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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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  • 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,...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • Discrimination in Ruxton

    Discrimination in Ruxton
    Community meetings don't usually attract the disinterested or curious. The average person has a busy enough schedule, so such events tend to be packed with vocal opponents of whatever is being proposed. At least that's the kindest explanation available...
  • Sun mischaracterizes Ruxton rehab house issue

    The Sun once again pulls out all the stops from its lofty editorial perch to totally mischaracterize issues with Sheppard Pratt locating a half-way house in Ruxton ("Discrimination in Ruxton," April 25). In the process, it also fails to address the very...
  • A teachable moment in Ruxton

    A teachable moment in Ruxton
    Sheppard Pratt's announcement of plans to purchase a residence in Ruxton, near our flagship campus in Towson, has provoked an uproar from a segment of homeowners in this neighborhood. The residence, which will be licensed as a group home, is designed as a...
  • The folly of Sheppard Pratt's designs in Ruxton

    As a resident of Ruxton, I would gladly support Sheppard Pratt in having a residential rehabilitation group home for affluent clients with mental health issues in my neighborhood ("Discrimination in Ruxton," April 25). What is at issue is the site...
  • Ruxton opposes commercial use, not mental health treatment

    While I am disappointed in Monday's Baltimore Sun Editorial "Discrimination in Ruxton" (April 25) I am not surprised. How easy for The Sun's editorial board to paint Ruxton residents as "hysterical, intolerant, delusional, arrogant and shameful."...