Tag Archive | #Adults

#JamesDonaldson on #MentalHealth – Predictions Of More Suicides, Overdoses And #DomesticAbuse During #COVID Are Coming True

#Isolation, economic pressure and family conflict all are major contributors. By Dr. Yalda Safai #Coronavirus: 18 months later As the U.S. hits the grim milestone of 700,000 deaths, ABC News takes a look at the last six months of #coronavirus — how we got here, what went wrong and how it’s still impacting us all. […]

#JamesDonaldson on #MentalHealth – #MentalHealth Worsens, #Suicides Spike As #Pandemic Drags On

By Katey Hearth USA (MNN) — A new report confirms what experts warned all along – the #COVID-19 #pandemic is creating a serious mental health crisis. The #pandemic is “a significant source of #stress” for 80-percent of U.S. #adults, the #AmericanPsychologicalAssociation found. One-in-five say their #mentalhealth is worse than it was at this time last year. “The thing […]

#JamesDonaldson on #MentalHealth – Struggling With #MentalHealth – #Farmers Among Those Most Likely To Die By #Suicide

by: Kaisha Batman FORD COUNTY, Kan. (KSNW) – A recent study by the #CDC found that over the past two decades, #suicide rates across the #UnitedStates have increased by 40%. Part of the population hit hardest, live in rural areas. The #CDC reports that #suicide rates in #ruralcounties are 1.7 times the rate of those in urban counties, raising concern […]

#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 – #PeopleOfColor face Significant Barriers To #MentalHealthServices

#Racism and #stigma make it harder for people of color to get services, and it’s gotten worse during the #coronavirus #pandemic. By Kristen Rogers, CNN Richelle Concepcion still remembers the name she was called after trying to stop a #White kid who was picking on younger peers on the swim team in high school. “Shut […]

#JamesDonaldson on #MentalHealth – #Mental Burden: Experts Concerned About Impact Of #Pandemic On #MentalHealth

By Andy East  Health experts across the country, including in Bartholomew County, are expressing concern that the #coronavirus #pandemic is fueling a #mentalhealthcrisis that could stretch beyond providers’ capacity and leave behind a long-lasting impact on society. Nearly four times as many #adults in the #UnitedStates are reporting symptoms of #anxiety and #depression compared to the […]

#JamesDonaldson on #MentalHealth – #MentalHealthIssues Skyrocket As #Pandemic Wears On

Sarah Chamberlain Contributor Insights into policy and its underlying effect on #women. According to data from the #WorldHealthOrganization, someone commits #suicide every 40 seconds – 800,000 per year – and for every #suicide, 20 more were attempted. That means 5-7 people will commit #suicide during the time it takes you to read this article. The CARE […]

#JamesDonaldson on #MentalHealth – #Schools Stare Down #Teen #MentalHealth Crisis As They Prepare For Largely Virtual Year

By Elizabeth Hardison Pennsylvania #schools have retrofitted buildings and overhauled class schedules to protect public health this fall – but they’ve said less about how they’ll support their #students’ #mentalhealth, even though state and federal data show that #young people are increasingly contemplating #suicide and self harm.  #JamesDonaldson notes: Welcome to the “next chapter” of my […]

#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 – Data Shows Not Enough Attention Paid to #Suicide in #Black #Children

Written by Olivia Riggio In the last 10 years, suicides among #Black #children aged 5–11 have doubled, while the rate for #white #children of the same age has declined. The National CARES Mentoring Movement, a mentorship organization for #Black #children, and The #AssociationforBlackPsychologists released a report that outlines this crisis and most #physicians lack of awareness surrounding it. The […]