Behavioral Health

  • October 10, 2014

    Parents step up to support other parents of addicted children

    Pam Roberts has three kids in long-term drug recovery. She said it took years for her to stop panicking when the phone rang. "At night, when the...
  • October 9, 2014 |  The Pulse

    In recovery, a singing "idol" is born

    Gina Albater dreamed of singing professionally for most of her life.
  • October 7, 2014 |  Dr. Dan Gottlieb

    Failure to launch, or opportinuty to thrive? A new look at twenty-somethings

    Failure to launch — that's what a lot of parents and professionals call it when their twenty-something kids seem to just not be going anywhere pr...
  • October 7, 2014

    N.J. residents have tough time finding psychiatrists who accept their insurance plans

    Getting an appointment with a psychiatrist in New Jersey is tough. It's something mental health advocates have been hearing about for some time, ...
  • October 6, 2014

    Drexel opens low-cost, mental health training clinic in West Philly

    Mental health services can be difficult to access even with insurance. "The most vulnerable populations are those low-income populations, whethe...
  • September 30, 2014

    Temple class guides participants through tough options for end-of-life care

    A recent Institute of Medicine report called "Dying in America" called for an overhaul of end-of-life health care in the U.S. It noted high ...
  • September 25, 2014 |  The Pulse

    When music becomes therapy for seniors with dementia, Alzheimer's and depression

    Music therapist Jerry O'Leary greeted his class at NewCourtland LIFE, a senior day center, with a promise to play some old favorites.
  • September 23, 2014

    Federal effort to reduce unnecessary antipsychotic use in nursing homes hits target

    A national effort to curb the prescription of unnecessary medications in nursing homes appears to be gaining traction.
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