Tag Archive | #Boy

#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 – Many #Rape #Victims #Suffer #MentalDisorders, Have Suicidal Thoughts

Professor Kingsley Akhigbe is a consultant psychiatrist at the University of Benin Teaching Hospital, Edo State. He talks to ALEXANDER OKERE about the spate of #rape in Nigeria and ways to help the victims and their families overcome the impact #JamesDonaldson notes: Welcome to the “next chapter” of my life… being a voice and an […]

#JamesDonaldson on #MentalHealth – We Need To Talk About #Black #Youth #Suicide Right Now, Says Dr. Michael Lindsey

Dr. Michael A. Lindsey is a scholar in the field of child and adolescent #mentalhealth who leads a working group of experts supporting the Congressional Black Caucus Emergency Taskforce on #Black #Youth #Suicide and #MentalHealth. Dr. Lindsey, 48, also serves as the executive director of NYU McSilver Institute for Poverty Policy and Research and the Constance and […]

#JamesDonaldson on #MentalHealth – Why #Girls May Need Different #SuicidePrevention Programs Than #Boys

As the rate of #suicide among #teen #girls increases, experts look at changing the way we talk to #young #women about the topic. We may need to rethink how we talk to girls about #suicide. The #suicide rate among 10- to 19-year-olds has been steadily rising over the past decade, up 56 percent Trusted Source between 2007 and […]

#JamesDonaldsononMentalHealth – #Depression in #Black #Boys Begins Earlier Than You Think

By Aaron Hunt, MS (Graduate Intern, APA Health Disparities Office) and David J. Robles, BA (Graduate Intern, SAMHSA Office of Behavioral Health Equity) From 2001 to 2015, the #suicide risk for #Black #boys between the ages of 5 and 11 was two to three times higher than that of #White boys, according to a new research letter in […]

#JamesDonaldsononMentalHealth – Why Have #Suicides Among #Black Youths Skyrocketed?

By Gracie Bonds Staples The Atlanta Journal-Constitution  #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 […]

#JamesDonaldsononMentalHealth – #Diversity In #MentalHealthCare Matters In The Fight Against #Male #Suicide

Psychotherapists tell me there is a perception ‘feminised’ NHS services can be off-putting for men – this has to change   Sarah Niblock It’s been called a ‘silent epidemic’, but the #mentalhealth of #men and #boys is high on the public agenda. ************************************************ #JamesDonaldson notes: Welcome to the “next chapter” of my life… being a […]