Behavioral Health

  • 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 ...
  • January 8, 2015

    Pennsylvania ends solitary confinement for mentally ill inmates

    After a settlement with the Disability Rights Network of Pennsylvania, inmates with serious mental illness will no longer be penalized with solitary c...
  • January 3, 2015

    Hub for Hope, homeless center, searches for a home underground

    On any given night, about a third of Center City's homeless -- about 100 people -- sleep in the concourse under Philadelphia's Suburban Stat...
  • December 30, 2014

    GOP leader says he didn't know he was talking to white supremacists

    We interrupt this slow-news holiday week for a bulletin about bad Republican behavior. You know how the white-dominated GOP is always vowing to bec...
  • December 29, 2014

    University of Delaware parent-infant bonding program heading overseas

    Children who have experienced adversity can develop a host of developmental or behavioral challenges. The same goes for infants. Neglect or maltreatm...
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