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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...
  • 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...
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  • 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...
  • 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...
  • Support groups around Howard County

    These groups meet regularly. Alzheimer's Support Group — Second Thursday, 7-9 p.m. For caregivers of Alzheimer's patients or those who have a loved one suffering from Alzheimer's. Learn about the disease, what to expect and how to cope. The Bain...