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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....
  • Towson University student raped off-campus, police say

    Towson University student raped off-campus, police say
    A Towson University student was raped early Friday outside an apartment building near campus, police said. The woman told Baltimore County police she was grabbed from behind by two males and attacked about 1 a.m. at University Village. Campus police...
  • Wedded: Jade Eaves and Christopher McArdle

    Wedded: Jade Eaves and Christopher McArdle
    Wedded: Jade Eaves and Christopher McArdle Date: June 8, 2013 Her story: Jade Eaves, 27, grew up in Locust Point. She is a philanthropy associate at Sheppard Pratt. Her mother, Cindy Eaves, lives in Locust Point. Her father, Dan Macatee, is the...
  • 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...
  • Fire damages home, kills pet in Joppatowne

    A home was extensively damaged and a dog died during a fire in Joppatowne early Monday afternoon. No residents or firefighters were hurt in the incident, which was reported in the first block of Fort Hoyle Road at about 12:15, said Andy Doyle,...
  • Anita L. Madsen, reporter

    Anita L. Madsen, a former News American reporter who later became director of public affairs for the Sheppard Pratt Health System, died July 13 of lung cancer at Gilchrist Hospice Care in Towson. She was 69. Born Anita Lewis and raised in Chicago, she...
  • An unhealthy fear of fatty foods

    By now all of the Twinkies, Ho Hos and other Hostess baked goods have been stripped from grocery store shelves — and countless tributes paid via Tweets, blogs and Facebook posts. After more than 80 years in business, Hostess declared it was...
  • Baltimore Co. seeks to identify school threats

    Baltimore Co. seeks to identify school threats
    As he rode the morning school bus and sat in first-period class Tuesday, the 13-year-old student at Stemmers Run Middle School in Essex gave no indication that he had a cellphone-size gun in his pocket — much less that he planned to pull it on his...
  • Shootings underscore need to support mental health care

    Recently, there's been a rise in suicides and shootings at local schools and public places. The individuals at the center of these likely struggled with mental health issues. Due to the stigma our society has attached to mental illness, people are not...
  • University of Maryland launches problem gambling center

    University of Maryland launches problem gambling center
    As the state is poised to add several new casinos and possibly table games such as poker, the University of Maryland School of Medicine said Thursday that it would create a center aimed at training thousands of health professionals to help gambling...