Behavioral Health

  • May 29, 2015

    Laughing matters may be serious help in healing

    People who take laughter very seriously are gathering in Philadelphia right now, for the annual conference of the Association of Applied and Therapeut...
  • May 25, 2015 |  NEWSWORKS TONIGHT FEATURE

    Remembering mathematician John Nash

    Princeton University mathematician John Nash, regarded as one of the great mathematical minds of the 20th century, and his wife Alicia were killed on ...
  • May 17, 2015

    Lawsuit aims to give those with felony convictions the chance to work with older adults in Pa.

    A new lawsuit is challenging the constitutionality of Pennsylvania's Older Adult Protective Services Act, which bans anyone with a felony convict...
  • May 11, 2015

    Putting research into practice, group aims to improve mental health care for African-Americans

    In Philadelphia, a new group is working to provide better and more tailored mental health care for African-Americans.
  • May 11, 2015

    Philly filmmaker premieres documentary about Hollywood Beauty Salon in Germantown

    The Hollywood Beauty Salon is a tiny beauty parlor tucked inside the Germantown Recovery Community, a mental health facility in Northwest Philadelphia...
  • May 7, 2015

    New Medicaid payment system worries NJ mental health providers

    After several delays, New Jersey is moving to overhaul the way it pays behavioral health and addiction service providers through its Medicaid program....
  • April 30, 2015

    Philly's Bhutanese community responds to earthquake in Nepal

    The many ethnic Nepalis who have settled in Philadelphia after fleeing Bhutan are reeling from the devastating news of the massive earthquake. As of W...
  • April 20, 2015

    South Jersey hospitals team up to improve access to behavioral care

    Five South Jersey health care providers are banding together to offer better mental health services. Health care leaders from throughout South Jersey...
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