Scattergood Foundation

Advancing Innovative Strategies for Change in Behavioral Health
///// Community Impact

ParityTrack is a collaborative project that works to aggregate and elevate the parity implementation work taking place across the country.


The Porch Light Program Final Evaluation Report authored by Yale University School of Medicine and DBHIDS is available for download here.


Stay tuned for more information as we head into the crowdfunding stage.


The Scattergood Foundation and The Kennedy Forum are looking forward to working with Vinfen and partner Wellframe to support and expand the smartphone app. (Picture courtesy of Wellframe).

Updates from Grantees

Check out our grantee blog posts and new updates to the left.  

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

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Dominic Sisti Talks "Bringing Back the Asylum"
ScattergoodEthics  -  June 29, 2015
Sisti talks about the firestorm, and how he and his team reached their conclusions around the Jan 2015 JAMA Article.
MindKare Kiosk Featured in USA Today College
Drexel University School of Public Health  -  June 29, 2015
Drexel University implements first mental health kiosk on college campus
Dr. Dominic Sisti will be speaking in California
ScattergoodEthics  -  June 25, 2015
A Debate on Treating Mental Illness: Should We Bring Back Asylums?
The Scattergood Foundation  -  June 9, 2015
A collaborative project that works to aggregate and elevate the parity implementation work taking place across the U.S.
Drexel debuts a kiosk for mental health
The Scattergood Foundation  -  June 8, 2015
Catch up on the recent news articles about the MindKare Kiosk implementation in Philadelphia.
Two Recent Commentaries About Long-Term Care
ScattergoodEthics  -  May 24, 2015
Mentioning the JAMA Article 'Improving Long-term Psychiatric Care: Bring Back the Asylum'
Shocking Pseudoscience
ScattergoodEthics  -  May 15, 2015
Anti-ECT protesters are wrong and dangerous
Youth Mental Health First Aid Trainings
Brandywine Health Foundation  -  May 14, 2015
Summer dates now available for the Coatesville Community! Sign up to get certified in YMHFA!
Porch Light Final Evaluation Report
City of Philadelphia Mural Arts Program  -  May 13, 2015
Can public art promote public health? Is the central question addressed in the 4yr evaluation of the Porch Light Program
The latest in Behavioral Health Headlines
WHYY  -  May 12, 2015
'Putting research into practice, group aims to improve mental health care for African-Americans' and much more!
JAMA Letters to the Editor
ScattergoodEthics  -  May 5, 2015
Six thoughtful letters about the article Improving Long-Term Psychiatric Care: Bring Back the Asylum
Vinfen is the 2015 Innovation Award Winner
The Scattergood Foundation  -  April 21, 2015
The Scattergood Foundation and The Kennedy Forum thank all that submitted ideas,voted, and commented for the 2015 award.
Has conversion therapy finally met its demise?
ScattergoodEthics  -  April 16, 2015
Andrea Segal, research coordinator at the Scattergood Program for Applied Ethics comments on
2015 Health and Human Services Mayoral Forum
The Scattergood Foundation  -  April 10, 2015
Learn from the candidates about what they see the furture of health and human services to be in Philadelphia.
Total Economic Impact of DBHIDS Spening nearly $4B
The Scattergood Foundation  -  March 30, 2015
Read the newly released Economic Impact Study of DBHIDS Spending on the City of Philadelphia
This week's behavioral health headlines
WHYY  -  March 20, 2015
Mental illness a main driver for frequent hospitalizations in Pa., NFL standout quits, citing brain damage risk, & more
Stigma Reduction at Work in the Delaware Valley
Tim Clement  -  March 18, 2015
Crisis Intervention Team (CIT) program for police officers is improving attitudes about people with mental illness
Scattergood Ehtics and MHASP blog on
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.