Behavioral Health

  • October 27, 2015

    In Lebanon County, a near-death blamed on Pa. budget standstill

    Groups that work with traumatized and vulnerable Pennsylvanians say the state budget impasse has led to at least one attempted suicide.
  • October 19, 2015

    Can mental health system meet growing demand for older patients?

    America's aging population is growing, and mental health care providers are struggling to keep up.About one in five Americans over the age of 65 ...
  • October 19, 2015 |  The Pulse

    After sexual assault in the military, finding solace in song

    Two dozen people, mostly women, are sitting on creaky chairs in a circle. Some hold guitars. About half are veterans, and they're waiting to debu...
  • October 19, 2015

    House panel backs study of Pa. schools' zero-tolerance policies

    Pennsylvania state lawmakers are supporting a proposal to study how the state's 500 school districts use zero-tolerance policies and to recommend...
  • October 12, 2015

    Health care providers prepare for potential influx of Syrian refugees

    The U.S. is planning to accept more than 10,000 Syrian refugees next year, and health care providers in the region are already preparing to care for t...
  • October 12, 2015

    Hitting the gym, with the help of online social networks

    Having trouble making exercise a habit? Maybe try joining an online social network. New research from the University of Pennsylvania suggests simple ...
  • October 8, 2015 |  The Pulse

    Dismantling the stigma behind black mental health

    According to the federal government's Office of Minority Health, African-Americans are 20% more likely to experience serious mental health proble...
  • October 8, 2015 |  The Pulse

    Black Men Run, too; chasing good health despite stereotype

    How a running club aims to improve health and participation in a traditionally white sport.
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