Behavioral Health

  • September 12, 2014

    Suicide prevention signs in SEPTA stations part of attitude shift, advocates say

    SEPTA and Montgomery County Emergency Services, a mental health services provider, have launched a program to put National Suicide Prevention Lifeline...
  • September 11, 2014 |  The Pulse

    State-run programs help nurses detox together and stay in their scrubs

    "I'm smart, I'm using a clean needle every time, I'm smart and then...I'm in."
  • September 8, 2014

    Caution, tennis pros: Excessive grunting may be bad for your health

    Excessive, loud grunting during high-stakes tennis matches has alienated and annoyed some fans. Efforts have been made to ban grunting, or to at least...
  • 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...
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