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Help for parents with mental health issues


FAIRFAX, Va. (WUSA9) -- If you ever suspect children might be in danger because of their parent's mental illness, there are steps you can and should take.

Every locality has a public agency that can help. In Virginia, Community Services Board provide people with mental health problems links for treatment and help.

Belinda Buescher, Communications Director of the Fairfax Falls Church CSB, says when in doubt, call. "We have emergency services 24-7." She says mental illness needs monitoring, just like other serious illnesses.

"If you're being treated for cancer, you don't just sit back and relax. Things can change in your condition. The same is true with mental illness," said Buescher. She says if you suspect things are changing with a person who has a mental illness, you should be their advocate and call their therapist, or even emergency services.

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VA County Supervisor request reimbursement for unaccompanied minors


FAIRFAX, Va. (WUSA9) -- Fairfax County Supervisor Pat Herrity requested reimbursement for unaccompanied minors on Tuesday.

A release from Herrity's office stated that because most of these unaccompanied children are being placed with family members "none of the costs are being directly reimbursed by the Federal government."

Supervisor Herrity urged the county to look at "options to recover the money for these services from the Federal government".

The release stated that providing services to the unaccompanied minors could cost as much as $14 million in "unexpected expenses."

In the statement, Supervisor Herrity said that "It is important for us to know the extent to which this influx will effect both ours and the schools' budgets - $14M is no small chunk of change".


Man struck by vehicle in Va. dies


FAIRFAX, Va. (WUSA9) -- A man who was struck by a vehicle in Fairfax, Va. Monday night has died, Fairfax County Police said.

The incident occurred around 9 p.m. at the intersection of West Ox Road and Polo Drive, police said.

The investigation shows that 32-year-old, Brener Omar Llamas Rivera, of Fairfax, Va. was walking eastbound from the grassy median, onto the north bound lanes of West Ox Road. Police said, a 2011 Chevrolet Malibu was going north bound on West Ox Road just north of Polo Drive. The vehicle hit the man when he was walking into the road, authorities said.

The driver of the vehicle, a 50-year-old man from Alexandria, Va. stayed on the scene.

Rivera was transported to the hospital and was pronounced dead shortly after, according to police.

Man exposes himself on Va. sidewalk


FAIRFAX COUNTY, Va. (WUSA9) -- Fairfax County Police Department is looking for a man who was standing on a sidewalk and exposed himself while a woman was driving by on August 30 in Centerville, Va.

Authorities said, the incident happened in the area of Aubrey Patent Road and Newton Patent Drive.

The suspect is being described as a black man in his twenties and about 5 feet 10 inches tall.


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Man dies after being pinned underneath SUV


FAIRFAX, Va. (WUSA9) -- Police say they are investigating the death of a man who apparently became pinned underneath a Chevrolet Tahoe he was working on at his home in Fairfax.

According to City of Fairfax police, Daniel Joseph Dorman was working on the SUV on Sunday afternoon in the 4100 block of Burke Stateion Road. Police say at some point the vehicle rolled off its supposed stands and fell on Dorman.

Dorman was taken to the hospital where he was pronounced dead, say police.

The Office of the Medical Examiner will determine the exact cause of his death.


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Acne Specialist Crystal Wellman Joins Forces with Doctor Yum Project to Educate the Public

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To Educate the Public About Acne and Healthy Skin

According to the National Institute of Health, your skin is the organ that comes into contact with the rest of the world. It holds body fluids in, preventing dehydration and keeps harmful microbes out. Keeping your skin healthy is vital and Crystal Wellman, Master Aesthetician and owner of Crystal Clear Acne Clinic, joins the Doctor Yum Project to educate teenagers and adults about what foods keep your skin healthy on September 17, 2014 from 6:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. at 10482 Georgetown Drive, Suite B, Spotsylvania, Virginia.