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#JamesDonaldson On #MentalHealth – #SuicideAttempts Send Increasing Numbers Of #Teen #Girls To Emergency Rooms

#JamesDonaldson On #MentalHealth – #SuicideAttempts Send Increasing Numbers Of #Teen #Girls To Emergency Rooms

by Tyler Job LA CROSSE, Wis. (WKBT) — #Suicidalthoughts affect people of all ages. But #teen #girls seem to be feeling the most impact right now, health workers say. “During the #adolescence, they are at the peak for #suicidalthoughts,” said Angela Barnes, an #adolescent #therapist at Gundersen Health System. Emergency room visits have risen for #teen […]

JamesDonaldson On #MentalHealth – #UniversityofWisconsin Track Star #SarahShulze Dies At 21

JamesDonaldson On #MentalHealth – #UniversityofWisconsin Track Star #SarahShulze Dies At 21

Chantal Da Silva A #studentathlete from the #UniversityofWisconsin-Madison died by #suicide, her family said. #SarahShulze, a star runner on the women’s track and field and cross-country teams at the university, died earlier this month at age 21. In a statement posted April 15 to a website dedicated to her life, her family said she had died just […]

#JamesDonaldson On #MentalHealth – Why Do #Teens Engage In Self-Harm? Clinical #Psychologists Explain How To Help #Teens Reduce Their Emotional Distress

#JamesDonaldson On #MentalHealth – Why Do #Teens Engage In Self-Harm? Clinical #Psychologists Explain How To Help #Teens Reduce Their Emotional Distress

Kevin Kuehn, PhD Student in Clinical Psychology, #UniversityofWashington and Kevin King, Professor of Psychology, #UniversityofWashington Emotions are tricky things. They allow for humans to fall in love, wage war and, as it turns out, engage in self-harm. It is hard to imagine an era in which young #adults were more distressed than today. Recent #CentersforDiseaseControlandPrevention […]

#JamesDonaldson On #MentalHealth – ‘It’s Life Or Death’: The #MentalHealthCrisis Among U.S. #Teens

#JamesDonaldson On #MentalHealth – ‘It’s Life Or Death’: The #MentalHealthCrisis Among U.S. #Teens

Matt Richtel One evening last April, an anxious and free-spirited 13-year-old girl in suburban Minneapolis sprang furious from a chair in the living room and ran from the house — out a sliding door, across the patio, through the backyard and into the woods. Moments earlier, the girl’s mother, Linda, had stolen a look at […]

#JamesDonaldson On #MentalHealth – #AsianAmerican Young #Adults Are The Only #Racial Group With #Suicide As Their Leading Cause Of Death, So Why Is No One Talking About This?

#JamesDonaldson On #MentalHealth – #AsianAmerican Young #Adults Are The Only #Racial Group With #Suicide As Their Leading Cause Of Death, So Why Is No One Talking About This?

Amelia Noor-Oshiro, PhD Candidate in Public Health, Johns Hopkins University Racially motivated violence looks like the mass shootings that killed Xiaojie Tan, Daoyou Feng, Chung Park, Hyun Grant and Suncha Kim in Atlanta on March 16, 2021. Racially motivated violence also looks like #suicide, which is defined as a deliberate act of self-directed violence in order to cause injury […]

#JamesDonaldson On #MentalHealth – Here’s How To Help A Loved One Struggling With #SuicidalThoughts

#JamesDonaldson On #MentalHealth – Here’s How To Help A Loved One Struggling With #SuicidalThoughts

Heather Loeb Two weeks ago I wrote a column about #suicide and how silence surrounding it and #mentalillness can be deadly. Three people emailed me that day, one who was suicidal and didn’t have a support system. After discussing resources and what to do, I started thinking back to when I was suicidal, when I […]

#JamesDonaldson On #MentalHealth – Why #Students Are Taking #MentalHealthDays Off From #School — And How To Make The Most Of Them

#JamesDonaldson On #MentalHealth – Why #Students Are Taking #MentalHealthDays Off From #School — And How To Make The Most Of Them

Laura Yuen, Star Tribune #Minnesota was the first state in the nation to allow #students to be excused from #school for #mentalhealthconditions that required ongoing treatment. But since that law was passed in 2009, a crop of other states have surpassed us — ensuring that #students can take the occasional day off even if they’re not seeking care for […]

#JamesDonaldson On #MentalHealth – The #MentalHealthCrisis Afflicting #Students And Their #Teachers

#JamesDonaldson On #MentalHealth – The #MentalHealthCrisis Afflicting #Students And Their #Teachers

Rates of #depression, #anxiety, #suicidalideation and #behavioral crises have risen during the #pandemic. Are #schools equipped for the needs they now face? Joan King, a #student recovery specialist at Green River College, poses for a portrait at her home in Covington, Wash., on Friday, March 11, 2022. Even before the #pandemic, the #mentalhealth of young […]

#JamesDonaldson On #MentalHealth – Despite #Pandemic-Era Drop, #Suicide Threat Remains

#JamesDonaldson On #MentalHealth – Despite #Pandemic-Era Drop, #Suicide Threat Remains

The U.S. #suicide rate declined in 2020, but unequal shifts and the long-term impacts of the #COVID-19 #pandemic highlight how prevention is still key. By Steven Ross Johnson The nation’s overall #suicide rate fell by 3% from 2019 to 2020, even as research has highlighted the #pandemic’s #mentalhealth toll on #Americans.  The decline in the nation’s #suicide rate […]

#JamesDonaldson On #MentalHealth – Every #FirstResponder Deserves Solace

#JamesDonaldson On #MentalHealth – Every #FirstResponder Deserves Solace

By Dawn Institute As a 23-year #veteran of a law enforcement agency, I have spent significant time reflecting on the #mentalhealth impact of serving as a #firstresponder. In my two decades of experience, I have gained an intimate understanding of the #mentalhealthchallenges that can arise from a high-#stress (and even traumatic) job. I’ve seen how, […]

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