Scattergood Foundation

Advancing Innovative Strategies for Change in Behavioral Health

Grantee Updates

Ethicists call for a return of the mental asylum
ScattergoodEthics  -  January 21, 2015
JAMA Viewpoint: Improving Long-term Psychiatric Care- Bring Back the Asylum
Youth Mental Health First Aid Trainings
Brandywine Health Foundation  -  January 15, 2015
Now available for the Coatesville Community! Sign up to get certified in YMHFA!
Discrimination Against Students with Mental Illnes
Tim Clement  -  January 15, 2015
The Department of Justice and Quinnipiac University settled a lawsuit related to the school's discriminatory actions
Accepting Applications for $25K Innovation Award
The Scattergood Foundation  -  January 13, 2015
The Scattergood Foundation & The Kennedy Forum are inviting you to submit the best behavioral health innovations!
When Mental Illness Enters the Family
The Scattergood Foundation  -  January 8, 2015
Watch Dr. Lloyd Sederer talk about how family members can help their loved ones affected by mental illness
Post-Fellowship Check In with Sara Moss
Active Minds, Inc.  -  December 22, 2014
Follow up with 2014 Scholar Sara Moss to see what she's been up to since the conclusion on her Fellowship cycle.
The Tarasoff Rule:
ScattergoodEthics  -  December 14, 2014
The Implications of Interstate Variation and Gaps in Professional Training
Caveat Emptor: Careful with that Data
Tim Clement  -  December 11, 2014
Collecting data and measuring outcomes is very important, but make sure you're doing it right.
This week's behavioral health headlines in Philly
WHYY  -  December 1, 2014
Coverage includes: off-label drug use for depression, homelessness winter strategy, expansion of Nalaxone use, and more.
PA Health Funders Collaborative Annual Meeting
Pennsylvania Health Funders Collaborative  -  November 19, 2014
30+ Foundations met about integration of behavioral health, the ACA & access, healthy eating & active living, and more.
Innovation Conference
The Scattergood Foundation  -  November 5, 2014
We hosted our first annual Innovation Conference featuring a going viral workshop, a shark tank, and a policy hack!
Take the Pledge for Mental Health Unity
Active Minds, Inc.  -  October 22, 2014
Join Active Minds in creating safe spaces in your community.
Let's Not Hush the Issue Anymore
Drexel University School of Public Health  -  October 9, 2014
It's time for the public health community to be more aware of mental illness as a major public health issue
21 Philly Orgs. Participate in Learning Community
The Consultation Center at Yale University  -  October 8, 2014
The Building Agency Capacity for Program Evaluation Initiative started it's 4th year and announced the new components.
Reentry to Workforce Partnership
The Pennsylvania Horticultural Society  -  September 17, 2014
"Knowledge gained from the partnership enabled the public defenders to provide personalized service..."
The Community Resilience Cookbook
Health Federation of Philadelphia  -  September 16, 2014
Learn about the essential ingredients, the taste of success, and the language of ACEs.
Join us on October 30th & 31st
The Scattergood Foundation  -  September 15, 2014
The Scattergood Foundation Innovation Conference will be held at the WHYY Studios in Philadelphia featuring Jonah Berger
State-run programs help nurses detox together
WHYY  -  September 12, 2014
Read this story and other recent behavioral health stories from NewsWorks!
Special Edition and Launch Event
Philadelphia Social Innovations Journal  -  September 10, 2014
'What's the Future of Behavioral Health in Light of the Disruptive Innovation of Healthcare Reform?'
Building Agency Capacity for Program Evaluation
The Consultation Center at Yale University  -  September 5, 2014
The Foundation is happy to announce the six programs that were selected to make up the 2014 cohort.
Language Matters when Describing Mental Illness
ScattergoodEthics  -  August 26, 2014
Metaphors that evoke mystical or supernatural imagery can stigmatize mental health conditions
Tragedy, Outrage, and Stigma Reduction
Tim Clement  -  August 13, 2014
Backlash over Shepard Smith's insensitive comments about Robin Williams show us 21st Century stigma reduction
Sara Ansell & Porch Light Program creating change
City of Philadelphia Mural Arts Program  -  August 7, 2014
Creative Exchange: The Porch Light takes the transformative power of art to the streets.
Letters & Journals of Thomas Scattergood
The Scattergood Foundation  -  August 6, 2014
Haverford College is hosting an online exhibit featuring Thomas Scattergood and his role in starting Friends Hospital.
Check Up, Check Out: Launch of first MH kiosk
Shoshana Akins & Caitlin O'Brien  -  August 5, 2014
Wellness at Your Fingertips, the 2014 Design Challenge winning submission, is now available for public use in N. Philly
So Long, Farewell: Saying Goodbye is Difficult
Shoshana Akins & Caitlin O'Brien  -  August 5, 2014
“We all take different paths in life, but no matter where we go, we take a little of each other everywhere.”
Guest Blog: Substance Abuse and Mental Illness
The Scattergood Foundation  -  August 5, 2014
Jess Plummer delves into the data behind mental illness, substance abuse, and violence
Scattergood Stigma Services
Tim Clement  -  July 28, 2014
What is the Scattergood Foundation doing to reduce stigma in 2014?
Check Up, Check Out: ShopRite’s Guide to Wellness
Shoshana Akins & Caitlin O'Brien  -  July 24, 2014
Join us 8/5/14 for the launch of the first ever behavioral health screening kiosk in a retail clinic!
Can Data Help with Suicide Prevention?
WHYY  -  July 2, 2014
"Close to 40,000 Americans commit suicide every year, and that rate has been rising in the past decade."
Request for Proposals: 2014-16 Program Evaluation
The Consultation Center at Yale University  -  June 30, 2014
Learn more and download the application for Building Agency Capacity for Program Evaluation 2014-2016 Grant Opportunity
#IWillListenDay in Love Park
Tim Clement  -  June 6, 2014
The nation's first I Will Listen Day was a wonderful day of advocacy, learning, and most importantly, listening