Sheppard Pratt Opens New Center For AutismSheppard Pratt held its grand opening Thursday for the Center for Autism, which will offer diagnostic services and subsequent case management for individuals throughout their lifespan.
Howard County Set To Announce $1.5M In Funding For Substance Use Disorder Residential TreatmentHoward County Executive Calvin Ball is set to announce $1.5 million in funding to help support residential treatment centers, officials announced Monday.
Sheppard Pratt Opens New Opioid Clinic To Serve Baltimore County ResidentsSheppard Pratt opened its new Opioid Treatment Clinic to help care for those suffering from opioid addiction and to provide mental health care for Baltimore County residents.
Sheppard Pratt Among Nation's Top 5 Psychiatric HospitalsSheppard Pratt was ranked among the nation's top five psychiatric hospitals by U.S. News & World Report.
Baltimore Director Leads Multidisciplinary Treatments For Eating Disorders“My absolute favorite part of the day is working directly with patients, getting to know them over time and seeing them learn and grow," says Heather Goff.
Understanding People Is Key For Healthcare Outreach Project Manager"It was amazingly helpful in school to gain an understanding of people, their different work styles and personalities, as I’m always meeting and engaging with new and interesting people," says Chelsea Soobitsky.
Music Therapy In Baltimore Fosters Creative, Healing Expressionism In Patients"I have found music and music therapy interventions to be one of the fastest ways to break down emotional walls, and it’s amazing to see music take hold of the patients on the unit,” says Amanda Rosado.
Further Education Helps Baltimore Nurse Become Mental Health DirectorAt Sheppard Pratt Williams-Porter serves as a mediator and liaison for the staff. She works closely with different disciplines including attendants, service chiefs, nurses, mental health workers, social workers, rehabilitation staff and secretarial/clerical staff.
'Lean Transformation' Makes Huge Differences In Baltimore Health SystemThe objective behind lean transformation is to improve communication, collaboration and engagement of staff, while focusing on improving patient outcomes by reducing costs and implementing more effective methods.
Md. Teacher Who Wrote School Shooting Book Speaks Out From Mental InstitutionFor the first time we are hearing from a Dorchester County school teacher placed on administrative leave and admitted to a mental health facility after police say he wrote a fictional book depicting a school shooting.
Harford Community College Student Said To Be Suicidal Taken Into Custody Harford County Sheriff's Office deputies were called to Harford Community College on Monday morning after a student expressed suicidal/homicidal thoughts.
Sheppard Pratt Survey Shows Signs That Facebook Influences Body ImageExperts on eating disorders are watching a new phenomenon. Facebook may be fueling bad body image. Baltimore's Sheppard Pratt commissioned the eye-opening survey.