mental health

David Sichel and his emotional support dog Henry.
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John McDevitt
January 21, 2020 - 4:10 pm
David Sichel rescued Henry, a Shih Tzu mix, as an emotional support dog to help reduce anxiety for people who utilize his service, Sober Transport, which provides reliable transportation for those seeking or receiving rehabilitation. Read more here.
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Young boy sitting alone at school.
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Lynne Adkins
January 20, 2020 - 4:30 am
Every child gets sad at one time or another, but how do you determine if it's a bigger problem? Read more here.
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Pennsylvania Gov. Tom Wolf as he launches ‘Reach Out PA: Your Mental Health Matters’
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Hadas Kuznits
January 02, 2020 - 5:43 pm
Pennsylvania Gov. Tom Wolf Thursday launched a new statewide campaign to address issues regarding mental health. Read more here.
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December 12, 2019 - 12:29 pm
Federal regulators are setting up a new three-digit number to reach a suicide prevention hotline in order to make it easier to seek help and reduce the stigma associated with mental health. Read more here.
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A phone at a call center.
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Kim Glovas
December 12, 2019 - 4:00 am
The Federal Communications Commission is voting Thursday on creating the phone number as the national suicide prevention and mental health hotline. Read more here.
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Rowan University held a forum on mental health and suicide after several students ended their lives on the campus this year.
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Pat Toddy
December 10, 2019 - 8:45 am
Rowan University hosted a discussion about approaches to mental health Monday night for students and staff. the Galssboro campus is united in grief, and trying to cope with the loss of three classmates to suicide this semester. Students are looking for answers and support, and university officials...
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Kristen Johanson
November 29, 2019 - 11:01 am
Police departments have the highest number of suicide deaths out of any profession nationwide, and this year the number is at an all-time high nationwide. Read more here.
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People eating a holiday table.
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Hadas Kuznits
November 27, 2019 - 4:00 am
Thanksgiving and other holiday gatherings aren't always joyous for everyone. A Philadelphia-area therapist discusses how to handle this time of year if you are dealing with conflict or loss in your family. Read more here.
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Philadelphia Eagles offensive guard Brandon Brooks (79).
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Ed Benkin
November 26, 2019 - 7:26 pm
Brandon Brooks is on the road to recovery from his latest bout with anxiety. His biggest regret was not being on the field for his teammates last Sunday. Read more here.
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Philadelphia Eagles offensive tackle Lane Johnson (65) and offensive guard Brandon Brooks (79) during training camp at Novacare Complex.
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Tim Jimenez
November 26, 2019 - 6:56 am
Eagles star guard Brandon Brooks has opened up on social media about his ongoing battle with anxiety. It was so bad on Sunday that he was taken out of the Eagles' game against the Seahawks. Read more here.
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