Call of Duty: Mental health workers have a key role during police interactions | Ana White

BY: - September 24, 2020

The city of Harrisburg and surrounding cities have been hit with hardships involving its citizens and police that have left many wanting to address law enforcement’s role in addressing mental health issues from the citizens they serve.


9/11 Anniversary: Two decades later, how the pain of the attacks stays with a generation | Opinion

BY: - September 11, 2020

Even indirect exposure to the terrorist attacks of September 11 has left profound and deep impact on those too young to remember a world before that.


Yes, quarantine life is stressful. An expert explains how to weather the storm | Opinion

BY: - May 28, 2020

If you feel like you need help, don't be ashamed to reach out to a friend, loved one, or even call 911. The world needs you, flaws and all.


Our frontline heroes are still human. And we need to heed their cries for help | Opinion

BY: - May 28, 2020

By Megan Malick Stories about people rising up during times of challenge are powerful. In this COVID-19 pandemic, headlines constantly refer to frontline workers — nurses, grocery store employees, social workers — as heroes, as they sustain us and literally save our lives. Our call for heroes in these days are great. But at what […]


How to maintain your physical and mental health during coronavirus | Opinion

BY: - March 20, 2020

Without all of us changing our behavior, those who are more likely to experience severe outcomes will have negative health outcomes.


Meet the woman fighting to break down the stigma of mental illness in Harrisburg’s Black community | Anwar Curtis

BY: - December 5, 2019

LaPorcha Grigsby, founder of Black Girl Health Foundation, Inc is running with the mental health baton, with a monthlong series of seminars in 2020.

There’s a well-documented link between guns and suicide. Just what Pennsylvania should do about that is up for debate

BY: - October 11, 2019

Gov. Tom Wolf and some moderate Republicans are calling for a red flag law, while another key member of the GOP has another idea.


More mental health care won’t stop the gun epidemic, new study suggests | Analysis

BY: - October 9, 2019

A new study suggests there may be better ways to prevent shooting deaths than by pouring resources and energy into mental health treatment


We need to enact ‘Phillip’s Law’ to save lives | Opinion

BY: - September 4, 2019

Our children are talking to us. They’re telling us what troubles them and what they need from us. Enacting this bill will ensure that we listen and heed.

Pennsylvania set up a tip line for school threats. Instead, students overwhelmingly called with mental health concerns

BY: - August 8, 2019

While demand for mental health services outstrips access in Pennsylvania, state lawmakers in recent years haven’t increased spending.


This is Pennsylvania’s biggest – and most overlooked – workforce crisis | Opinion

BY: - June 20, 2019

Pennsylvania needs more people to work with those living with intellectual disabilities and autism. And they need to be fairly compensated for that work.