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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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  • 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...
  • Man allegedly trespassed at school, had high-powered guns at home

    Man allegedly trespassed at school, had high-powered guns at home
    Anne Arundel County police found a stash of high-powered weapons, including an AK-47 assault rifle and an Uzi carbine, at the home of a 25-year-old man who they said entered North County High School in Glen Burnie through a back door. Police said...
  • Legislation would require participation in psychiatric bed registry

    Legislation would require participation in psychiatric bed registry
    A Baltimore lawmaker plans to introduce legislation that would require all Maryland hospitals to participate in an online psychiatric bed registry meant to expedite care for the mentally ill. Del. Samuel I. "Sandy" Rosenberg said the registry can help...
  • Michelle LeM. Flesher, artist

    Michelle LeM. Flesher, artist
    Michelle LeM. Flesher, a retired Towson artist who had been an art restorer and therapist, died Feb. 14 of heart failure at St. Elizabeth Hall Apartments at Stella Maris in Timonium. She was 87. Born Michelle LeMay in Saginaw, Mich., she moved with her...
  • No bond for Glen Burnie man accused of trespassing at North County High

    A 25-year-old man arrested for trespassing in North County High School this month — and who was found to have a number of legal, high-powered weapons in his home — has been ordered held without bond. Justin Matthew Beaumont, of Glen Burnie,...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...