Behavioral Health

  • 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...
  • July 23, 2014 |  Philly Biz Journal

    $196M: Economic benefit of Philly's national parks last year, despite decline in visitors

    The National Park Service study shows that spending supported 2,730 jobs in the city.
  • July 18, 2014

    U.S. star goalie Tim Howard puts name on Tourette syndrome 'leadership academy'

    U.S. Olympic goalie Tim Howard has Tourette syndrome. But he didn't always embrace his role as a Tourette's ambassador. "When I was a...
  • July 14, 2014

    Drivers with autism report problems, self-restrictions in Drexel pilot study

    A pilot study out of Drexel University surveyed 78 people with autism about their comfort behind the wheel, and found a big difference in driving beha...
  • July 14, 2014

    New suicide prevention guidelines include survivors' voices

    The National Action Alliance for Suicide Prevention has just published a new road map for preventing suicides. It draws heavily on the voices of those...
  • July 11, 2014

    Most of those with mental illness jobless in Pa., but numbers don't tell whole story

    The National Alliance on Mental Illness has released discouraging numbers on the employment rate for those with mental illness. Nationally, NAMI puts ...
  • July 6, 2014

    Nonprofits help the dying make farewell videos

    The farewell video is evolving. A dying person who wants to leave a recording of memories and advice no longer has to talk to an unmanned camera on a ...
  • July 4, 2014

    N.J. boarding home housing people with mental illness comes under scrutiny

    A New Jersey boarding home that mostly houses people with mental illnesses is coming under renewed scrutiny. Police report an increase in disturbances...
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