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#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 – Copays For #Veterans #MentalHealthCare Would Be Waived Under New Rule

#JamesDonaldson On #MentalHealth – Copays For #Veterans #MentalHealthCare Would Be Waived Under New Rule

By Leo Shane III The St. Louis VA Medical Center #VeteransAffairs officials want to drop copay expenses for #veterans facing #mentalhealthchallenges as a way to encourage more individuals to seek help when facing #suicidalthoughts. Department leaders on Wednesday published plans in the Federal Register to modify VA’s copayment rules, with the goal of reforming the policy in coming months. In a statement, VA […]

#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 – #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 – OPINION: Considering The Epidemic Of #Suicide Among #Veterans

#JamesDonaldson On #MentalHealth – OPINION: Considering The Epidemic Of #Suicide Among #Veterans

By Marcel Gemme This #MemorialDay, one way to honor the memory of those who fought for our country is to bring attention to the struggles of our current #veterans. It’s not hard to imagine how #military duty can lead to #mentalhealthissues, but what many don’t realize or fully appreciate is the crisis that #veteran #suicides […]

#JamesDonaldson On #MentalHealth – #Homeless #Teens At Increased Risk For #Suicide, Substance Use

#JamesDonaldson On #MentalHealth – #Homeless #Teens At Increased Risk For #Suicide, Substance Use

#Adolescents of color and #teens who identify as #gay, #lesbian, or #bisexual are much more likely to experience #homelessness, a new study suggests. By Lisa Rapaport More than 1 in 20 U.S. #highschool #students have experienced #homelessness, putting them at increased risk for a wide range of #mentalhealth and substance use problems, a new study suggests. […]

#JamesDonaldson On #MentalHealth – Program Focuses On #Officers’ #MentalHealth

#JamesDonaldson On #MentalHealth – Program Focuses On #Officers’ #MentalHealth

By Marcia Moore mmoore@dailyitem.com Shamokin Dam Police Chief Timothy Bremigen is happy that his #officers will have a chance to go through #mentalhealthtraining through the Police Peer Support Program. Robert Inglis/The Daily Item Robert Inglis/The Daily Item Scott Rood, a Mount Pleasant Mills resident and a East Pennsboro #police sergeant who has served as a […]

#JamesDonaldson On #MentalHealth – ‘It’s Life Or Death’: The #MentalHealthCrisis Among U.S. #Teens

#JamesDonaldson On #MentalHealth – ‘It’s Life Or Death’: The #MentalHealthCrisis Among U.S. #Teens

Matt Richtel One evening last April, an anxious and free-spirited 13-year-old girl in suburban Minneapolis sprang furious from a chair in the living room and ran from the house — out a sliding door, across the patio, through the backyard and into the woods. Moments earlier, the girl’s mother, Linda, had stolen a look at […]

#JamesDonaldson On #MentalHealth – #Cancer #Patients Are At High Risk Of #Depression And #Suicide, Studies Find

#JamesDonaldson On #MentalHealth – #Cancer #Patients Are At High Risk Of #Depression And #Suicide, Studies Find

Two new studies of millions of people around the world suggest that #doctors should be thinking more about #cancer #patients’ #mentalhealth, experts said. By Jessica Wapner One day years ago, during her training in neurology, Dr. Corinna Seliger-Behme met a man with end-stage bladder cancer. Before the diagnosis, the man had a stable family and job, […]

#JamesDonaldson On #MentalHealth – ‘I Felt Disillusioned And Abandoned:’ A #Seattle Medical Worker On Why #MentalHealthCare Is Needed In The Field

#JamesDonaldson On #MentalHealth – ‘I Felt Disillusioned And Abandoned:’ A #Seattle Medical Worker On Why #MentalHealthCare Is Needed In The Field

By  Andrick Schall #MentalHealth Perspectives guest columnist The #MentalHealthProject is a #SeattleTimes initiative focused on covering #mental and #behavioralhealth issues. 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. Editor’s note: This story focuses on #suicide and […]

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