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Tag Archive | #AmericanFoundationforSuicidePrevention

#JamesDonaldson on #MentalHealth – Breaking #Stigma Around #MentalIllness With #PAWS For Prevention

#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 – Too Many #Men Ignore Their #Depression, Phobias, Other #MentalHealthIssues

By Joseph Harper It was another Monday morning and my first patient of the day walked in. He was a man in his mid-30s who came to see me for #stress and #anxiety. He appeared nervous and had trouble getting his words out. And the thing I remember most — which I see again and again […]

#JamesDonaldson on #MentalHealth – Difficult Conversation Surrounding #Suicide

“This is their life — this is very real” By: Eileen Buckley BUFFALO, NY (WKBW) — “It’s so important to take action if you are worried about someone who may be in trouble,” remarked Timothy Gordon, Vice President, Student Affairs, SUNY Buffalo State. The Buffalo State campus now in mourning over the apparent death by #suicide of […]

#JamesDonaldson on #MentalHealth – #America’s Largest #SuicidePrevention Organization Shares A New Resource For #Young #Children, “Gizmo’s Pawesome Guide To #MentalHealth©”

NEWS PROVIDED BY #AmericanFoundationforSuicidePrevention  NEW YORK, May 5, 2021 /PRNewswire/ — In honor of #MayisNationalMentalHealthAwarenessMonth, the #AmericanFoundationforSuicidePrevention (AFSP) is launching nationwide interactive Read-Along programs based on the children’s book, Gizmo’s Pawesome Guide to #MentalHealth© in partnership with the Connecticut Department of #MentalHealth and Addiction Services (DMHAS) and the United Way of CT/2-1-1 on behalf of the CT #Suicide Advisory Board (CTSAB) to promote positive […]

#JamesDonaldson on #MentalHealth – Statement from the #AmericanFoundationForSuicidePrevention

NEW YORK, April 22, 2021 /PRNewswire/ — Today the #AmericanFoundationforSuicidePrevention released this statement offering #mentalhealth best practices for those impacted by the recent #DerekChauvin verdict: “The #DerekChauvin verdict brings much-needed accountability for violence against the #Blackcommunity, however the events surrounding this moment incited #stress and #anxiety among a community grappling with the deaths of #GeorgeFloyd and many others, as well as the daily impact […]

#JamesDonaldson on #MentalHealth – Global #Suicide Rates Did Not Increase At The Beginning Of The #Pandemic, Study Finds

“The collective feeling of ‘We’re all in this together’ might have been beneficial,” the authors wrote, adding that vigilance is necessary going forward. By Elizabeth Chuck Global #suicide rates did not increase during the first few months of the #coronavirus #pandemic, according to a study published in The Lancet Psychiatry, despite evidence that #depression, #anxiety and […]

#JamesDonaldson on #MentalHealth – Decrease Seen In #Suicide Rate In The #UnitedStates

Decrease seen despite concerns there would be more suicides due to the #COVID-19 #pandemic There was a nearly 6 percent drop in suicides in the #UnitedStates last year, the largest annual decline in close to four decades, preliminary government data show. While the extent of that decline could be smaller when final figures are available, […]

#JamesDonaldson on #MentalHealth –

Make Space, Listen, Offer Hope: How To Help A #Child At Risk Of #Suicide RHITU CHATTERJEE Jesse Zhang for NPR If you or someone you know may be considering #suicide, contact the #NationalSuicidePreventionLifeline at 1-800-273-8255 (en español: 1-888-628-9454; deaf and hard of hearing: dial 711, then 1-800-273-8255) or the Crisis Text Line by texting HOME to 741741. It was over […]

#JamesDonaldson on #MentalHealth – Talk To #Children About #MentalHealth And #Suicide, Experts Say

DARIAN BENSON At Riley Hospital for #Children there’s been a jump in emergency room visits related to #mentalhealth and #suicide. From March to December, these visits increased 61 percent compared to the same months in 2019. #JamesDonaldson notes: Welcome to the “next chapter” of my life… being a voice and an advocate for #mentalhealthawarenessandsuicideprevention, especially […]

#JamesDonaldson on #MentalHealth – Why Prioritizing #MentalHealth And Conversations Around It Are Important

#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 […]

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