Scattergood Foundation

Advancing Innovative Strategies for Change in Behavioral Health

Grantee Updates

Back to School in Tacony Creek Park
Jason Sandman  -  September 16, 2013
As the youth head back to school, reflection on the summer is helping to impact the planning for the coming year.
N.J. Mom Casts Widen Net to Prevent Suicide
WHYY  -  September 12, 2013
A mother turns loss into an opportunity to educate others.
Leadership, Literacy, and Law
The Scattergood Foundation  -  September 11, 2013
Addressing Mental Health Privacy & Liberty Issues through the Opening Closed Doors Conference
5 Agencies Selected for Internal Evaluation Grant
The Consultation Center at Yale University  -  September 11, 2013
52 applications have been reviewed and all applicants will have the opportunity to attend an evaluation forum.
A Collection of Brilliant Voices & Perspectives
ScattergoodEthics  -  September 10, 2013
Applied Ethics in Mental Health Care: An Interdisciplinary Reader (Basic Bioethics)
A Successful Summer for Students & Tacony Creek
Jason Sandman  -  September 6, 2013
Tacony Creek Park saw conservation, job creation, education opportunities and much more this summer!
National ACE's Summit Presentations
Institute for Safe Families  -  September 5, 2013
A revolution is under way, a ground-shift in the way we think about health and illness, human suffering and strength.
Journalism is an important space for B.H.
The Scattergood Foundation  -  September 5, 2013
Joe Pyle, Foundation President discusses the importance of journalism and the impact it can have on behavioral health.
Mental Health and Discrimination
Tim Clement  -  September 3, 2013
Prejudice and Discrimination in action in the Philadelphia Region
200th Anniversary of Moral Treatment
The Scattergood Foundation  -  September 2, 2013
Learn more about the Friends Hospital and Scattergood Foundation's 200th Anniversary Gala.
Autism in the Workplace
WHYY  -  August 30, 2013
Delaware Organization Matches People With Autism and Tech Jobs and other recent stories from Maiken Scott.
Sometimes no healthcare is the most effective care
UPenn Perelman School of Medicine  -  August 29, 2013
Low value health care: What might this mean for behavioral health?
Prostitution, Addiction and PTSD
WHYY  -  August 22, 2013
Like combat veterans, drug-addicted sex workers can suffer from PTSD, which often makes coming home even harder.
'Orange is the New Black' says a lot about prison
ScattergoodEthics  -  August 21, 2013
It is simply impossible to effectively help a person recover while they are living in an institution designed to punish
Mental Health Literacy and Stigma Reduction
Tim Clement  -  August 9, 2013
How is increasing mental health literacy related to reducing stigma?
Kids Seeking Mental Health Services Face Long Wait
WHYY  -  August 7, 2013
Read recent articles from WHYY's behavioral health reporter, Maiken Scott
52 Organizations Demonstrate Overwhelming Need
The Consultation Center at Yale University  -  August 7, 2013
Building Agency Capacity for Evaluation needed across the Philadelphia region.
The Scattergood Foundation Stigma Guide
Tim Clement  -  August 6, 2013
Download the resource guide to learn what the research community has discovered about stigma and stigma reduction.
Check out what's happening in our backyard!
The Scattergood Foundation  -  July 23, 2013
Tookany-Tacony Creak Stream Restoration, a win-win in more ways than one!
Twitter Tutorial: The Basics
The Scattergood Foundation  -  July 22, 2013
This tutorial will show you how to set up and how to use a Twitter account.
Recessions may impact more than just your job
UPenn Perelman School of Medicine  -  July 22, 2013
Would you expect behavioral health to decline during recessions? Have you or your organization, been impacted?
PHFC Launches New Website
Pennsylvania Health Funders Collaborative  -  July 22, 2013
Check out the resources page to find great reports on health exchanges, health homes, integration and more!
Call For Youth Behavioral Health Videos
WHYY  -  July 19, 2013
The Thomas Scattergood Award will be given to the best video with a central theme relating to behavioral health!
How will the ACA affect addiction treatment?
WHYY  -  July 18, 2013
Read this week's articles from WHYY's Behavioral Health Reporter, Maiken Scott.
Why Does Stigma Matter?
Tim Clement  -  July 16, 2013
Behavioral Health Stigma is it a social justice issue, service utilization issue or both?
Announcing the Behavioral Health Idea Exchange
The Scattergood Foundation  -  July 15, 2013
Is your organization missing out on best practices & innovative ideas? Learn how to participate in the BH Idea Exchange!
Hard at Work in the Tookany-Tacony Creek Park
Jason Sandman  -  July 15, 2013
First quarter update from the Urban Trail Organizer. Learn more about the goals for the park this year!
RFP: Building Agency Capacity for Evaluation
The Consultation Center at Yale University  -  June 25, 2013
Seeking 5 agencies in the Philadelphia Area to receive evaluation training & consultation services for two years.
Unintended Consequences of Public Policies
UPenn Perelman School of Medicine  -  June 24, 2013
Can government policies targeting substance use lead to positive change or does it do more harm than good?
Opening Closed Doors Invitational Conference
The Scattergood Foundation  -  June 21, 2013
Bringing together national leaders to problem solve issues of Privacy and Liberty for M.H. consumers and families!
A Web 2.0 Approach to Mental and Behavioral Health
Drexel Univeristy Health Management & Policy  -  June 10, 2013
Reducing the Stigma of Mental and Behavioral Health Issues Through the Use of Web 2.0
Behavioral Health, Privacy Laws, and Stigma
Tim Clement  -  June 3, 2013
Do mental health privacy protections perpetuate stigma?