HAMPTON ROADS, Va. - Tuesday was a big day in the City of Norfolk and for the state of Virginia, as many celebrated the groundbreaking ceremony for CHKD's mental health hospital.
Hundreds of people came out to celebrate the groundbreaking of the new mental health hospital. Many -- including Gov. Ralph Northam, CHKD's President and CEO Jim D. Dahling, the Mayor of Norfolk and parents who lost one of their children to suicide -- shared how much this hospital will benefit the area.
State and city leaders say the 60 bed, 14-story building mental health care center will have everything from outpatient therapy to even partial hospitalization.