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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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  • F. Scott Fitzgerald's former Baltimore home for sale

    It might lack the cachet of Long Island Sound, where novelist S. Scott Fitzgerald set "The Great Gatsby." But anyone with a spare $450,000 can live in a piece of literary history — specifically the 3,600-square-foot Bolton Hill town home where...
  • Gilded Age for sale: F. Scott Fitzgerald's Baltimore house

    Gilded Age for sale: F. Scott Fitzgerald's Baltimore house
    If you want a taste of the Gilded Age, just plunk down $450,000, the asking price for a Baltimore townhouse once owned by F. Scott Fitzgerald. The author who gave us "The Great Gatsby" and other classics lived in Towson and Baltimore while wife Zelda...
  • 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,...
  • 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...
  • Getting help for the mentally ill

    Getting help for the mentally ill
    Though none of us yet knows much of Adam Lanza's backstory, it doesn't take a mental health professional to suspect that a man who killed his mother before killing so many children and adults was likely suffering from a severe mental disorder. Although...
  • Dr. Paul Lietman

    Dr. Paul Lietman
    Dr. Paul S. Lietman, a retired Johns Hopkins professor of medicine, pharmacology, molecular sciences and pediatrics, died of congestive heart failure April 20 at his Ruxton home. He was 79. "He was a gifted educator and was beloved by generations of...
  • Wedded: Thomas Roberts and Patrick Abner

    Wedded: Thomas Roberts and Patrick Abner
    Wedding day: Sept. 29, 2012 Thomas' story: Thomas Roberts, 40, grew up in Towson and is a news anchor for MSNBC. His mother, Michelle Roberts, is retired and worked in the finance department for Sheppard Pratt Health System. His father, Albert "Rob"...
  • State, city program gives security guards police powers

    State, city program gives security guards police powers
    The two men wore body armor with "POLICE" written across the chest and spilled out of their unmarked car, weapons drawn, ordering Christopher Dukes and his passenger out of their vehicle at a South Baltimore gas station parking lot. When Dukes pulled off,...
  • James Roncie Duke, ophthalmologist

    James Roncie Duke, ophthalmologist
    Dr. James Roncie Duke, a retired ophthalmologist and Johns Hopkins pathologist who was a collector of F. Scott Fitzgerald's works and lived in what once was the novelist's Baltimore home, died of complications from dementia Oct. 16 in Bolton Hill. He...
  • Help is available for college students struggling with mental illness

    Help is available for college students struggling with mental illness
    As someone who has struggled with mental illness for over 20 years, I could closely relate to Kevin Rector's article about students having difficulty finding and getting mental health services at their colleges and universities ("Students struggle for...
  • Mental illness and guns: the issue is suicide

    Mental illness and guns: the issue is suicide
    Some years ago, I was called by one of my patients who had just suffered severe rejection in a love relationship. She told me that she was on her way to buy a gun but thought she might call me first. I suggested that she come see me before she purchased a...