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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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  • Decent residents of Ruxton must be hiding

    I always thought that the homes in Ruxton were well designed and constructed with great care and that the landscaping was excellent. Ruxton would seem to be a perfect place to live judging by outward appearances. Recent letters and articles printed in...
  • Memo to Ruxton: The mentally ill are not a danger

    I am responding to the uproar caused by the proposed Sheppard Pratt group home in Ruxton. Do the people who are outraged really know what being mentally ill entails? Do they assume that all people with these disorders are dangerous? Shame on them. And...
  • Step-down facility in Ruxton is vital for mental health.

    I am writing in support of the Sheppard Pratt facility that is proposed to extend the retreat treatment offered at that hospital. Many people are given good care in hospitals and in this area are thrust out on their own with inadequate support...
  • Ruxton project is all about money

    After reading yet one more letter accusing the residents of Ruxton of prejudice, bigotry and outright snobbery, I am compelled to inject a little reality into the "soup" of emotion-based rhetoric. The proposed "retreat" on Labelle Avenue in Ruxton by...
  • Transitional housing for those with mental illness works well

    I have been a member of the board of a mental health organization that for many years has provided neighborhood housing for people who suffer from mental illness. Many people with mental illness live and work in their communities. Only people who are in...
  • 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...