Juggling the #mental demands of being a college #athlete goes to a whole new level in 2020. Author: Connor Rhiel NORFOLK, Va. — “I don’t think there’s ever been a group that’s having to go through as much as this group right now.” #JamesDonaldson notes: Welcome to the “next chapter” of my life… being a voice […]
Listen to #JamesDonaldson talking about #MentalHealth on #TheTicket Dallas Sports Radio, KTCK FM 96.7 / 1310 AM. September 30th 2020
I did a radio show last week on #TheTicket Dallas Sports Radio on KTCK FM 96.7 and 1310 AM with host, #NormHitzges. Norm was on of the play by play guys, when I played for the #DallasMavericks, and now he hosts one of the most popular and award winning sports radio shows in the business. […]
By Karl Ludwig It would not be a stretch to call 2020 one of the hardest years, collectively, for #Americans in recent memory. Aside from the obvious with #COVID-19 lockdowns and the more than 190,000 deaths (as it stands), racial tensions are at the highest level since the Civil Rights era, the sky above San Francisco […]
#JamesDonaldson on #MentalHealth – #Doctor Encourages Parents To Talk With #Children About #MentalHealth
This week is #NationalYouthSuicidePreventionWeek JACKSONVILLE, Fla. – This week is #NationalYouthSuicidePreventionWeek. During the #coronavirus #pandemic, the #AmericanFoundationforSuicidePrevention says, it’s important to protect our #mentalhealth and help those who may be struggling. Dr. Allison Ventura, with UF Health Jacksonville, is encouraging #parents not to be afraid to talk with their #children about #mentalhealth and start a dialogue […]
#JamesDonaldson on #MentalHealth – We Need To Talk About How We Talk About #Depression And #Suicide In #Sports
#StephenJohns revealed earlier this week he struggled with #depression and suicidal thoughts during his recovery from post-traumatic headaches and #post-traumaticsyndrome. But how this was talked about on local radio overshadowed his story a bit. By Taylor Baird@taylordbaird #Hockey has a specific culture, one in which a player that plays through pain is turned into hero-worship, where […]
In 1941, A. Phillip Randolph threatened to “March on Washington” if then President Roosevelt didn’t desegregate the armed forces and change government hiring practices. Under pressure to act, President Roosevelt passed the executive order #8802, which established the fair employment practices committee (no discrimination in the hiring practices of the defense industry). In 1948, Harry […]
My advice to newcomers to Seattle. We need more good people who are willing to step up and lead.
How I learned to “Speak Truth to Power”. It’s difficult to “stand for something, and not fall for anything”. But, you can do it!
#JamesDonaldson on #MentalHealth – Former #StudentAthlete Dies By #Suicide; His Family Uses Tragedy To Help Others
Former Bonneville High School #studentathlete Braydon Pugmire. | Courtesy Brad Barlow UCON — From the outside, 17-year-old Braydon Pugmire seemed like a typical successful #teen. He played on the Bonneville High School #football and #basketball teams, and he served on the student council. He was active in his Latter-day Saint congregation, he got his Eagle Scout rank, […]
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”.