Behavioral Health

  • 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.
  • September 22, 2014

    New Temple project sees medical crisis as catalyst for drug treatment

    Hospitals, especially in poor urban areas, tend to see a relatively small group of patients who are constantly in and out of their facility. To provi...
  • September 15, 2014 |  Dr. Dan Gottlieb

    Is aging harder for baby boomers?

    "When Did we Get So Old?" That's the headline of a recent New York Times article by Michele Willens that examines the aging angst of th...
  • 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 9, 2014

    Neuroscience helps lawyers refine approach to winning over juries

    Facts can be presented in different ways to tell different stories -- if you've served on a jury, you know that.
  • 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...
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