Scattergood Foundation

Advancing Innovative Strategies for Change in Behavioral Health

Grantee Updates

Mentally ill need support, not stigma
The Scattergood Foundation  -  October 5, 2013
Daily News article discussing mental illness after the recent events in D.C. with comments from Joe Pyle, TSF President.
Philly Cafe Serves Something Different
WHYY  -  October 1, 2013
A local offers coffee, cake, and frank conversations about death
The Tragedy of Mental Health Law
The Scattergood Foundation  -  October 1, 2013
Opening Closed Doors: How privacy and liberty may be closing doors to families who can help
Obesity: Insights from Health Economics
UPenn Perelman School of Medicine  -  September 29, 2013
An exploratory look at obesity in the United States and the thorny questions regarding solutions
Mental Health and Violence
Tim Clement  -  September 27, 2013
Mental health treatment as violence prevention: Sending the wrong message?
Releasing Mental Health Care From Prison
ScattergoodEthics  -  September 19, 2013
The cost of treating individuals with mental illness in prison vs. the community isn't sustainable or morally acceptable
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!