Tag Archive | #CenterforSuicidePreventionandResearch

#JamesDonaldson on #MentalHealth – ‘One #Suicide Is Too Many’

Kids need help, frank talk, experts say by Ginny Monk Children in Peril: Mental health workers fight rising number of suicides in Arkansas. A young survivor joins the push and talks about her struggles. Kelsey Bell is alive; she’s happy a lot of the time. The 20-year-old attempted #suicide when she was 13 after years of dealing […]

#JamesDonaldson on #MentalHealth – Why Some Experts Think #SuicidePrevention Should Begin in Elementary School

An increase in suicides and #suicide attempts in young children has convinced some experts that prevention programs should begin in elementary school. The prevention programs for this age group focus on recognizing and dealing with emotions, not on #suicide itself. For #teens, experts say some warning signs of suicidal behavior are withdrawing from family, risk-taking […]

#JamesDonaldsononMentalHealth – Dealing With #Suicide

Greg Smith My cousin’s 15-year-old son committed #suicide. Caught up in activities with school friends that got out of hand, he had made a promise to do some things that did not go the way he planned. Sick and afraid, at church with his family, he had his mother take him home. She put him […]

#JamesDonaldsononMentalHealth – #Suicide Rate Among Young Americans Soars By More Than 50% Over 10 years

#Anxiety and #depression are on the rise among American #teenagers ByQUENTINFOTTRELL   The #suicide rate among young Americans aged 10 to 24 years old soared by 56% between 2007 and 2017, according to new data from the #CentersforDiseaseControlandPrevention. The homicide rate for that age group fell by 23% from 2007 to 2014, but rose by 18% […]

#JamesDonaldson on #MentalHealth – #Teens and #Antidepressants: What Parents Need To Know About #Suicide Warnings

Sean Polete, right, his sons Jacob, center, and Alexander, left, at a Dragon’s game together in 2017. Jacob died by suicide in 2018 Katie Wedell Oakwood father questions the role of antidepressants in his son’s suicide death An Oakwood father whose teen son died by #suicide wants parents to research and ask questions about antidepressants […]

#JamesDonaldsononMentalHealth – #Kids Often Use OTC Drugs in #Suicide Attempts

By Serena GordonHealthDay Reporter #JamesDonaldsononMentalHealth –  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 […]

#JamesDonaldsononMentalHealth – #Teen #Suicides Are Increasing At An Alarming Pace, Outstripping All Other Age Groups, A New Report Says

By William Wan #Suicide death rates among #teenagers and young adults have increased at an alarming pace in the past decade, according to a new government report. While #suicide has steadily become more common across the population, the increase among youths has outpaced all other age groups. For many years, #suicide among youths was relatively rare […]

#JamesDonaldsononMentalHealth – #Religious Response To #Suicide Increasingly One Of Prevention, Compassion

Attitudes have evolved with understanding about mental illness By Waveney Ann Moore When a teenager from his mosque died by #suicide, Imam Askia Muhammad Aquil helped the boy’s family prepare his body for burial. “We washed and prepared the remains as for any other Muslim funeral,” said Aquil, who led the Believers’ Mosque in St. Petersburg […]

#JamesDonaldsononMentalHealth – Why is #Suicide a Growing Problem in the #Black Community?

Stacy M. Brown, Depression/mental health The NNPA is taking a closer look at the #stigma of #mentalillness in the #AfricanAmerican community. This is part II in the series. It’s no secret that #AfricanAmericans – particularly #teens – are committing #suicide at record levels. According to the #CentersforDiseaseControlandPrevention, #suicide rates have increased by 30 percent since […]

#JamesDonaldsononMentalHealth – Why is #Suicide a Growing Problem In The #Black Community?

Stacy M. Brown #JamesDonaldsononMentalHealth –  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 […]

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