Behavioral Health

  • June 16, 2016

    N.J. considers incentive to bring psychiatrists to underserved areas

    Nationwide, there's a shortage of psychiatrists. But distribution is a huge problem as well. New Jersey doesn't have enough psychiatrists i...
  • June 3, 2016

    Seeking to prevent suicides, N.J. considers requiring 24/7 counseling for college students

    A bill aimed at preventing suicide on college campuses is awaiting final legislative approval in the New Jersey Assembly.
  • June 1, 2016

    New ad campaign jolts passers-by into thinking about disabilities

    If you live in Pennsylvania, in the last month or so, you may have noticed little signs on park benches or bus stops featuring thought bubbles.
  • June 1, 2016

    Dragging casket, N.J. woman walks 80 miles to call for better mental health services

    A 48-year-old restaurant owner from Cape May County has completed a more than 80-mile walk from Seaville to the New Jersey Statehouse to raise awarene...
  • May 16, 2016

    Targeted homeless outreach in Philadelphia focuses on hot spots

    The city of Philadelphia is tweaking its approach to homeless outreach as workers now focus on specific areas — and help those in need with individual...
  • May 16, 2016

    Even in kids, meditation can improve focus in classroom

    Chelsea Silver has been meditating for more than four years. She's kind of a meditation pro, and she's only in the fourth grade.
  • May 13, 2016

    Healing Works hub offers culturally aware help for trauma

    A new initiative is trying to combine resources for all organizations serving young men of color. One of the goals is to bring attention to the issue ...
  • May 2, 2016

    Penn seniors' missives to younger selves offer wisdom to other fledgling freshmen

    College, often heralded as the best four years of your life, can be a challenging time. "Dear Penn Freshmen," a new project created by Univ...
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