Behavioral Health

  • December 17, 2012 |  NewsWorks Tonight Feature

    Bridging a new kind of divide with free online courses

    At the intersection of education and technology sits Coursera, an online education experiment. The classes from high-powered universities are free, bu...
  • December 17, 2012 |  Dr. Dan Gottlieb

    33 years after accident, psychologist reflects on half a life spent in wheel chair

    33 years ago this week, WHYY radio host and psychologist Dan Gottlieb was in a car accident and was paralyzed from the neck down as a result. In his ...
  • December 17, 2012

    N.J. Legislature to debate ban on 'conversion therapy' for kids

    New Jersey lawmakers are considering a measure to ban a controversial treatment called "conversion therapy" for minors. The state Health an...
  • December 16, 2012

    The holidays are a challenge for the grief-stricken

    There's no magic wand for coping with grief around the holidays. But opening up about it can help.
  • December 12, 2012

    Making New Year's resolutions about helping others

    What if making a New Year's resolution meant committing to mentoring achild or volunteering with a charity? A local campaign called Resolution13 ...
  • December 11, 2012

    In rural Pennsylvania, battered women struggle to stay hidden

    Domestic violence happens everywhere – college campuses, big cities and suburban townships. But rural victims of partner abuse face a unique set of ba...
  • December 10, 2012 |  Dr. Dan Gottlieb

    Film explores AA founder's life, and the group's lasting legacy

    "Bill W." — a documentary about the co-founder of Alcoholics Anonymous is coming to Philadelphia this week. "Bill W." tells the s...
  • December 5, 2012

    New mental health center in South Jersey focuses on female soldiers

    Women make up about 20 percent of today's military, and are often dealing with unique stressors related to their service. A new mental health fa...