Firmly linking #teen suicides to #school closings is difficult, but rising #mentalhealth emergencies and #suicide rates point to the toll the #pandemic lockdown is taking. By Erica L. Green The reminders of #pandemic-driven suffering among #students in Clark County, Nev., have come in droves. Since #schools shut their doors in March, an early-warning system that monitors […]
(WBNG) — On average, 17 #Veterans die daily by #suicide, says Karen Heisig, Associate Area Director, Central & South Central New York Chapters for the #AmericanFoundationforSuicidePrevention. Years ago, her #Veteran husband was part of that 1. #JamesDonaldson notes: Welcome to the “next chapter” of my life… being a voice and an advocate for #mentalhealthawarenessandsuicideprevention, especially […]
For this edition of Parent’s Playbook, we’re talking #mentalhealth and ways to stay balanced during a chaotic time in our nation’s history. The pandemic could cause #stress in students, so how can parents and their kids keep their #mentalhealth in check? 16 News Now spoke with a therapist on Friday to learn more. A good […]
My advice to newcomers to Seattle. We need more good people who are willing to step up and lead.
In this video, Ann and I are talking about what drove me to the point of writing letters about the Mayor, and speaking up for the “Non-vocal majority”.
It is heartening to see relatively more conversations on #mentalhealth and #suicide taking place. But we should be careful not to let the narrative be dictated by politicians, government, public agencies and institutions. In recent parliamentary hearings, there were questions by Nominated MP Anthea Ong on statistical data of student suicides. Education Minister Ong Ye […]
#JamesDonaldsononMentalHealth – Breaking The #Stigma Of #MentalHealth Struggles For #FirstResponders
by: Eric Pointer There’s a new initiative aimed at getting #firstresponders the #mentalhealth treatment they need. #Mentalillness is suspected to be behind thousands of #suicides in America each year making #mentalhealth all the more important. Especially when it comes to #firstresponders. People often look at #firstresponders as heroes but some feel like they have nowhere to […]
#JamesDonaldsononMentalHealth – Welcome to the “next chapter” of my life… being a voice and an advocate for #mentalhealthawarenessandsuicideprevention, especially pertaining to our younger generation of students and student-athletes. Getting men to speak up and reach out for help and assistance is one of my passions. Us men need to not suffer in silence or drown […]
Here it is, the Holiday Season again! Everyone is supposed to be in that “giving” spirit, and supporting various charities and other organizations before the end of the year. Wouldn’t it be wonderful if you could support a great cause and get something that you can actually benefit from? Just simply place one of our […]
#JamesDonaldsononMentalHealth – #MentalHealth Finally A Focus In #College #Athletics, But Advocates Call For More
By Andrew Carter The News & Observer (Raleigh, N.C.) In the 17 months since the death of his son, Mark Hilinski has visited enough #collegeathleticdepartments to see the same things over and over, a pattern repeated: the renovated facilities, the expansive weight rooms, the well-accoutered players’ lounges. Shiny perks, all, of a major college athletics […]