The State of NoVa: Mental Health


Posted at 04:46 AM ET, 08/09/2011

From naked on highway to thankful postpartum survivor

Heather Coleman wants to warn people about the severe effects of postpartum syndrome. But she also wants to find the motorists who stopped her, probably saved her, and thank them.

By Tom Jackman  |  04:46 AM ET, 08/09/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Mental Health | Tags:  Heather Coleman, Virginia

Posted at 12:10 PM ET, 07/19/2011

Virginia leads nation in reporting to gun background system

Virginia tightened its laws after the Virginia Tech shootings and now has filed more mental health reports per capita to a national database than any other state.

By Tom Jackman  |  12:10 PM ET, 07/19/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Mental Health | Tags:  Gun background checks, Virginia

Posted at 11:59 AM ET, 06/28/2011

Fairfax police fire officer in David Masters killing

Officer David Scott Ziants, who shot and killed the unarmed motorist David Masters on Route 1 in 2009, was fired for violating the Fairfax police policy on use of deadly force.

By Tom Jackman  |  11:59 AM ET, 06/28/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Fairfax County, Crime, Mental Health, Police