Tag Archive | #AmericanPsychiatricAssociation

#JamesDonaldson On #MentalHealth – When Should #Grief Be Considered A #MentalHealth Issue?

#JamesDonaldson On #MentalHealth – When Should #Grief Be Considered A #MentalHealth Issue?

Samantha Brodsky It can be difficult to put a name to lingering feelings of grief, but there’s a new term that may help define what you’ve been going through: #prolongedgriefdisorder. After years of debate and research, the #AmericanPsychiatricAssociation (#APA) officially announced last fall this will be the diagnosis for an extended, highly disruptive form of grief. The diagnosis has […]

#JamesDonaldson On #MentalHealth – What We Misunderstand About #Suicide Among #Black #Americans

#JamesDonaldson On #MentalHealth – What We Misunderstand About #Suicide Among #Black #Americans

Jamie Ducharme #CheslieKryst American lawyer, Miss USA 2019 #CheslieKryst in New York’s Times Square on Nov. 18, 2019 It’s an idea that in one form or another has been repeated again and again. #CheslieKryst had so much. She seemed so happy. She didn’t fit the mold of someone who dies by #suicide. Kryst, an entertainment […]

#JamesDonaldson On #MentalHealth – Pushed By Players, The #N.F.L. Works To Embrace #MentalHealth

#JamesDonaldson On #MentalHealth – Pushed By Players, The #N.F.L. Works To Embrace #MentalHealth

#N.F.L. teams have standardized support for #mentalwellness as their players fight social #stigmas and the league’s “just play through it” ethos. By Anna Katherine Clemmons Defensive lineman Solomon Thomas remembers sitting at lunch one day during his rookie season in San Francisco in 2016 and pointing out the 49ers’ team therapist at an adjacent table. “Oh […]

#JamesDonaldson On #MentalHealth – How #Stigma Prevents People From Accessing #MentalHealthCare And What Can Be Done About It

By Hannah Furfaro Seattle Times staff 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. In the days after Jennifer Stuber’s husband Matt died […]

#JamesDonaldson On #MentalHealth – Texas #Abortion Ban Is An Assault On #Women’s #MentalHealth

By Nancy Byatt, Jennifer Payne, Evan Eyler and Madeleine Becker As a group of #physicians specializing in #psychiatry and #women’s #mentalhealth, we call attention to the violation of #women’s rights inherent in the Texas ban on #abortion after six weeks. This law, as well as the copycat just-proposed bill in Florida if enacted, will have […]

#JamesDonaldson On #MentalHealth – Shatter The Myths About #Suicide And Kids Of Color | Expert Opinion

#Doctors from the #AmericanPsychiatricAssociation say that #medicalprofessionals and researchers must rededicate themselves to ensuring that young #peopleofcolor receive #mentalhealthservices. #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 […]

#JamesDonaldson on #MentalHealth – Researchers Sound The Alarm About Rising #Suicide Rate Among #Black Youth

#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 – Column: Know Someone In Crisis? Throw Your Lifeline

By DIANE ROSTON We have personal protective equipment — PPE — for physical protection from the #coronavirus. What about mental protection? The word is out: The #coronavirus #pandemic is linked to increased risk of #depression, #anxiety, #PTSD and #suicide. Every day in the media we read about more deaths by #suicide — a doctor, two […]

#JamesDonaldson on #MentalHealth – #Coronavirus: 36% Of #Americans Say #Pandemic Has Made A ‘Serious Impact’ On Their #MentalHealth

Carlie Porterfield Topline: As hospitals strain to keep up with an influx of #coronavirus patients, some #mentalhealthproviders report an increase in people seeking #mentalhealthtreatment, as #Americans report feeling anxious about the pandemic and its ramifications. 36% of #Americans told an #AmericanPsychiatricAssociation poll that the #pandemic has had a serious impact on their #mentalhealth, and according to a PiplSay poll, […]

#JamesDonaldsononMentalHealth – Keeping The #Faith On #MentalHealth

Debbie Kelley and Steve Rabey, The Gazette COLORADO SPRINGS • “Pray harder,” Tracy Monteith heard from fellow churchgoers, including her husband, a fledgling #pastor, when the darkness of depression kept her from getting out of bed in the morning. When hours would pass without Monteith accomplishing anything except turning on the television, and her four […]

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