Tag Archive | #Adolescents

#JamesDonaldson On #MentalHealth – OPINION: Preventing #Suicide And Caring For #Black Men’s #MentalHealth The Right Way

#JamesDonaldson On #MentalHealth – OPINION: Preventing #Suicide And Caring For #Black Men’s #MentalHealth The Right Way

#JamesDonaldson On #MentalHealth – What Is #PersistentDepressiveDisorder (#PDD)?

#JamesDonaldson On #MentalHealth – What Is #PersistentDepressiveDisorder (#PDD)?

#Depression is a term used to describe a group of conditions characterized by mood or cognitive changes. #Persistentdepressivedisorder (#PDD), previously referred to as #dysthymia, is a type of #depression that is low-level and chronic. This form of #depression can be associated with the capability to participate in daily functioning but with a consistently low mood. #Persistentdepressivedisorder […]

#JamesDonaldson On #MentalHealth – How To Support #LGBTQ #Children

#JamesDonaldson On #MentalHealth – How To Support #LGBTQ #Children

When #kids are coming out, what do they need from #parents? Caroline Miller What You’ll Learn How can families best support #LGBTQ #kids? How can #parents help keep #LGBTQ #kids safe? What are some common challenges for #LBGTQ young people? Quick Read Full Article How to be supportive Keeping #kids safe Telling other family members […]

#JamesDonaldson On #MentalHealth – Duke Health Warns Of Sharp Increase In #SuicideAttempts Among #Children, Young #Adults

#JamesDonaldson On #MentalHealth – Duke Health Warns Of Sharp Increase In #SuicideAttempts Among #Children, Young #Adults

By Rick Armstrong, WRAL photojournalist DURHAM, N.C. — #Pandemic fueled #anxiety, #selfharm and #suicide are now increasing among #American #children and #teens. The #AmericanAcademyofPediatrics has declared it a national emergency. Before the #pandemic in 2019, many #children and #adolescents were already at higher risk of #suicide, according to Duke Health #child and #adolescent #psychiatrist Nathan Copeland. […]

#JamesDonaldson On #MentalHealth – 10 Common #MentalIllnesses Crash Course

#JamesDonaldson On #MentalHealth – 10 Common #MentalIllnesses Crash Course

(upbeat music) Before we begin we’d like to add a quick warning discretion. This video discusses #mentalillness including #eatingdisorders and #PTSD. What is #mentalillness? According to #NationalAllianceonMentalIllness, it’s defined as a condition that affects a person’s thinking, feeling or mood for a sustained period of time that negatively impacts them. You might be wondering, is […]

#JamesDonaldson On #MentalHealth – Preventing #Child And #Adolescent #Suicide

#JamesDonaldson On #MentalHealth – Preventing #Child And #Adolescent #Suicide

This article was exclusively written for The European Sting by Ms. Abiola Asekun, a medical #student at Sumy State University, Ukraine. She is affiliated with the International Federation of Medical #Students Associations (IFMSA), cordial partner of The Sting. The opinions expressed in this piece belong strictly to the writer and do not necessarily reflect IFMSA’s view on […]

#JamesDonaldson On #MentalHealth – #MentalHealth Needs To Become — And Remain — A Priority

#JamesDonaldson On #MentalHealth – #MentalHealth Needs To Become — And Remain — A Priority

EDITORIALS While most people are still focused on the death toll and physical health issues created by the #COVID-19 #pandemic, fewer are thinking about the #mentalhealthissues that are taking a toll on all of us. #James Donaldson notes: Welcome to the “next chapter” of my life… being a voice and an advocate for #mentalhealthawarenessandsuicideprevention, especially […]

#JamesDonaldson On #MentalHealth – #American #Teens Are Experiencing A Rise In #MentalHealthDisorders, #SuicidalThoughts

#JamesDonaldson On #MentalHealth – #American #Teens Are Experiencing A Rise In #MentalHealthDisorders, #SuicidalThoughts

BY JONATHAN TERCASIO by Capital News Service #Mentalhealthdisorders among #American #teenagers have soared in the past fifteen years.  From 2007 to 2019, the share of #adolescents who reported having a major depressive episode jumped 60%, from roughly 2 million to about 3.2 million, according to the Pew Research Center. The number of #highschoolstudents in the U.S. […]

#JamesDonaldson On #MentalHealth – Taking #Teen #MentalHealth Seriously

#JamesDonaldson On #MentalHealth – Taking #Teen #MentalHealth Seriously

BY SINA M. SAFAHIEH, M.D. Alarming headlines have filled the news this past week. First, there was a chilling exposé of a website that encourages #teenagers to take their own lives. Then Instagram CEO Adam Mosseri’s testimony before Congress failed to articulate safeguards for #teens’ #mentalhealth, despite research that links the #socialmedia site to #teen #depression, #anxiety and […]

#JamesDonaldson On #MentalHealth – How To Take The #Stress Out Of Family Gatherings

#JamesDonaldson On #MentalHealth – How To Take The #Stress Out Of Family Gatherings

Tips for helping your #kids be at their best and have fun, too Rachel Ehmke What You’ll Learn What can you do to prepare your #child for a #holiday gathering? How can you manage relatives’ expectations? How can you help picky eaters at family gatherings? #Holidays are supposed to be happy family events, but a […]

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