Articles, Leading Stories

May 1st, 2016

Brattleboro Retreat seeks state funding for new adolescent unit

By Phyllis Hanlon

When the Brattleboro Retreat was founded in 1834 with a $10,000 bequest from Anna Marsh, the facility served, and continues to serve, a range of patients from children and...

May 1st, 2016

Report examines health indicators on county basis

By Rivkela Brodsky

There is something like a chicken-or-the-egg dilemma coming out of a new county-level analysis of U.S. licensed psychologists done by the American Psychological Association’s...

May 1st, 2016

Spring Harbor Hospital to re-open 12 bed unit

By Rivkela Brodsky

Maine’s Spring Harbor Hospital will be able to reopen a previously closed unit of 12 psychiatric beds by the end of September thanks to a good chunk of funding from the...

May 1st, 2016

Monks’ visit has impact at Silver Hill Hospital

By Catherine Robertson Souter

Silver Hill Hospital in New Canaan, Conn., works with a variety of clients – those with severe mental illness and addiction as well as clients dealing with chronic pain or...

May 1st, 2016

Couple adjusts to rural life, career opportunities

By Catherine Robertson Souter

As any realtor will tell you, it’s all about location. For one married psychologist couple just finishing their post-doctoral training in Boston and making decisions about...

April 1st, 2016

Psychologists call treatment of narcissism a ‘Herculean task’

By Phyllis Hanlon

It’s not unusual to seek attention on occasion. From celebrities who walk the red carpet during special Hollywood events to the three-year old who begs his mother to “Watch...

April 1st, 2016

Insurance department examines handling of claims

By Rivkela Brodsky

To address the opioid addiction issue in New Hampshire and barriers to care, the state’s insurance department began “a targeted examination” in November 2015 of how...

April 1st, 2016

Tufts reaches settlement with AG office

By Phyllis Hanlon

The passage of mental health parity was intended to mandate equality in the care of behavioral issues with that given to physical conditions. In spite of the requirements, some...

April 1st, 2016

Legislation in response to hike in female veterans’ suicide rate

By Pamela Berard

Proposed legislation would require the Department of Veterans Affairs to develop gender-specific suicide prevention programs.

The “Female Veteran Suicide Prevention...

April 1st, 2016

PREP program for early psychosis receives funding boost

By Pamela Berard

The Prevention and Recovery in Early Psychosis (PREP) program in Massachusetts has expanded its work to help diagnose and treat young adults grappling with the early stages of...

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