Tag Archive | #Adolescents

#JamesDonaldson On #MentalHealth – Shatter The Myths About #Suicide And Kids Of Color | Expert Opinion

#Doctors from the #AmericanPsychiatricAssociation say that #medicalprofessionals and researchers must rededicate themselves to ensuring that young #peopleofcolor receive #mentalhealthservices. #JamesDonaldson notes: 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 […]

#JamesDonaldson on #MentalHealth – #Transgender #Adolescents At Increased Risk For Numerous #MentalHealthChallenges

#Transgender or #gender-nonconforming #adolescents may have increased risk for various #mentalhealthchallenges, according to results of a cross-sectional survey study published in JAMA Network Open. #JamesDonaldson notes: 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 […]

#JamesDonaldson on #MentalHealth – #WorldMentalHealthDay Takes On New Urgency During #Pandemic

Dr. Ubaid Kohkhar ORANGE PARK – Orange Park Medical Center is looking to reach out to the community on #WorldMentalHealthDay on Saturday, to help those affected by the #COVID-19 #pandemic find ways to cope and heal.   The very strategies set in place to help keep us physically healthy during the #COVID-19 #pandemic have had an adverse […]

#JamesDonaldson on #MentalHealth – Early Care Leads To Better #MentalHealth For #Transgender Youths, Study Finds

#Trans youths who get gender-affirming care earlier in life are less likely to face issues like #depression and #anxiety, a study published in Pediatrics found. By Julie Moreau #Transgender #children who receive gender-affirming medical care earlier in their lives are less likely to experience #mentalhealthissues like #depression and #anxiety, according to a new study published in the journal […]

#JamesDonaldson on #MentalHealth – How To Help Your #Teenagers, If They’re Having A Tough Time During The #Pandemic

Illustration by Gabriel Campanario / By Chris Talbott Special to The Seattle Times During these #pandemic times, Liliana Lengua has three #teenagers living in her home, and all three are super bummed. Her oldest is finishing out her freshman year of college in her parents’ house, not her sorority house. Her 17-year-old should be getting ready […]