Meet the innovators changing behavioral health care.
Community & Society / Health & Medicine

Meet the innovators changing behavioral health care.

Philadelphia is an epicenter of transformation in the system of care for people with mental illness and addictions. This Philadelphia Daily News profile last week of a North Philadelphia recovery center gives a good introduction to both how and why, under the leadership of Dr. Arthur C. Evans, commissioner of the city’s Department of Behavioral Health and … Continue reading

Talk to the Hand: Puppets Play a Key Role in the Classroom
Community & Society / Health & Medicine

Talk to the Hand: Puppets Play a Key Role in the Classroom

There are two new faces at Philadelphia elementary schools that have been causing quite a stir – and not just because they are made out of yarn and fabric… Molly and Wally are puppets that are used as part of an evidence-based program called “The Incredible Years” that Dr. Brian Daly, a child psychologist at … Continue reading