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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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  • Hannah More School to become a part of Sheppard Pratt

    Hannah More School to become a part of Sheppard Pratt
    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...
  • Parents, teachers uneasy after second gun incident

    Parents, teachers uneasy after second gun incident
    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...
  • Baltimore Co. seeks to identify school threats

    Baltimore Co. seeks to identify school threats
    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...
  • Shootings underscore need to support mental health care

    Recently, there's been a rise in suicides and shootings at local schools and public places. The individuals at the center of these likely struggled with mental health issues. Due to the stigma our society has attached to mental illness, people are not...
  • University of Maryland launches problem gambling center

    University of Maryland launches problem gambling center
    As the state is poised to add several new casinos and possibly table games such as poker, the University of Maryland School of Medicine said Thursday that it would create a center aimed at training thousands of health professionals to help gambling...
  • Police: Crofton man planned mass shooting, called himself 'joker'

    Police: Crofton man planned mass shooting, called himself 'joker'
    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...
  • Charges in Maryland 'joker' case on deck

    Charges in Maryland 'joker' case on deck
    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...
  • Dr. Drew makes light of his exercise bulimia

    Dr. Drew makes light of his exercise bulimia
    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...
  • Dr. Rose C. Kurz

    Dr. Rose C. Kurz
    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. Rose...
  • New Hopkins hospital takes an artful approach to health care

    New Hopkins hospital takes an artful approach to health care
    When Johns Hopkins Hospital officially opens its new, $1.1 billion building Tuesday, sick children will find a cobalt cow with legs the color of grass and a butter-colored head floating above their heads, poised to jump over a fanciful "moon." The new...
  • Rudolph James Redd Sr., engineer

    Rudolph James Redd Sr., engineer
    Rudolph James "Rudy" Redd Sr., an engineer who spent his nearly 40-year career with the Army's Research, Development and Engineering Command at Aberdeen Proving Ground and was an advocate for the mentally ill, died April 27 of a cardiac arrest at his home...
  • On mental health, new responses and growing problems

    On mental health, new responses and growing problems
    Columbine. Sandy Hook Elementary. Aurora. Virginia Tech. Columbia mall. Between 2009 and 2014 in this country there have been 110 mass shootings by young people unleashing their anger in elementary schools, college campuses, theaters and malls. "It...