Scattergood Foundation

Advancing Innovative Strategies for Change in Behavioral Health
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Stay tuned for more information as we head into the crowdfunding stage.

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The Foundation will be live tweeting from the event! Follow us @ScattergoodFdn for a few exciting annoucements.

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The Scattergood Foundation and The Kennedy Forum are partnering to recognize new and groundbreaking behavioral health innovations.

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Did you know 26% of Americans have a diagnosable behavioral health condition, yet the vast majority do not seek treatment.

Updates from Grantees

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The Scattergood Foundation grantees make regualar updates on how their work is impacting the community.

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Scattergood Ehtics and MHASP blog on Philly.com
ScattergoodEthics  -  February 27, 2015
Seeking common ground in very different views of mental illness
YMHFA Coatesville Project Featured in 2 Articles
Brandywine Health Foundation  -  February 20, 2015
One of the articles was featured in the Daily Local News and the other in the Downingtown/Exton Community Courier.
$25,000 to Be Granted by Scattergood Foundation
The Scattergood Foundation  -  February 20, 2015
The goal is not only to get the community to put forth ideas, but also enhance the conversation between communities.
The Modern Asylum
ScattergoodEthics  -  February 18, 2015
Scattergood Program for Applied Ethics in Behavioral Health mentioned in NY Times piece.
Voices In The Family; Dom Sisti & Joe Rogers
ScattergoodEthics  -  February 2, 2015
Dr. Dan Gottlieb ask "Forty years ago, we thought closing psychiatric hospitals was the humane action. But was it?"
Active Minds Welcomes 2015 Emerging Scholars
Active Minds, Inc.  -  January 30, 2015
This year’s group will be researching important topics and bringing a wealth of knowledge and experience to the program.
Ethicists call for a return of the mental asylum
ScattergoodEthics  -  January 21, 2015
JAMA Viewpoint: Improving Long-term Psychiatric Care- Bring Back the Asylum
Youth Mental Health First Aid Trainings
Brandywine Health Foundation  -  January 15, 2015
Now available for the Coatesville Community! Sign up to get certified in YMHFA!
Discrimination Against Students with Mental Illnes
Tim Clement  -  January 15, 2015
The Department of Justice and Quinnipiac University settled a lawsuit related to the school's discriminatory actions
Accepting Applications for $25K Innovation Award
The Scattergood Foundation  -  January 13, 2015
The Scattergood Foundation & The Kennedy Forum are inviting you to submit the best behavioral health innovations!
When Mental Illness Enters the Family
The Scattergood Foundation  -  January 8, 2015
Watch Dr. Lloyd Sederer talk about how family members can help their loved ones affected by mental illness
Post-Fellowship Check In with Sara Moss
Active Minds, Inc.  -  December 22, 2014
Follow up with 2014 Scholar Sara Moss to see what she's been up to since the conclusion on her Fellowship cycle.
The Tarasoff Rule:
ScattergoodEthics  -  December 14, 2014
The Implications of Interstate Variation and Gaps in Professional Training
Caveat Emptor: Careful with that Data
Tim Clement  -  December 11, 2014
Collecting data and measuring outcomes is very important, but make sure you're doing it right.
This week's behavioral health headlines in Philly
WHYY  -  December 1, 2014
Coverage includes: off-label drug use for depression, homelessness winter strategy, expansion of Nalaxone use, and more.
PA Health Funders Collaborative Annual Meeting
Pennsylvania Health Funders Collaborative  -  November 19, 2014
30+ Foundations met about integration of behavioral health, the ACA & access, healthy eating & active living, and more.
Innovation Conference
The Scattergood Foundation  -  November 5, 2014
We hosted our first annual Innovation Conference featuring a going viral workshop, a shark tank, and a policy hack!
Take the Pledge for Mental Health Unity
Active Minds, Inc.  -  October 22, 2014
Join Active Minds in creating safe spaces in your community.
Let's Not Hush the Issue Anymore
Drexel University School of Public Health  -  October 9, 2014
It's time for the public health community to be more aware of mental illness as a major public health issue
21 Philly Orgs. Participate in Learning Community
The Consultation Center at Yale University  -  October 8, 2014
The Building Agency Capacity for Program Evaluation Initiative started it's 4th year and announced the new components.