Behavioral Health

  • January 30, 2013

    What does it take to succeed? Philadelphia program teaches kids 'grit'

    What helps children succeed? The question has long puzzled parents and educators alike. IQ and test scores have garnered a lot of attention, but a new...
  • January 28, 2013

    States submit mental health records for national gun background check database - will it matter

    Anybody who has been involuntarily committed or been ruled mentally incompetent by a court is banned from buying a gun. However, mental health record...
  • January 28, 2013 |  Dr. Dan Gottlieb

    Could "Zen" approach help caregivers?

    Caregiving for a loved one is a tough job - millions of Americans do it, and it can take an enormous toll on their emotional and physician well-being....
  • January 21, 2013

    Volunteering has mental health benefits

    Thousands of residents in the region are honoring the legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King with a day of service today. Volunteering doesn't just hel...
  • January 16, 2013 |  NewsWorks Tonight Feature

    Study adds fodder to whether parents need to let their babies 'cry it out'

    A new study from Temple University is adding fuel to the fire in an ongoing parenting debate — what to do when babies wake up crying in the middle of ...
  • January 15, 2013

    Pennsylvania program finds family homes for aging veterans in need of care

    Many of the country's millions of aging vets require care and help with medical issues. The VA medical center in Coatesville, Pennsylvania wants ...
  • January 14, 2013

    Guidance, advice, support; study examines the role of mentors

    Good mentors are often crucial for success in life. They can help sort out a tough personal situation, give some solid career advice, or make an impor...
  • January 7, 2013 |  Dr. Dan Gottlieb

    Strength in numbers: What makes group therapy healing?

    Group therapy is a popular option for many people seeking help, since it is usually cheaper than one-on-one therapy. The American Psychological Assoc...
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