LIVE National Press Club: Creigh Deeds on America's mental health care crisis

Creigh Deeds
Virginia State Sen. Creigh Deeds, D-Bath, speaks to Attorney Gen-elect Mark Herring, right, during opening ceremonies of the 2014 General Assembly at the Capitol in Richmond, Va., Wednesday, Jan. 8, 2014. Deeds face bears the wounds suffered during a domestic altercation with his son.
Steve Helber/AP

State Senator Creigh Deeds (D-VA) speaks to a National Press Club audience about his ideas to address the mental health care crisis in America.

He was recently stabbed in the face by his mentally ill son, after officials said the day before that no bed could be found for him. After stabbing his father in the face, the son then killed himself.

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