Behavioral Health

  • October 15, 2014

    Kids taking summer vacations from ADHD meds

    A new study out of Yale University shows that kids are 30 percent more likely to fill prescriptions for attention deficit hyperactivity disorder drugs...
  • October 14, 2014

    Fear and anxiety spreading more quickly than Ebola virus

    The Ebola outbreak has dominated the news for several weeks now, and experts say all this coverage could cause high levels of anxiety, especially amon...
  • October 10, 2014 |  The Pulse

    The emotional weight of ebola for families in Philadelphia and beyond

    Philadelphia is home to thousands of Liberians and other West African immigrants. That means the ebola outbreak abroad is really hitting home for a lo...
  • October 10, 2014

    Parents step up to support other parents of addicted children

    Pam Roberts has three kids in long-term drug recovery. She said it took years for her to stop panicking when the phone rang. "At night, when the...
  • October 9, 2014 |  The Pulse

    In recovery, a singing "idol" is born

    Gina Albater dreamed of singing professionally for most of her life.
  • October 7, 2014 |  Dr. Dan Gottlieb

    Failure to launch, or opportinuty to thrive? A new look at twenty-somethings

    Failure to launch — that's what a lot of parents and professionals call it when their twenty-something kids seem to just not be going anywhere pr...
  • October 7, 2014

    N.J. residents have tough time finding psychiatrists who accept their insurance plans

    Getting an appointment with a psychiatrist in New Jersey is tough. It's something mental health advocates have been hearing about for some time, ...
  • October 6, 2014

    Drexel opens low-cost, mental health training clinic in West Philly

    Mental health services can be difficult to access even with insurance. "The most vulnerable populations are those low-income populations, whethe...
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