Behavioral Health

  • July 21, 2017

    Despite challenges ahead, Philadelphia's new head of behavioral health optimistic

    After a five-month search, the city of Philadelphia has picked David Jones to lead its Department of Behavioral Health and Intellectual Disability Ser...
  • July 21, 2017

    Focusing awareness, understanding on helping traumatized kids heal

    The goal is a lofty one — to transform the city of Philadelphia. Organizers of Greater Philadelphia Trauma Training Conference are going about it one ...
  • July 11, 2017 |  NJ Spotlight

    Ending stigma of opioid addiction behind major N.J. agency overhaul

    Gov. Chris Christie wants to transfer responsibility for New Jersey’s four state psychiatric hospitals, community-based mental health and addiction se...
  • July 6, 2017

    Philly firm helps medical professionals handle workplace stress

    Doctors are twice as likely to commit suicide than others in the U.S., and nurses have high rates of opioid and substance abuse — indicators, perhaps,...
  • June 6, 2017

    Pa. insurance companies estimate rate increases while girding for ACA repeal

    Amid uncertainty over whether the Affordable Care Act will be replaced, insurance companies in many states are submitting requests for high rate incre...
  • June 5, 2017

    Dancing can help sharpen memory for seniors

    When it comes to retaining memory, researchers believe dancing is a positive step, packing a host of benefits for seniors.
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