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#JamesDonaldson on #MentalHealth – ‘Something You Cannot Ignore’: #Cannabis Use Linked To Increased Thoughts Of #Suicide In Young #Adults, Study Shows

Taylor Avery Young #adults who use #cannabis are more likely to think about and make plans to kill themselves, a new national study shows. About a third of severely depressed young people considered #suicide between 2009 and 2019, compared with more than half of those with #depression who also used #cannabis daily. For those without #depression, […]

#JamesDonaldson on #MentalHealth – The #Pandemic Did Not Affect #MentalHealth the Way You Think

The world’s psychological immune system turned out to be more robust than expected. By Lara Aknin, Jamil Zaki, and Elizabeth Dunn 6:30 AM ETSHARE About the authors: Lara Aknin is a psychology professor at Simon Fraser University and the chair of the #MentalHealth and Wellbeing Task Force for The Lancet’s #COVID-19 Commission. Jamil Zaki is a professor of psychology at Stanford University and the director of the […]

#JamesDonaldson on #MentalHealth – Prioritizing Children’s #MentalHealth

Here’s how #healthprofessionals are using research and innovative practices to address #suicideprevention, trauma and substance use disorder in #children and #adolescents. Laura Cassar “The numbers are staggering,” said Larry Burns, president and CEO of The Children’s Foundation. “As a foundation, we are committed to taking the lead on supporting children’s health and wellness by guiding […]

#JamesDonaldson on #MentalHealth – Pay Attention To The Warning Signs Of #Suicide In #Teens And #Children

Eileen Smith Dallabrida As a #parent or guardian, learn what to watch for and how to help a troubled #teen or #child who may be struggling with #mentalhealth. #Suicide is the second-leading cause of death for young people, after accidents. In Delaware, 8 of out 100,000 #teens ages 15–19 take their own lives, according to […]

#JamesDonaldson on #MentalHealth – Opinion: We Have To Identify What’s Driving Increased #Anxiety, #Depression And #Suicide In #Children

I’ve worked as a child #psychiatrist at Rady Children’s Hospital-San Diego for the past decade. During that time, we’ve seen emergency visits for #behavioralhealth needs increase by a factor of 17. By BENJAMIN MAXWELL Maxwell, M.D., is medical director of inpatient psychiatry and interim director of #child and #adolescent psychiatry at Rady Children’s Hospital-San Diego. He […]

#JamesDonaldson on #MentalHealth – Start Training #Officers To Better Detect, Address #MentalHealthIssues

By Nick Blizzard OAKWOOD – The Oakwood Safety Department has started a series of training sessions aimed at improving how #officers deal with individuals with #mentalhealthconditions. The programs will give Oakwood’s sworn safety personnel — all certified as #policeofficers, #firefighters and #paramedics/EMTs — up to about 70 hours of training to help safely and effectively do […]

#JamesDonaldson on #MentalHealth – #Children Face Added #MentalHealth Struggles During #Pandemic

#School closures, social restrictions and home #stress exact a heavy toll By Sandhya Raman Psychiatrist Tami Benton was recently called to the emergency department about a child whose family had concerns about the girl’s suicidal threats to run into traffic and end her life. The child was only 5 years old. Both of the child’s #parents […]

#JamesDonaldson on #MentalHealth – #MentalHealthAwareness Month: Resources

#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 for help and assistance is one of my passions. Us men need to not suffer in silence or drown […]

#JamesDonaldson on #MentalHealth – #MentalHealthIssues Are Going Way Up During The #Pandemic

#Depression in one #child can yield to #anxiety and #stress for other siblings. Call Cincinnati Children’s Hospital Medical Center’s Psychiatric intake response center at 513-636-4123or 911 for acute crisis Emergency • #USCensusBureau found that over the past year, 41% of #Black people reported symptoms of either #depression or #anxiety. • #CentersforDiseaseControl reports from August 2020- […]

#JamesDonaldson on #MentalHealth – #HopeSquad Program In #Schools Help #Teens Identify Peers At #Suicide Risk

  If you have thoughts of #suicide, call #NationalSuicidePreventionLifeline at 1-800-273-8255 CINCINNATI, Ohio (Ivanhoe Newswire) – The #suicide rate for kids ages 10 through 14 tripled from 2007 to 2017. In 2019, #suicide rates among older #teens and young #adults reached the highest point in almost two decades. And experts aren’t yet sure what impact […]

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