Behavioral Health

  • December 24, 2012 |  Dr. Dan Gottlieb

    The importance of rituals

    This evening marks Christmas eve - for many families, it's a time to reflect, light the tree, and sing songs. In their weekly conversation - WHYY...
  • December 17, 2012 |  NewsWorks Tonight Feature

    Bridging a new kind of divide with free online courses

    At the intersection of education and technology sits Coursera, an online education experiment. The classes from high-powered universities are free, bu...
  • December 17, 2012 |  Dr. Dan Gottlieb

    33 years after accident, psychologist reflects on half a life spent in wheel chair

    33 years ago this week, WHYY radio host and psychologist Dan Gottlieb was in a car accident and was paralyzed from the neck down as a result. In his ...
  • December 17, 2012

    N.J. Legislature to debate ban on 'conversion therapy' for kids

    New Jersey lawmakers are considering a measure to ban a controversial treatment called "conversion therapy" for minors. The state Health an...
  • December 16, 2012

    The holidays are a challenge for the grief-stricken

    There's no magic wand for coping with grief around the holidays. But opening up about it can help.
  • December 12, 2012

    Making New Year's resolutions about helping others

    What if making a New Year's resolution meant committing to mentoring achild or volunteering with a charity? A local campaign called Resolution13 ...
  • December 11, 2012

    In rural Pennsylvania, battered women struggle to stay hidden

    Domestic violence happens everywhere – college campuses, big cities and suburban townships. But rural victims of partner abuse face a unique set of ba...
  • December 10, 2012 |  Dr. Dan Gottlieb

    Film explores AA founder's life, and the group's lasting legacy

    "Bill W." — a documentary about the co-founder of Alcoholics Anonymous is coming to Philadelphia this week. "Bill W." tells the s...
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