Tag Archive | #Americans

#JamesDonaldson On #MentalHealth – What #Employers Need To Know About #SuicidePrevention

#JamesDonaldson On #MentalHealth – What #Employers Need To Know About #SuicidePrevention

by  Kayla Follmer Matt C. Howard Summary.   What should organizations do to help prevent #suicide among its #employees — and to help support #suicidesurvivors after the death of a coworker? Research suggest first leaders and managers must recognize the workplace predictors of #suicide. Then, create a respectful…more Between 1999 and 2018, the rate of #suicide deaths in […]

#JamesDonaldson On #MentalHealth – We Need To Talk About #ClimateChange And #Suicide

#JamesDonaldson On #MentalHealth – We Need To Talk About #ClimateChange And #Suicide

The data we have suggests a connection—and the problem may be growing An orange glow hangs over San Francisco during the 2020 wildfire season. Could #climatechange, of all things, finally force #Americans to rethink #suicideprevention? Of the top 10 causes of death in the #UnitedStates, #suicide remains stigmatized among the masses and, even among scholars, poorly […]

#JamesDonaldson On #MentalHealth – #MentalHealthStruggles, #Suicide High Among Servicemembers

#JamesDonaldson On #MentalHealth – #MentalHealthStruggles, #Suicide High Among Servicemembers

#Veteran organizations say showing support for past and active #soldiers could help reduce the high number of #mentalhealthissues  Maddie McQueen LEXINGTON, Ky. (WTVQ) – #MayisMentalHealthAwarenessmonth and Military Appreciation month, and the two have more in common than you may think. #Veterans organizations say more support for our servicemembers might help reduce an alarming #suicide rate. […]

#JamesDonaldson On #MentalHealth – How To Manage #SuicidalIdeation

#JamesDonaldson On #MentalHealth – How To Manage #SuicidalIdeation

#SuicidalThoughts, Suicidal Ideas By  Ashley Olivine, Ph.D., MPH  Medically reviewed by  Steven Gans, MD Table of Contents Risk Factors Warning Signs Treatment Management & Prevention Frequently Asked Questions #Suicideideation is thoughts, ideas, wishes, considerations, contemplations, or preoccupations relating to death and #suicide.1 It is sometimes referred to as #suicidalthoughts or #suicidalideas. #Suicide is the second leading cause of […]

#JamesDonaldson On #MentalHealth – How To Help Those Who Have Lost Loved Ones To #Suicide Cope With #Grief During The #Holidays

#JamesDonaldson On #MentalHealth – How To Help Those Who Have Lost Loved Ones To #Suicide Cope With #Grief During The #Holidays

Michael R. Nadorff, Mississippi State University and Julie Cerel, University of Kentucky No matter the merriment of the season, the #holidays remain a struggle for those who have lost a loved one to #suicide. In 2020, #COVID-19 isolated many people from their families. Ironically, that #isolation may have spared #suicide-loss survivors some suffering; with no family gathering, one was […]

#JamesDonaldson On #MentalHealth – Half Of #Suicides Were By #Gun; #Suicides By All Methods Rose Sharply Among #Minority #Youth

#JamesDonaldson On #MentalHealth – Half Of #Suicides Were By #Gun; #Suicides By All Methods Rose Sharply Among #Minority #Youth

By Micah Danney With #suicides, including those by #gun, the second-leading cause of death for 10- through 34-year-olds — and #suicides surging by 35% during 20 years ending in 2019 — it’s important to raise awareness that #suicides are preventable and that most of those survive an attempt do not try another. That’s according to the Convergence […]

#JamesDonaldson On #MentalHealth – Having The Hard Talk

#JamesDonaldson On #MentalHealth – Having The Hard Talk

by Special to the AFRO By Nicholas Ibarra | OBSERVER Staff Writer Schea Cotton, a former basketball phenom, was in his early 20s when he first contemplated #suicide. Every time he would drive across the Vincent Thomas Bridge in Los Angeles, he would go back and forth several times, contemplating his actions. “I could just veer […]

#JamesDonaldson On #MentalHealth – Murder, #Guns, And #MentalIllness: What The Statistics Show

#JamesDonaldson On #MentalHealth – Murder, #Guns, And #MentalIllness: What The Statistics Show

Statistics can help trace the causal structure of #gunviolence in the U.S. Michael J. Spivey Ph.D. Reviewed by Tyler Woods KEY POINTS Prevalence of #guns appears to be strongly related to #gunviolence across the 50 states. #Mentalhealth does not appear to be statistically related to #gunviolence across the 50 states. #Massshootings can be (and have […]

#JamesDonaldson On #MentalHealth – Why Are More #Black #Americans Committing #Suicide?

#JamesDonaldson On #MentalHealth – Why Are More #Black #Americans Committing #Suicide?

Maia Niguel Hoskin Contributor Providing provocative views on #racism, pop culture, and #mentalhealth. Two devastating losses marked the beginning of this year. The death of an attorney, former #MissUSA, activist, and entertainment news correspondent #CheslieKryst and up and coming musician and songwriter Ian King Jr. He was also Academy award-winning actress Regina King’s son. Both died by #suicide, and […]

#JamesDonaldson On #MentalHealth – #Suicide/#MentalHealthAwareness: 5 Safe Ways To Get Help

#JamesDonaldson On #MentalHealth – #Suicide/#MentalHealthAwareness: 5 Safe Ways To Get Help

DEREK OSWALD EDITORIAL With May being #MentalHealthAwarenessMonth, and in light of the recent #suicides of high-profile musicians (such as AVICII, #ChrisCornell, #ChesterBennington, and #Naomi Judd), we wanted to let you know you’re not alone. According to the #NationalCenterforHealthStatistics (#NCHS) National Vital Statistics System (NVSS), #suicide has been a leading cause of death in the #UnitedStates for […]

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