Behavioral Health

  • July 11, 2014

    Most of those with mental illness jobless in Pa., but numbers don't tell whole story

    The National Alliance on Mental Illness has released discouraging numbers on the employment rate for those with mental illness. Nationally, NAMI puts ...
  • July 6, 2014

    Nonprofits help the dying make farewell videos

    The farewell video is evolving. A dying person who wants to leave a recording of memories and advice no longer has to talk to an unmanned camera on a ...
  • July 4, 2014

    N.J. boarding home housing people with mental illness comes under scrutiny

    A New Jersey boarding home that mostly houses people with mental illnesses is coming under renewed scrutiny. Police report an increase in disturbances...
  • July 3, 2014

    Gov. Christie vetoes ammo limit law in favor of expanded mental health treatment

    On Wednesday, New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie conditionally vetoed a bill that would have banned the sale of gun magazines that can hold more than 10 b...
  • June 30, 2014

    Thousands walk in Philly to raise funds for suicide prevention

    Close to 2,000 people participated in an 18-mile overnight walk through Philadelphia this weekend to help prevent suicide. The event, organized by the...
  • June 30, 2014 |  The Pulse

    Can data help with suicide prevention?

    Close to 40,000 Americans commit suicide every year, and that rate has been rising in the past decade, with an especially sharp increase among middle-...
  • June 29, 2014

    Pew grant brings cognitive remediation therapy to adults with mental illness in Bucks County

    Penn Foundation's Wellspring Clubhouse in Bucks County has received a $180,000 grant from Pew Charitable Trusts to provide a new rehabilitation p...
  • June 26, 2014 |  The Pulse

    'Gaming' death: how to make end-of-life planning less heavy

    A Philadelphia design firm is using a card game to spark difficult conversations about death that don't lose focus on living.
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