Researchers found that students that are made to wait until therapists have a full-time opening saw their therapist a greater number of times, waited fewer days between appointments, and had a greater reduction in symptoms.
Finding support from another person with mental illness was key to James Sherrick's recovery. Now, he wants to do the same for others, fulfilling a role that is in high demand across Pennsylvania. But there's a $1,300 obstacle.
Black girls are poorly served by sex-education curriculums tailored for a white majority, experts say. A Philly-based nonprofit called Daughters of the Diaspora is enlisting black medical students to help change that.