Behavioral Health

  • August 12, 2014

    Year after N.J. allows public to carry Narcan, advocates say doctors and pharmacies fall short

    Camden police halted five overdoses in the past three days alone using naloxone, commonly known as Narcan. But advocates including Patty DiRenzo say o...
  • July 31, 2014

    Clinic in Philly supermarket offers first in-store mental health screening in U.S.

    The supermarket already has a health clinic, but now -- right next to the automatic blood pressure cuff -- there's a kiosk that provides mental h...
  • July 28, 2014 |  Dr. Dan Gottlieb

    High school reunion -- joy or dread?

    High school reunions are popular in the summer. They are an occasion for joy -- and perhaps dread.In their weekly conversation, WHYY's behavioral...
  • July 25, 2014

    Use restrictions may force closure of Chester County farm center for kids with disabilities

    A zoning dispute threatens to close the Barn at Spring Brook Farm, an animal-assisted therapeutic facility for children with disabilities, most of the...
  • July 23, 2014 |  Philly Biz Journal

    $196M: Economic benefit of Philly's national parks last year, despite decline in visitors

    The National Park Service study shows that spending supported 2,730 jobs in the city.
  • July 18, 2014

    U.S. star goalie Tim Howard puts name on Tourette syndrome 'leadership academy'

    U.S. Olympic goalie Tim Howard has Tourette syndrome. But he didn't always embrace his role as a Tourette's ambassador. "When I was a...
  • July 14, 2014

    Drivers with autism report problems, self-restrictions in Drexel pilot study

    A pilot study out of Drexel University surveyed 78 people with autism about their comfort behind the wheel, and found a big difference in driving beha...
  • July 14, 2014

    New suicide prevention guidelines include survivors' voices

    The National Action Alliance for Suicide Prevention has just published a new road map for preventing suicides. It draws heavily on the voices of those...
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