Mental Health

NextHealth PHL

NextUp: Tridiuum’s Digital Health Platform Is Strengthening Patient-Provider Connections

“NextUp” is a weekly NextHealth PHL feature that highlights the local leaders, organizations and research shaping the Greater Philadelphia region’s life sciences ecosystem. Email [email protected] […]

NextHealth PHL

Genomind’s Genetic Test for Mental Health Is Now at Acme Pharmacies

King of Prussia-based mental health company Genomind recently expanded its partnership with Acme markets, making its genetic testing service available to patients in all 37 […]

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Be Well Philly

How to Finally Break Your Phone Addiction This Year

You keep saying you want less screen time. Catherine Price, Philly-based author of How to Break Up With Your Phone, tells you how to finally […]

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City Life

Philly Police End Practice of Releasing Mental Health Status of Missing Residents

The Philadelphia Police Department says it has stopped releasing the mental health status of Philadelphia residents reported missing, something the department had been doing routinely […]

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City Life

In “Assault on Privacy,” Philly Police Routinely Reveal Mental Health Status of Missing City Residents

As far as Google was concerned, South Philly’s Christine Veasey was a relatively anonymous person a year ago. Back then, a quick search on her […]

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City Life

I Built My Identity Around Being Bipolar. Then My Doctor Said I’m Not Bipolar

My psychiatrist first floated the idea that I don’t have bipolar disorder months ago, when we were spending another session dissecting my history of disasters. […]

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Be Well Philly

How to Find a Therapist in Philadelphia

We’ve reached a strange and wonderful era where it seems like everyone is either a) in therapy or b) has been to therapy.  Of course, […]

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Be Well Philly

What We Can All Learn From the Fat Sex Therapist

If you follow fat acceptance, queer, or radical voices on Instagram, it’s likely that someone you follow has shared one of Sonalee Rashatwar’s posts. Under the handle @thefatsextherapist, the […]

NextHealth PHL

NextUp: Genomind Is Bringing Precision Medicine to Mental Health Care

“NextUp” is a weekly NextHealth PHL feature that highlights the local leaders, organizations and research shaping the Greater Philadelphia region’s life sciences ecosystem. Email [email protected] with […]

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City Life

When Donald Trump Blames Mass Shootings on Mental Illness, He’s Blaming People Like Me

Last week, Donald Trump responded to the mass shootings in El Paso, Texas, and Dayton, Ohio, by saying that “mental illness and hatred pulls the […]

NextHealth PHL

NextUp: The Company Using Tech to Improve Outcomes for Mental Health Patients

“NextUp” is a weekly NextHealth PHL feature that highlights the local leaders, organizations, and research shaping the Greater Philadelphia region’s life sciences ecosystem. Email [email protected] […]

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City Life

People With Anxiety Disorders Can Soon Get Pa. Medical Marijuana Cards

A whole lot more people are about to become qualified for a medical marijuana card in Pennsylvania. On Thursday, the Pennsylvania Department of Health added […]

Be Well Philly

Accessing Mental Healthcare Just Got Easier Thanks to This Former Drexel Student

Here at Be Well Philly, we believe that being well involves your entire self: mind, body, and emotions. Mental and emotional health are especially critical, […]

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Be Well Philly

Your Body’s Ready for the Broad Street Run. Now It’s Time to Train Your Mind.

Each week leading up to the Broad Street Run on May 5th, local running coach Cory Smith shares his training tips and tricks for the epic 10-miler. […]

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City Life

Teenagers Are More Stressed Than Ever. Who’s to Blame?

One morning last fall, I was sitting at Green Engine Coffee in Haverford when I felt my phone buzz in my pocket. One buzz at […]