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#JamesDonaldson On #MentalHealth – How To Recognize The Warning Signs Of #Suicide: Be Prepared To Help By Knowing These 5 Things

#JamesDonaldson On #MentalHealth – How To Recognize The Warning Signs Of #Suicide: Be Prepared To Help By Knowing These 5 Things

by: Ian Bartlett (Good Things Utah) – There may be times in your life or the life of your loved ones where there is a struggle to find ways to manage a difficult emotional situation or life stressor. The Utah Crisis Line, in association with the #NationalSuicidePreventionLifeline, is here to provide compassionate support during difficult times and […]

#JamesDonaldson On #MentalHealth – #SuicideAttempts Send Increasing Numbers Of #Teen #Girls To Emergency Rooms

#JamesDonaldson On #MentalHealth – #SuicideAttempts Send Increasing Numbers Of #Teen #Girls To Emergency Rooms

by Tyler Job LA CROSSE, Wis. (WKBT) — #Suicidalthoughts affect people of all ages. But #teen #girls seem to be feeling the most impact right now, health workers say. “During the #adolescence, they are at the peak for #suicidalthoughts,” said Angela Barnes, an #adolescent #therapist at Gundersen Health System. Emergency room visits have risen for #teen […]

#JamesDonaldson On #MentalHealth – 5 #NCAA #Athletes Die By #Suicide Since March, Columbus Experts Address #Youth #MentalHealth

#JamesDonaldson On #MentalHealth – 5 #NCAA #Athletes Die By #Suicide Since March, Columbus Experts Address #Youth #MentalHealth

by Kate Siefert A Liberty softball player wears a purple ribbon in her hair during a game against Tennessee at Liberty Softball Stadium in Lynchburg, Va. on Wednesday, April 27, 2022 The ribbon is to honor #JamesMadisonUniversity softball sophomore catcher #LaurenBernett who recently died. Griffin also shares the same jersey number as Bernett. #James Donaldson notes: […]

#JamesDonaldson On #MentalHealth – Why Do #Teens Engage In Self-Harm? Clinical #Psychologists Explain How To Help #Teens Reduce Their Emotional Distress

#JamesDonaldson On #MentalHealth – Why Do #Teens Engage In Self-Harm? Clinical #Psychologists Explain How To Help #Teens Reduce Their Emotional Distress

Kevin Kuehn, PhD Student in Clinical Psychology, #UniversityofWashington and Kevin King, Professor of Psychology, #UniversityofWashington Emotions are tricky things. They allow for humans to fall in love, wage war and, as it turns out, engage in self-harm. It is hard to imagine an era in which young #adults were more distressed than today. Recent #CentersforDiseaseControlandPrevention […]

JamesDonaldson On #MentalHealth – 25 Toxic Things #Latino #Parents Need To Stop Saying To Their #Kids When It Comes To #MentalHealth

JamesDonaldson On #MentalHealth – 25 Toxic Things #Latino #Parents Need To Stop Saying To Their #Kids When It Comes To #MentalHealth

#Latinos who have #mentalhealthillnesses oftentimes don’t get the care — or even have access to the care — needed to address them. According to the #NationalAllianceonMentalHealth (#NAMI), just 33% of #Latino #adults with #mentalillness receive the treatment they need each year, compared to the 43% US average. There are a number of reasons why the level of […]

#JamesDonaldson On #MentalHealth – Guest Column: Social, Emotional Consequences Of The #Pandemic May Be Tough To Overcome

#JamesDonaldson On #MentalHealth – Guest Column: Social, Emotional Consequences Of The #Pandemic May Be Tough To Overcome

Katie Holland Socializing is a fundamental necessity to remain sane in the face of many life stressors these days. We love to visit Five Points and have a glass of wine, maybe a beer, followed by a sun-kissed stroll and laughter with friends. Socialization is a cool drink on a hot summer day, a way […]

#JamesDonaldson On #MentalHealth – ‘#SeizetheAwkward’ Helps #Teens And Young #Adults Open Conversations About #MentalHealth

#JamesDonaldson On #MentalHealth – ‘#SeizetheAwkward’ Helps #Teens And Young #Adults Open Conversations About #MentalHealth

by Cynthia Gould New program to help #teens and young #adults talk about #mentalhealth. (#SeizetheAwkward) #Mentalhealth organizations say we must ‘#SeizetheAwkward.’ No question talking about #depression and #suicide are hard conversations. Now a new campaign encourages young #adults and #teenagers to open up to each other. It’s a conversations that’s more important than ever with more than half […]

#JamesDonaldson On #MentalHealth – #AsianAmerican Young #Adults Are The Only #Racial Group With #Suicide As Their Leading Cause Of Death, So Why Is No One Talking About This?

#JamesDonaldson On #MentalHealth – #AsianAmerican Young #Adults Are The Only #Racial Group With #Suicide As Their Leading Cause Of Death, So Why Is No One Talking About This?

Amelia Noor-Oshiro, PhD Candidate in Public Health, Johns Hopkins University Racially motivated violence looks like the mass shootings that killed Xiaojie Tan, Daoyou Feng, Chung Park, Hyun Grant and Suncha Kim in Atlanta on March 16, 2021. Racially motivated violence also looks like #suicide, which is defined as a deliberate act of self-directed violence in order to cause injury […]

#JamesDonaldson On #MentalHealth – Are You Sad Or Is It More Than That? Demystifying #Anxiety And #Depression

#JamesDonaldson On #MentalHealth – Are You Sad Or Is It More Than That? Demystifying #Anxiety And #Depression

By  Esmy Jimenez  #SeattleTimes #MentalHealthProject reporter The #MentalHealthProject is a #SeattleTimes initiative focused on covering #mental and #behavioralhealthissues. It is funded by Ballmer Group, a national organization focused on economic mobility for #children and families. The #SeattleTimes maintains editorial control over work produced by this team. #Anxiety and #depression are words mired in heaviness.  Depending […]

#JamesDonaldson On #MentalHealth – How To Help A Friend In A #MentalHealthCrisis

#JamesDonaldson On #MentalHealth – How To Help A Friend In A #MentalHealthCrisis

Rachel Sturtz Midway through the morning session of #MentalHealthFirstAid, a course at the #MentalHealth Center of Denver, my instructor asks me to turn to one of my tablemates, look them in the eye, and ask a simple question: “Are you thinking about killing yourself?” Not “hurting yourself,” because the semantics will work against you. “Killing […]

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