The State of the Region: Hampton Roads 2013
Virginia no longer institutionalizes many mentally ill individuals, but mental health budgets are insufﬁcient to meet demands. The Commonwealth’s rather lax gun laws limit our ability to keep guns out of the hands of dangerously mentally ill people.
Regional Studies Institute, Old Dominion University, "Part 7: Mental Health Care in Hampton Roads: "Streeting," Guns and Budgets" (2013). State of the Region Reports: Hampton Roads. 50.