James Donaldson Interview with “After ‘Homeschool” featuring Ann Davison Sattler (Pt. 1)

Ann and I are talking about how much Seattle has changed in the 40 years I’ve been here. I’ll be running a short excerpt from our interview, daily for the next several days.

Mayor Jenny Durkan is MIA!

Roughly 36 hours ago, in the infamous CHOP/CHAZ area on Capitol Hill, there was a shooting. One person died and one is still at Harborview. This is what we have all been fearing when neighborhoods are called upon to “police themselves,” and our first responders cannot do their jobs. So far, there has been nothing […]

#JamesDonaldson on #MentalHealth – Fears Mandatory Reporting Of #Doctors With #MentalHealthIssues Leading To #Suicides

By Lucy Shannon John Bryant never planned on becoming a #mentalhealth advocate but fell into the role when his father, Andrew Bryant, took his own life. Key points: Mandatory reporting requires health professionals to report colleagues they believe pose a risk to the public Doctors can be reported due to a #mentalhealthissue Some feel the laws […]

#JamesDonaldson on #MentalHealth – Why Is #America So #Depressed?

It’s no coincidence that our politics and our #mentalhealth have declined so rapidly, at the same time. By Lee Siegel Mr. Siegel is the author, most recently, of “The Draw: A Memoir.” Everyone has his or her own definition of a political crisis. Mine is when our collective #mentalhealth starts having a profound effect on our […]

#JamesDonaldson on #MentalHealth – Demand For #MentalHealth Services Grows

GALESBURG — After local assessments finding #mentalhealthservices to be greatly needed in the region, Knox and Warren county organizations are working to take action. #Mentalhealth, substance use and behavioral health were identified as prime areas of concern in an assessment of community health needs by OSF HealthCare. #JamesDonaldson notes: Welcome to the “next chapter” of […]

#JamesDonaldsononMentalHealth – Study Finds #Suicide Is A Serious Risk For #Police, #Firefighters

#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 […]

Ready For A Nice Gift For Your Friends and…. You!!!

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.) Aug 17, 2019       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 […]

#JamesDonaldsononMentalHealth – ‘He’s Not Crazy. He’s Hurting’: #Suicides Are Rising For Young #Black And #Latino #Men In Texas

While the numbers still trail those of whites, the suicide rate has grown faster for young black and Latino males in Texas over the last 10 years, a Dallas Morning News analysis of federal Centers for Disease Control and Prevention data found. By Cassandra Jaramillo Hip-hop is therapy for Tye Harris. Tonight’s session is at the […]

#JamesDonaldsononMentalHealth – One In Five #Children Have Contemplated #Suicide Because Of #Bullying At School, Study Reveals

More than half of children said they have been bullied at some point in their lives Sarah Young Almost one in five children have contemplated suicide because of bullying at school, a new study has revealed. The survey of 1,003 pupils, aged 11 to 16, was conducted by The Diana Award, an anti-bullying charity set up in honour of the late Princess Diana and is backed […]


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