Virginia Beach jail staff gets more training on mental health and drug related issues

WTKR3 News Reporting by Margaret Kavanagh
VIRGINIA BEACH, Va. – COVID-19 is putting on a strain on people living with mental illnesses and this can be an even bigger problem for people who are locked up in jails and prisons.

The Virginia Beach Jail is taking action to better educate their employees on how to identify and spot issues surrounding mental illness, drug overdoses and withdrawals inside their facility.

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