Behavioral Health

  • October 12, 2016

    Genetic test pinpoints best treatment for mental illness — but many reluctant to try it

    People are generally enthusiastic about undergoing genetic testing to find out which medications could help treat their heart disease or diabetes. Bu...
  • October 11, 2016 |  Philly Parenting

    Essay: My 9 year old has insomnia here's what I learned

    Our 9-year-old son has recently been battling insomnia, lying awake each night until 10 or 11 p.m. The rare nights he falls asleep easily, our son oft...
  • October 4, 2016

    Promoting efforts to prevent domestic abuse, men's group sets Philadelphia rally

    Members of a men's group and other activists will gather Wednesday in Philadelphia's Board Game Art Park for performances, food and speeches...
  • September 29, 2016

    Anchoring or enabling? New book explores caring for children with simultaneous disorders

    Nearly eight million Americans suffer from co-occurring substance abuse disorders and mental illness. And when a young person has co-occurring disorde...
  • September 22, 2016

    Delaware ending prisoner isolation, improving mental health care as part of settlement

    About 100,000 inmates are held in solitary confinement throughout the United States. But settlement of a federal lawsuit by the Community Legal Aid S...
  • September 12, 2016

    Demand for newly approved autism therapy may exceed certified Pa. providers

    In Pennsylvania, Medicaid now recognizes a popular therapy for kids with autism — applied behavior analysis. But advocates are worried that demand for...
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