Behavioral Health

  • February 2, 2015

    Addressing the emotional needs of cancer patients

    Cancer centers accredited by the American College of Surgeons' commission on cancer now have to screen patients for emotional stress - and refer ...
  • January 27, 2015

    Philly first responders attacked by those they seek to help

    Punched in the eye, head butted, tackled by a drunk person — sometimes that's part of the job of working as a paramedic in Philadelphia.
  • January 27, 2015

    Mental health advocates spread message of hope, despite Christopher Tully's death

    The family of Christopher Tully has confirmed that a body found in the Schuykill River this weekend was that of the missing school teacher and father ...
  • January 23, 2015 |  The Pulse

    Portrait project brings stories of recovery out of 'the rooms'

    Jillian Bauer has found a lot of support in "the rooms." That's shorthand for meetings of recovery groups, like 12 step programs. The...
  • January 22, 2015 |  The Pulse

    Schools must be prepared to respond to suicides, experts say

    Schools could be part of a first line of defense in preventing suicide -- but experts say many are not prepared to deal with this major public health ...
  • January 20, 2015

    UPenn medical ethicist makes case for more psychiatric hospitals

    The Pennsylvania Department of Corrections recently settled a lawsuit that requires sweeping reforms in caring for inmates with serious mental illness...
  • January 19, 2015

    Mental health advocates pleased with Wolf's pick for Pennsylvania Physician General

    Pennsylvania mental health advocates say they are excited about Gov. Tom Wolf's pick for Physician General. Rachel Levine is a professor of pedi...
  • January 12, 2015

    Schools must be prepared to respond to suicides, experts say

    Schools could be part of a first line of defense in preventing suicide -- but experts say many are not prepared to deal with this major public health ...
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