Scattergood Foundation

Advancing Innovative Strategies for Change in Behavioral Health

Grant Activity: Current Activity Impacting Communities

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Facts on Mental Health Prevalence ...

Mental disorders are common in the United States, and in a given year approximately one quarter of adults are diagnosable for one or more disorders. While mental disorders are widespread in the population, the main burden of illness is concentrated among a much smaller proportion (about 6 percent, or 1 in 17) who suffer from a seriously debilitating mental illness.

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Institute for Safe Families

The mission of ISF is to prevent intimate and family violence and to promote the health and well being of each member of the family and the community in which they live. ISF also advocates for changes in systems and policies that affect families living with interpersonal violence.

ISF programs focus on training and education, prevention, and policy activities that will better serve the...

The Consultation Center

The Consultation Center is a multidisciplinary training site for undergraduate, graduate and professional students in psychology, social work, psychiatry, nursing, education, public health and divinity. Training is a central part of The Center’s mission and is integrated fully into service and research activities.

The Consultation Center provides services in two areas: prevention and...

Quaker Aging Resources

Quaker Aging Resources: New York and Philadelphia Yearly Meetings of Friends (Quakers), through generous funding from Friends Foundation for the Aging and the Thomas Scattergood Foundation, collaborated to develop Quaker Aging Resources. The project was designed to assist Meetings and individuals in responding to the needs of aging Friends including age related changes, chronic illness or...

Grant for Trainings on Mental Health

Dart Center Receives Grant for Trainings on Mental Health

By Kate Black

Given the economics of today's newsrooms, journalists must do increasingly more with less. Few news organizations are in a position to deliver in-depth training on pressing issues or carve out time to reflect on their craft. Meanwhile, complex public mental health issues pose serious...

Active Minds Emerging Scholars Fellowship

Active Minds recognized that there were limited opportunities for students to become involved in this field on their own terms. With support from the Scattergood Foundation, we were able to develop and launch this program in 2009. Over the past four years, our scholars have worked to expand the body of research in behavioral help and we are proud to have been able to support then in pursuing...

University of Pennsylvania Department of Medical Ethics and Health Policy

The Scattergood Program for the Applied Ethics of Behavioral Healthcare (ScattergoodEthics) is based within the Department of Medical Ethics & Health Policy at the University of Pennsylvania Perelman School of Medicine. The ScattergoodEthics Program is dedicated to education, research, and resource development for the field of psychiatric, mental, and...

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