Tag Archive | #BehaviorHealthCare

#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 – Help For #Cutting And Other #Self-Injury

When kids intentionally hurt themselves, often by #cutting or scratching their skin, as a way to manage difficult emotions Rachel Ehmke What You’ll Learn Why do kids cut or hurt themselves? What are signs of self-injury? How can #parents help? The most common way kids self-injure is by #cutting themselves. Some kids also burn themselves […]

#JamesDonaldson On #MentalHealth – “#Suicide Is On The Rise In Our #Youth”: #MentalHealthAdvocates Speak Up During #MentalIllnessAwarenessWeek

by: Markeshia Jackson, Olivia Taggart WICHITA COUNTY (KFDX/KJTL) — Millions of #Americans face the reality of living with a #mentalhealthcondition and all the ways it can directly impact those around them. October third through the ninth is #MentalIllnessAwarenessWeek, and those who work directly to create resources for people living with #mentalillness said everyone can help each other […]

#JamesDonaldson On #MentalHealth – It’s time To Talk About #MentalHealth And #Suicide

The #construction industry has one of the highest #suicide rates of any. It’s time we talked about it and it’s time this changed because it’s important Working in the building and construction industry is extremely demanding. There are huge expectations on the workers in order to fulfill deadlines, as well as working circumstances that may […]

#JamesDonaldson On #MentalHealth – How To Talk To The #Men In Your Life About Their #MentalHealth

Plus how to identify the key signs that someone might be struggling BY AGNIESZKA WALCZUK To mark #WorldMentalHealthDay (10 October), Agnieszka Walczuk, a head Coach at a leading workplace #mentalhealth organisation, Sanctus, shares her advice for talking to the #men in our life about their wellbeing – as well how to identify the key signs that someone […]

#JamesDonaldson On #MentalHealth – I’m Worried About Someone I Know

If someone you know is thinking of suicide, they can call 1-833-456-4566. If they require immediate care, call 911 or go to the nearest emergency department. Most often, people experience suicidal thoughts when they have lost hope and feel helpless. They want their pain to end, and they may see no other way out.  It […]

#JamesDonaldson on #MentalHealth – A ‘Second Wave’ Of #MentalHealth Devastation Due To #Covid-19 Is Imminent, Experts Say

By Naomi Thomas and Sam Romano, CNN While the world struggles to manage the initial waves of death and disruption caused by the #Covid-19 #pandemic, there is mounting evidence accumulating that “a second wave” linked to rising rates of #mentalhealth and substance use disorders could be building, according to an article published Monday in the medical […]

#JamesDonaldson On #MentalHealth – How Does #Anxiety Affect Kids In #School? 

What it looks like, and why it’s often mistaken for something else Rachel Ehmke What You’ll Learn What might #anxiety look like at #school? Why is #anxiety sometimes confused with other problems like #ADHD or learning disorders? What physical symptoms do anxious kids get? #Anxiety makes school hard for kids. It might also be hard […]

#JamesDonaldson On #MentalHealth – Access To #MentalHealthCare Is Lacking In Washington’s #Rural Corners. Here’s How People Are Finding Help

By Hannah Furfaro #SeattleTimes staff reporter A few months after Kristina Rasmussen’s 7-year-old was diagnosed with #bipolardisorder, he experienced one of his worst manic episodes: The boy was inconsolable as he tore through the family home, hitting himself, knocking over furniture and breaking picture frames. Rasmussen counts the ways the health care system failed her son […]

#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 […]