Scattergood Foundation

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February 23, 2017
Nearly all Pennsylvanians would be affected if the Affordable Care Act is repealed, according to a new report released today by the Pennsylvania Health Funders Collaborative (PHFC), a non-partisan network of 40 health foundations throughout the state. 
The findings include:
One million adults and...
February 20, 2017
Dominic Sisti & Cynthia Baum-Baicker
“The presidency is supposed to age the president, not the public.” And with that Jon Stewart, former host of the Daily Show and comic genius, touched on an overlooked but very serious public health question. 
Is Donald Trump, with his daily Twitter...
February 17, 2017
How electroconvulsive therapy’s troubled past has colored its modern use
By: Elana Gordon
February 16, 2017
Elyse Hunt hit rock bottom last summer. She had pummeled deeply into an already serious depression, leaving her bedridden and contemplating suicide. And one point, the condition left her...
February 9, 2017
by Joe Pyle, MA,  President of the Scattergood Foundation 
Dr. Arthur C. Evans steps down Friday after 12 years as commissioner of the city’s Department of Behavioral Health and Intellectual disAbility Services – the name is one of myriad changes, large and small, that came under his watch.  ...
Active Minds Emerging Scholars Fellowship
January 23, 2017
We’re excited to introduce you to the incredible Class of 2017 of our Emerging Scholars Fellowship, an Active Minds program that grants funding to young researchers studying mental health.
Over the course of the next five months, the scholars will be conducting research and working on their...
January 9, 2017
Submissions accepted starting today; award will highlight new and groundbreaking programs in behavioral health from across the United States
(Philadelphia, PA) – The Annual Scattergood Innovation Award opened for nominations today. This will mark the fifth year that the Thomas Scattergood...
January 3, 2017
By: Tim Clement, MPH, ParityTrack Policy Director and Amanda Mauri, MPH, ParityTrack Deputy Policy Director
We are currently in the midst of one of the most dire public health crisis in our nation’s history. Everyday, 246 people die from suicides and overdoses (CDC 2016, CDC 2016)....
December 23, 2016
By: Nathaniel Counts, Timothy Clement, Amanda Mauri, Paul Gionfriddo, and Garry Carneal
December 22, 2016
The Mental Health Parity and Addiction Equity Act (MHPAEA) has been law since 2008. MHPAEA provided that health plans could not limit mental health or substance use disorder benefits in a way...
November 27, 2016
By Joseph Pyle, MA and Alyson Ferguson, MPH
Social Innovation Journal Issue 29
The people and organizations of Philadelphia are collectively poised to achieve great things, but a lack of data-driven decision-making among nonprofit organizations and governmental agencies is impeding growth...
November 7, 2016

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE- November 7, 2016                                                         
Scattergood Foundation and Department of Behavioral Health and Intellectual disAbility Services Examine Children’s Behavioral Health Network
Study finds that 39 of Philadelphia’s 46 zip codes, fall...