| Nov 25, 2011
| 5:12 PM
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,...
| Dec 18, 2012
| 10:50 AM
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...
| Jul 28, 2012
| 9:25 AM
A Crofton man who owned a cache of weapons repeatedly threatened to "blow everybody up" at his former workplace and declared himself a "joker," police said, in what authorities believe is a reference to last week's mass killings during a midnight...
| Jul 30, 2012
| 5:42 PM
Prosecutors face a ticking clock as they continue to build a case against the Crofton man who they believe threatened to commit a workplace shooting while calling himself "a joker."
Authorities said Monday that they plan to file charges against Neil...
| Aug 9, 2012
| 5:00 AM
Celebrity psychologist Dr. Drew Pinsky recently admitted on CNN to exercising obsessively to stay slim, a condition not technically a mental disorder, but what some call exercise bulimia.
He joked about his condition saying: “a little whiff of a...
| Aug 13, 2012
| 2:13 PM
Dr. Rose C. Kurz, a retired psychiatric nurse and educator who had been a consultant to the Pan American Health Organization, died Aug. 3 of complications after surgery at Upper Chesapeake Medical Center in Bel Air.
The Forest Hill resident was 85.
| Mar 12, 2013
| 6:00 AM
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...
| Aug 30, 2012
| 6:37 AM
Perry Hall High School will maintain a heightened police presence until its principal determines that the campus is ready to return to normal, in the aftermath of a cafeteria shooting in which one student critically injured another on the first day of...
| Sep 7, 2012
| 9:13 AM
Hannah More School, a private school for children with autism and other emotional and learning disabilities, is becoming a part of Sheppard Pratt Health System.
Officials with Hannah More said merging with the state's largest provider of mental health...
| Sep 12, 2012
| 5:27 PM
Parents and teachers in Baltimore County expressed a lingering uneasiness about school violence Wednesday, despite school officials' promises of beefed-up security after the second gun-related incident in two weeks.
The morning after an eighth-grader...
| Sep 15, 2012
| 12:04 PM
As he rode the morning school bus and sat in first-period class Tuesday, the 13-year-old student at Stemmers Run Middle School in Essex gave no indication that he had a cellphone-size gun in his pocket — much less that he planned to pull it on his...