Behavioral Health

  • October 27, 2014

    Two years after Sandy, many still suffer emotional distress

    Two years after the storm, many of those hardest hit by Superstorm Sandy are still suffering psychological stress.
  • October 25, 2014

    In wake of Rice decision, N.J. bills would change domestic violence law

    Outrage over the Ray Rice trial earlier this year – in which the professional football player avoided jail time through pretrial intervention – has ra...
  • October 24, 2014

    Radically different approach to hearing voices aims to empower those affected

    Treating people who hear voices has traditionally involved using medications to make the voices stop. But that has not always proved successful. The ...
  • October 24, 2014 |  As Seen On First

    Delaware families with chronically ill children find support and friendships in monthly group

    When a child has a chronic, life-threatening illness, the whole family is affected. Parents, siblings — everybody has to adjust, and often, the stress...
  • October 23, 2014 |  NJ Spotlight

    Health centers serving low-income, N.J. patients carve out wider role

    Expanded services such as mental-health care become more crucial as ranks of insured grow under ACA, but state regulations stand in the way.
  • October 20, 2014

    N.J. seeks proposals for 'social skill-based' games to bump casino revenues

    New Jersey's Division of Gambling Enforcement put out a call for proposals last week for skill-based social games – think "Candy Crush"...
  • October 15, 2014

    Kids taking summer vacations from ADHD meds

    A new study out of Yale University shows that kids are 30 percent more likely to fill prescriptions for attention deficit hyperactivity disorder drugs...
  • October 14, 2014

    Fear and anxiety spreading more quickly than Ebola virus

    The Ebola outbreak has dominated the news for several weeks now, and experts say all this coverage could cause high levels of anxiety, especially amon...
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