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#JamesDonaldson On #MentalHealth – 5 #NCAA #Athletes Die By #Suicide Since March, Columbus Experts Address #Youth #MentalHealth

#JamesDonaldson On #MentalHealth – 5 #NCAA #Athletes Die By #Suicide Since March, Columbus Experts Address #Youth #MentalHealth

by Kate Siefert A Liberty softball player wears a purple ribbon in her hair during a game against Tennessee at Liberty Softball Stadium in Lynchburg, Va. on Wednesday, April 27, 2022 The ribbon is to honor #JamesMadisonUniversity softball sophomore catcher #LaurenBernett who recently died. Griffin also shares the same jersey number as Bernett. #James Donaldson notes: […]

#JamesDonaldson On #MentalHealth – Young People’s #MentalHealthCare Needs Are Increasing.

#JamesDonaldson On #MentalHealth – Young People’s #MentalHealthCare Needs Are Increasing.

 By Elena Rivera A recent report from Children’s Health in Dallas identified the need for more #mentalhealthcare in North Texas. Both the hospital system and community partners are tackling this issue through training, education and expanded telehealth options. The #isolation created by the #COVID-19 #pandemic took a toll on many people’s #mentalhealth. That was only amplified […]

#JamesDonaldson on #MentalHealth – We Need To Make #SuicidePrevention A Public #Health Priority

The #pandemic has impacted our #mental well-being. Be on the lookout for suicidal behavior. By Paul Schoenfeld The statistics are sad: According to the #CenterforDiseaseControl, #suicide remains the fourth leading cause of death for adults ages 35-54, and the second leading cause of death for youth and young adults ages 10-34. The #suicide rate increased 35% […]

#JamesDonaldson on #MentalHealth – Recognizing #ChildAbuse

#Childabuse refers to any emotional, sexual, or physical mistreatment or neglect by an adult in a role of responsibility toward someone who is under 18 years of age. It refers to any kind of action or failure to act that results in harm or possible harm for a #child. The adult may be a parent […]

#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 – 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 – These Are Challenging Times — Here’s How To Get Free #MentalHealth Assistance

Cory Stieg As millions of people around the world are protesting police brutality in the wake of #GeorgeFloyd’s death, the #Covid-19 #pandemic continues to sweep the nation. Many people are experiencing increased levels of #stress and #anxiety as a result.  “The effect of #racism and racial trauma on #mentalhealth is real and cannot be ignored,” Daniel H. Gillison, Jr., CEO […]

#JamesDonaldson on #MentalHealth – Your Guide To #MentalHealth Resources

Holly Engelman Recognize the warning signs of a person who may be suicidal and find ways to help. For months, the #coronavirus #pandemic has been difficult — for those who are sick, for families of victims and for those at a higher risk of becoming infected. It’s been stressful for hundreds of thousands of people who have lost […]

#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 – 9 Things All Parents Should Know About #Teens And #Suicide

Talking about it can be hard, but it’s so important. Share via Pinterest As someone who struggled with suicidal ideation as a teen, I remember how it felt like a dirty little secret—and how little support I had. I can’t imagine how different my experience would have been if I’d had a safe and nonjudgmental environment where […]

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