Mental Health

Williamsburg Health Foundation announces 2017 award

Williamsburg Health Foundation announces 2017 award

The Williamsburg Health Foundation recognized the Colonial Area Crisis Intervention Team for its mental health advocacy on Thursday.

The team comprises all law enforcement agencies from Williamsburg, James City County, York County and Poquoson, alongside mental health professionals from Eastern State Hospital, Riverside Doctors’ Hospital and others.

“Together, members of our area’s crisis intervention team have changed the way in which someone experiencing a mental health crisis is encountered, understood, and treated,” said Jeanne Zeidler, president and CEO of the Williamsburg Health Foundation, in a news release.

Last year, the foundation awarded the College of William...