Behavioral Health

  • 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 โ€” 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...
  • May 2, 2016

    People's Light finds play's the thing to benefit kids on autism spectrum

    After years of running theater programs for children on the autism spectrum, People's Light and Theatre in Malvern, Pennsylvania, now has scienti...
  • April 29, 2016 |  The Pulse

    Does running really clear your mind?

    Sometimes runners sound like a broken record. Having a tough day? Go for a run. Can't think straight? Go for a run. In a lousy mood? Go for a run...
  • April 24, 2016

    As police suicide rate rises in N.J., hotline for help getting more calls

    Last year, 19 law enforcement and corrections officers committed suicide in New Jersey. That's a substantial increase from years past, when the n...
  • April 8, 2016

    New Jersey considers keeping sex offenders off social media

    A bill under consideration in the New Jersey legislature would make it tougher for sex offenders to access the Internet.
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