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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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  • Mental illness is not contagious

    I am personally dismayed at the Ruxton community response to a home that will house the mentally ill under the auspices of the recent purchase of said home by the Sheppard Pratt Health System. I can imagine that some Ruxton Community members may say...
  • Sheppard Pratt facility unfair to Ruxton — or any other neighborhood

    Regarding the proposed mental health rehab facility in Ruxton, I am against bringing a halfway house into any established residential neighborhood in Baltimore County. Placing mentally unstable, temporary residents in the Retreat at Ruxton isn't helping...
  • Health

    As the population of Howard County has grown, so have the health care resources available to residents. Over the past decade, Kaiser Permanente, the nation’s largest health maintenance organization, opened a 17,500-square-foot center in Columbia...
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  • 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...
  • Dr. Betty W. Robinson, psychiatrist

    Dr. Betty W. Robinson, psychiatrist
    Dr. Betty W. Robinson, a psychiatrist who had been director of inpatient services at the Walter P. Carter Center in downtown Baltimore and an associate professor at the University of Maryland School of Medicine, died June 19 of cancer at Gilchrist Hospice...
  • Ruxton neighbors still oppose Sheppard Pratt plans

    Ruxton neighbors still oppose Sheppard Pratt plans
    Weeks of community meetings and discussions with Sheppard Pratt Health System officials have done little to ease the minds of neighbors to a mental health outpatient facility slated to open in Ruxton this fall. That much is clear from the red and white...
  • 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...