Behavioral Health

  • July 24, 2015

    Researchers use smartphone data to track symptoms of depression

    A new smartphone app can tell if someone is depressed, according to a Northwestern University study.

    Mental health clinic owners face fraud charges

    A lawsuit names Melchor Martinez and Melissa Chlebowski, both of Allentown, as defendants and their businesses that include Northeast Community Mental...
  • July 20, 2015

    Pa. service providers face tough decisions if budget stalemate drags on

    Nonprofit organizations that receive funding from Pennsylvania are preparing to make some difficult decisions if the commonwealth budget stalemate str...
  • July 20, 2015

    New agreement on NJ 'return home' policy

    New Jersey Senate leaders have reached a deal with Gov. Chris Christie to allow people with developmental disabilities to remain in out-of-state facil...
  • July 20, 2015

    Pa. corrections workers finish first phase of mental health training

    About a quarter of Pennsylvania prison inmates have some mental health issue, and now the state Department of Corrections is moving to get them the he...
  • July 16, 2015 |  The Pulse

    Tourists help fight the stigma that surrounds mental illness in Rwanda

    Rates of mental illness in Rwanda are significantly higher than other countries. This is largely attributed to the trauma many suffered during the 199...
  • July 9, 2015

    Majority of doctors work while sick, CHOP survey finds

    A new study has found that 83 percent of doctors, physician assistants, nurse practitioners, and other high-level caregivers end up working at least o...
  • July 7, 2015

    Three years in, a look at Philadelphia's drug felony diversion program

    A decade ago, the idea of offering drug dealers help finding legitimate jobs and a reprieve from prison was a radical one. But a district attorney in ...
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