Tag Archive | #Bisexual

#JamesDonaldson on #MentalHealth – Intersection Of Multiple Social Identities May Increase #SuicideRisk For #Lesbian, #Gay, And #Bisexual #Adults

#JamesDonaldson on #MentalHealth – Intersection Of Multiple Social Identities May Increase #SuicideRisk For #Lesbian, #Gay, And #Bisexual #Adults

Reviewed by Emily Henderson, B.Sc.Nov 9 2021 #Suicide risk among lesbian, gay, and bisexual adults varies considerably depending on the intersection between sexual identity and other aspects of identity, such as gender, age, and race/ethnicity, according to a study led by researchers at the #NationalInstituteofMentalHealth (NIMH), part of the #NationalInstitutesofHealth. The study, which examined data from […]

#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 – How To Recognize Warning Signs Of #Suicide

By WCAX News Team BURLINGTON, Vt. (WCAX) – How do you recognize when someone may be thinking of self-harm or #suicide? It’s a question we’re asking during #suicidepreventionmonth. According to the Vermont Department of Health, only a third of people who died by #suicide in Vermont reported a history of #mentalhealthtreatment. Because most people who take […]

#JamesDonaldson on #MentalHealth – #LGBT #Teens, #Bullying,And #Suicide

What are the causes and how can we help? Harold S. Koplewicz, MD In recent years we’ve seen a tragic number of #gay #teens, ending their own lives after enduring anti-gay #bullying. Eighteen-year-old Tyler Clementi, 15-year-old Billy Lucas, and 13-year-olds Asher Brown and Seth Walsh were living in different corners of America—New Jersey, Indiana, Texas, and […]

#JamesDonaldson on #MentalHealth – #MentalHealthAwareness: #PostTraumaticStressDisorder (#PTSD)

#MentalHealthAwareness: #PostTraumaticStressDisorder BY ELIZABETH MILLER June is #PostTraumaticStressDisorder Awareness month. Today, and every June 27th, is #PTSD awareness day. According to the #NationalInstituteofMentalHealth, #PTSD affected around 3.6% of the adult U.S. population in the last year. #JamesDonaldson notes: Welcome to the “next chapter” of my life… being a voice and an advocate for #mentalhealthawarenessandsuicideprevention, especially […]

#JamesDonaldson on #MentalHealth – 40 Percent Of #LGBTQ Youth ‘Seriously Considered’ #Suicide In Past Year, Survey Finds

By Tim Fitzsimons Two in 5 #LGBTQ #youth in the #UnitedStates have “seriously considered” #suicide in the past year, a sobering survey released Wednesday said, showing what one expert called the “devastating #mentalhealth consequences” of society’s failure to create a safer and more affirming environment for America’s #queer #youth. The 2020 National Survey on #LGBTQ #Youth #MentalHealth by […]

#JamesDonaldsononMentalHealth – New Survey Finds #Suicide Is a Major Risk for #LGBTQ Youth

The Trevor Project report draws from the largest ever look at the demographic’s mental health By CHIP BROWNLEE A couple holds hands during a pride parade.   #Suicide rates in the #UnitedStates have skyrocketed over the past two decades, but a new report from the #TrevorProject—the world’s largest #suicideprevention organization for #lesbian, #gay, #bisexual, #transgender, and #queer youth—suggests […]

#JamesDonaldsononMentalHealth – #Gay #Suicides Are On The Rise. This Epidemiologist Explains Why

Scientist Travis Salway discovered that suicide had surpassed HIV as the leading cause of death for gay and bisexual men in #Canada. By Michael Hobbes One of the indescribable aspects of being a member of a minority group is knowing that things are better than they have ever been and, simultaneously, not good enough. The […]

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