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Sheppard Pratt Health System

Sheppard Pratt Health System
Sheppard Pratt Health System, based in Towson, is Maryland's largest provider of mental health and special education services.
Sheppard Pratt Health System, based in Towson, is Maryland's largest provider of mental health and special education services. « Show less

Top Sheppard Pratt Health System Articles

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  • Close the mental health revolving door [Commentary]

    Close the mental health revolving door [Commentary]
    Treatment refusal occurs in medical/surgical settings across the world every day: a child with leukemia resisting a painful bone-marrow biopsy, an elderly man with Alzheimer's fighting his medication, a woman awakening from a coma and demanding release....
  • Does this body make me look fat?

    Does this body make me look fat?
    Emily Sandoz, Ph.D., author of "Living with Your Body and Other Things You Hate," will conduct a presentation at 2:00 p.m. this Sunday that organizers say "will provide truthful and powerful resources to help individuals along the path toward body...
  • Back Story: Charles Street winds its way through the heart of Baltimore

    Back Story: Charles Street winds its way through the heart of Baltimore
    From its humble origins on the shores of the Patapsco River in industrial and rail-clogged South Baltimore, Charles Street transforms itself during its 10.9-mile journey through the heart of the city as it heads north through the fashionable and wealthy...
  • Dr. Ghislaine D. Godenne, psychiatrist

    Dr. Ghislaine D. Godenne, psychiatrist
    Dr. Ghislaine D. "Ghilly" Godenne, a psychiatrist and a Belgian baroness who was the founder of the Adolescent Psychiatric Clinic at Johns Hopkins Hospital and later was director of Johns Hopkins University Counseling and Psychiatric Services, died...
  • Columbia Election Candidate: Harry Schwarz

    This is one in a series of submitted candidate profiles for the Columbia Association Elections.  The Columbia Association will hold elections on Saturday, April 26. During the elections, Columbia residents who pay the Columbia Association assessed fee...
  • Legislation pushes involuntary mental health treatment

    Legislation pushes involuntary mental health treatment
    Maryland lawmakers are moving to make it easier to medicate mental hospital patients against their will, while examining the idea of court-ordered therapy for mentally ill people who aren't hospitalized. The legislation is based partly on...
  • Liquor businesses learn how to spot underage drinkers

    Liquor businesses learn how to spot underage drinkers
    Bar, restaurant and liquor store owners from the York Road corridor gathered before their establishments opened for business Wednesday morning to learn how to better combat a late-night scourge in the area — fake IDs and underage drinking. "The...
  • Dr. Robert W. Gibson, head of Sheppard Pratt

    Dr. Robert W. Gibson, head of Sheppard Pratt
    Dr. Robert W. Gibson, a seminal figure for more than three decades at the Sheppard and Enoch Pratt Hospital where he oversaw the desegregation of its facilities, ended its bankruptcy and extended it into the community, died March 8 of heart failure at his...
  • William E. 'Bill' Edrington, maintenance worker

    William E. 'Bill' Edrington, maintenance worker
    William E. "Bill" Edrington, a retired hospital maintenance worker and plasterer, died Tuesday of complications from dementia at Country Companions, a Taneytown assisted-living facility. He was 83. The son of a Baltimore Transit Co. worker and a...
  • Margaret W. "Margie" Brooks, homemaker

    Margaret W. "Margie" Brooks, homemaker
    Margaret W. "Margie" Brooks, a homemaker, volunteer and avid gardener, died Dec. 28 of a cerebral hemorrhage at Gilchrist Hospice Care in Towson. She was 93. The daughter of an insurance executive and a homemaker, Margaret Eloise Wells was born in...
  • Planners begin countywide zoning review

    The patch of green on Montgomery Road across from the Long Gate Shopping Center in Ellicott City stands out amid the asphalt, stores and homes. Behind a few small wood-frame houses and garages, these nearly eight acres could almost be a suburban park,...