Scattergood Foundation

Advancing Innovative Strategies for Change in Behavioral Health

Grantee Updates

Media Coverage of I Will LIsten Day Philadelphia
The Scattergood Foundation  -  June 4, 2014
I Will Listen Day Philadelphia was a tremendous success and widely-covered by the media
Creating a Cross-Discipline Team of Students
The Scattergood Foundation  -  May 21, 2014
Looking for graduate level interns to acts as consultants to the 2014-2015 Design Challenge!
Check out what is going on in our backyard
The Scattergood Foundation  -  May 20, 2014
Learn more about the Tookany Tacony Frankford Watershed Partnership's spring and summer events.
Check out this week's behavioral health headlines
WHYY  -  May 14, 2014
Stories from across the region on homelessness, drug abuse, and the shortage of mental health care.
Rise and Shine Mural Tour
City of Philadelphia Mural Arts Program  -  May 13, 2014
Join us on one of Philadelphia's iconic trolleys on Sunday, May 18th at 11:00am for the first mural tour of the season!
Interview With
Tim Clement  -  May 12, 2014
We interviewed Paul Berry, founder of the website and the Be Heard Project about his organization
Mental Health Screening in Retail Clinics
Shoshana Akins & Caitlin O'Brien  -  May 9, 2014
The 2014 Design Challenge has been featured in several local news outlets.
Presentation at the Annual APA Meeting
The Scattergood Foundation  -  May 7, 2014
Reducing Stigma for Greater Access: A Multifaceted Initiative in Philadelphia
Privacy & Liberty Debates
The Scattergood Foundation  -  May 6, 2014
Do Consumers Protections Hamper Effective Treatment? NCBH Presentation as follow-up to the Opening Closed Doors Meeting
Mental Illness & Violence: A Complicated Picture
ScattergoodEthics  -  May 1, 2014
Dr. Dominic Sisti examines the data and divergent perspectives about a controversial topic
Scattergood Design Challenge
Shoshana Akins & Caitlin O'Brien  -  May 1, 2014
Our Design Challenge team explains process and progress in the Philadelphia Social Innovations Journal
Stigma Reduction in Philadelphia
Tim Clement  -  April 30, 2014
The Scattergood Fellow on Stigma Reduction describes his project in the Philadelphia Social Innovations Journal
2014 Scholar's Blog: Andy Choi
Active Minds, Inc.  -  April 22, 2014
It only seems like yesterday that the other Emerging Scholars and I were in DC “geeking out”...
Confronting Suicide
Dart Center for Journalism and Trauma  -  April 21, 2014
A four-part series produced for Arizona Public Media's NPR 89.1 FM. An outcome of the September 2012 Dart Conference.
2014 Scholar's Blog: Johnny Berona
Active Minds, Inc.  -  April 17, 2014
My work is driven by the question: why do some sexual minority youth attempt suicide whereas the majority does not?
Prisons hold 10 times as many mentally ill people
WHYY  -  April 17, 2014
Read the full article plus more from Maiken Scott, WHYY's Behavioral Health Reporter.
2014 Scholar's Blog: Dani Adams
Active Minds, Inc.  -  April 14, 2014
I can hardly believe how far my project has come in such a short time!
DOJ Says No to Discrimination
Tim Clement  -  March 31, 2014
The Department of Justice has informed Louisiana that its vetting process for attorneys may violate the ADA
ScattergoodEthics  -  March 25, 2014
Presentation highlights from the applied ethics workshop held on March 19, 2014.
Register now for the Healthy Trails 5K
The Scattergood Foundation  -  March 19, 2014
April 13, 2014 the second annual Healthy Trails 5K will be held at 9am in the Tacony Creek Park.
First and Last from the Urban Trail Organizer
Jason Sandman  -  March 12, 2014
Reflections, resources, and new opportunities for the the Tacony Creek Park.
Integration of Mental Health in Retail Clinics
Shoshana Akins & Caitlin O'Brien  -  March 12, 2014
You can still participate: vote, like, comment, or donate to the cause!
Learn from our grantees
The Scattergood Foundation  -  March 11, 2014
The Foundation invites everyone to review and comment on our grantees recently submitted interim reports.
Understanding Human Behavior
WHYY  -  February 28, 2014
Two unique stories of behavioral health leadership highlighting local programs and national advocates.
Integrating Mental Health Care in Retail Clinics
Drexel Univeristy Health Management & Policy  -  February 21, 2014
2014 Scattergood Foundation Design Challenge focused on retail clinics & wellness is featured in Mental Health Weekly.
Families facing deportation find support
WHYY  -  February 21, 2014
The idea for the partner congregation is to create a community of emotional and spiritual support around a family.
Embracing Change
Jason Sandman  -  February 17, 2014
This month's post from the Urban Trails Organizer highlights a few changes to take place in the park in Spring 2014.
Prejudice May Shorten Lives
Tim Clement  -  February 17, 2014
New research indicates that living in a prejudicial community could be hazardous to your health
Emerging Scholars "Meeting of the Minds"
Active Minds, Inc.  -  February 14, 2014
Our 2014 cycle gathered in Washington, DC to present their projects and discuss resilience.
Undocumented teens unite through a painful journey
WHYY  -  February 14, 2014
It's everything from intense family turmoil, a lot of abandonment, unfortunately a lot of sexual and physical trauma.
Mental Health as Public Health
Tim Clement  -  February 11, 2014
Can the U.S. learn from other nations on how to best approach mental health care?
Active Minds 2014 Emerging Scholars!
Active Minds, Inc.  -  February 3, 2014
Students Receive Funding to Expand the Body of Research, Literature and Discourse Devoted to Mental Health