Behavioral Health

  • September 5, 2014

    Norristown event promotes action plan for recovery from mental illness

    Mental health professionals and advocates are increasingly pursuing the idea of "recovery," which means helping people to live productive an...
  • September 2, 2014

    Shortage of psychiatric beds creates bottleneck at N.J. screening centers

    New Jersey mental health advocates say a shortage of beds in psychiatric hospitals is causing long wait times and chaotic conditions in the state'...
  • August 28, 2014

    Who is Philly's next 'Recovery Idol'? [photos]

    Friday night, four finalists will vie for the chance to be this year's "Recovery Idol" competition, a singing contest that puts a posit...
  • August 25, 2014

    Villanova engineers create device to monitor athletic performance, head impacts

    Researchers at Villanova University are jumping on the personal fitness monitoring craze to get more data on head injuries in sports.
  • 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...
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