Behavioral Health

  • May 11, 2015

    Putting research into practice, group aims to improve mental health care for African-Americans

    In Philadelphia, a new group is working to provide better and more tailored mental health care for African-Americans.
  • May 11, 2015

    Philly filmmaker premieres documentary about Hollywood Beauty Salon in Germantown

    The Hollywood Beauty Salon is a tiny beauty parlor tucked inside the Germantown Recovery Community, a mental health facility in Northwest Philadelphia...
  • May 7, 2015

    New Medicaid payment system worries NJ mental health providers

    After several delays, New Jersey is moving to overhaul the way it pays behavioral health and addiction service providers through its Medicaid program....
  • April 30, 2015

    Philly's Bhutanese community responds to earthquake in Nepal

    The many ethnic Nepalis who have settled in Philadelphia after fleeing Bhutan are reeling from the devastating news of the massive earthquake. As of W...
  • April 20, 2015

    South Jersey hospitals team up to improve access to behavioral care

    Five South Jersey health care providers are banding together to offer better mental health services. Health care leaders from throughout South Jersey...
  • April 17, 2015

    Child abuse laws putting a strain on PA foster care system

    Pennsylvaniachild abuse laws put in place after the Jerry Sandusky scandal are having an impact on the state's foster care system. According to ...
  • April 16, 2015

    Philadelphia to end homelessness for veterans by November

    In fewer than seven months, the city of Philadelphia aims to get every homeless veteran off the streets. Mayor Michael Nutter revealed the timeframe ...
  • April 16, 2015

    Philadelphia VA benefits office plagued by mismanagement, report finds

    A new audit of the Philadelphia Veteran's Administration benefits office has confirmed many allegations of mismanagement that led to errors or ex...
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