBHDS on the Kojo Nnamdi Show (Last Updated: Mar 15, 2016)

http://dbhds.virginia.gov/about-dbhds/news-and-press-releases/news/2016/02/06/10/38/wamu

Marion Greenfield, Director of Clinical Quality and Risk Management at DBHDS, was a guest on WAMU 88.5's The Kojo Nnamdi Show. She discussed the Commonwealth's efforts to compensate Virginians who were involuntarily sterilized under the 1924 Virginia Eugenical Sterilization Act.
Sale Finalized of Surplus Property at Southeastern Virginia Training Center (Last Updated: Mar 26, 2014)

http://dbhds.virginia.gov/about-dbhds/news-and-press-releases/news/2014/03/25/14/47/sevtc-sale-finalized

The sale of surplus property at the Southeastern Virginia Training Center (SEVTC) in Chesapeake has been finalized and proceeds from the sale will go into the Behavioral Health and Developmental Disabilities Trust Fund to provide community services for individuals with developmental disabilities. SEVTC is run by the Virginia Department of Behavioral Health and Developmental Services (DBHDS). DBHD...
DBHDS Employment Opportunities (Last Updated: Aug 07, 2017)

http://dbhds.virginia.gov/about-dbhds/news-and-press-releases/news/2016/08/23/14/23/dbhds-jobs

Learn more about job opportunities with DBHDS.