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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

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  • Baltimore Best Bets

    Best Bets Belvedere Square — corner of York Road and Belvedere Avenue, presents Summer Sounds at the Square, a weekly outdoor concert series featuring free live music by local bands on Friday evenings. The series continues July 22 with the rock...
  • Mary Lacy Fetting, counselor, dies

    Mary Lacy Fetting, counselor, dies
    Mary Lacy Fetting, a retired psychotherapist who counseled the homeless at the Franciscan Center as a volunteer, died of cancer Wednesday at her Guilford home. She was 82. Born Mary Lacy in Baltimore, she was the daughter of James J. Lacy, an iron...
  • Americans still scarred by Sept. 11 attacks

    Americans still scarred by Sept. 11 attacks
    When an earthquake hit the Baltimore area recently, a familiar anxiety crept over Kimberly Anthony — not unlike her feelings after the terrorist attacks a decade ago. Anthony, a Washington resident, still carries psychic scars from Sept. 11, 2001....
  • Loyola offers online counseling to students coping with trauma

    Loyola offers online counseling to students coping with trauma
    The polite refusals became all too familiar to counselors at Loyola University Maryland when they offered help to students who had lost a parent, endured an assault or lived through some other kind of trauma. "Thanks so much for reaching out," the...
  • Good morning, Baltimore: Need to know for Thursday

    Good morning, Baltimore: Need to know for Thursday
    WEATHER Today's forecast calls for rain with a high temperature near 52 degrees. It is expected to be cloudy tonight with a low temperature around 36 degrees. TRAFFIC Check our updates for this morning's issues as you plan your commute. FROM LAST...
  • Ruxton: Put out the welcome mat for Sheppard Pratt

    Sorry Ruxton, no pity here for your becoming the most recent recipient of a group home for those with mental health issues ("State OKs Sheppard Pratt's plan for Ruxton group home," Feb. 16). It's time you joined the rest of us who have such homes in our...
  • Dr. Michael Victor Edelstein, Sheppard Pratt psychiatrist

    Dr. Michael Victor Edelstein, Sheppard Pratt psychiatrist
    Dr. Michael Victor Edelstein, whose career at Sheppard Pratt Health System spanned nearly 30 years and whose hobbies were auto repair and listening to gospel music, died of a heart attack Monday at St. Joseph Medical Center. The Cockeysville resident was...
  • New director for Harford County Office on Mental Health named

    The Board of Directors of the Office on Mental Health/Core Service Agency of Harford County has announced the appointment of R. Terence Farrell as the agency's executive director. Farrell comes to the agency with more than 30 years of human service and...
  • Man shot in arm by sheriff's deputy now in critical condition

    A man who police said was alert and talking after being shot in the arm by a city sheriff's deputy last week is now in critical condition at Johns Hopkins Hospital, according to a hospital spokesman. The wounded man's mother said her son is on life...
  • Local schools see benefits from good behavior program

    Local schools see benefits from good behavior program
    At Stevens Forest Elementary School in Columbia, fifth-graders delight when good behavior leads to rewards, from earning shiny trophies to playing Nintendo Wii with the principal at recess. In fact, they say they've had so much fun being respectful,...
  • 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...