Scattergood Foundation

Advancing Innovative Strategies for Change in Behavioral Health

Grantee Updates

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
Heard any buzz about the 2014 Design Challenge?
Drexel Univeristy Health Management & Policy  -  January 31, 2014
See what PsychCentral, ACEs Connection, Drug Store News & more have to say about this year's Design Challenge!
This Week's Behavioral Health Headlines From WHYY
WHYY  -  January 30, 2014
Researchers document connection between concussions and depression in teens & more headlines from WHYY Health + Science
Does your personality influence your health?
UPenn Perelman School of Medicine  -  January 21, 2014
Can personality profiles be used to customize interventions to ensure appropriate and cost-effective treatment?
Resources for Urban Trail Planning
Jason Sandman  -  January 20, 2014
Tacony Creek Park Urban Trail Organizer shares his database of useful web resources that have helped to create impact!
Assisted Outpatient Treatment Concerns
Tim Clement  -  January 16, 2014
Why is there so much controversy surrounding assisted outpatient treatment?
NFL Brain Injury Settlement Overturned
The Scattergood Foundation  -  January 16, 2014
As former players struggle with depression and early onset dementia, a judge puts a halt to a $765 million settlement.
Royce White, a Mental Health Disorder and the NBA
Drexel Univeristy Health Management & Policy  -  January 9, 2014
In recent months his advocacy has come under question by the front offices of the NBA & it seems only a few support him.
Defining mental illnesses:
ScattergoodEthics  -  January 6, 2014
Can values and objectivity get along? Sisti, Young, and Caplan debate the controversies of the DSM-5.
Wear your brain on your chest
Active Minds, Inc.  -  January 3, 2014
… and your heart on your sleeve! Encourage, engage, and support conversations about mental health & ACTIVE MINDS!
The bar set high for conservation work in Tacony!
Jason Sandman  -  December 20, 2013
A diverse crew of 10 students and 2 leaders removed invasives and trash and planted 80+ trees in Tacony Creek Park.
Dart Center for Journalism and Trauma  -  December 6, 2013
Follow the workshop on twitter #dartconf. See what the speakers and participants are discussing over the next two days.
Metrics, Money, & the Ethics of Behavioral Health
The Scattergood Foundation  -  December 5, 2013
An opportunity for stakeholders to discuss the implications of healthcare reform & the economy on the B.H. system.
What Economics & Addiction Tell Us…
UPenn Perelman School of Medicine  -  December 3, 2013
We still do not completely understand whether changing the brain alters behavior but work is starting to bridge the gap.
Stigma is Public Prejudice Based on Ignorance
Tim Clement  -  December 2, 2013
Stigma begins in public but can be internalized as well.