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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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  • 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....
  • 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,...
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  • Motorcycle, cars in two fatal crashes in Balto. Co.

    A Philadelphia man was killed early Saturday when he was thrown from his motorcycle in Chase. Cpl. John Wachter, of the county police, said Fred Sturgill, 57, of Philadelphia, was driving his motorcycle shortly after midnight on Graces Quarters Road near...
  • 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...
  • 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...