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#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 – #COVID-19 Infection Causes #MentalHealthIssues, #EatingDisorders: Studies

#JamesDonaldson On #MentalHealth – #COVID-19 Infection Causes #MentalHealthIssues, #EatingDisorders: Studies

Julia Musto #Coronavirus is causing #mentalhealthissues in #patients, according to new studies. In a large study published Wednesday in the journal The BMJ, researchers from St. Louis analyzed the records of 153,848 people from the #VeteransHealthAdministration system. The study included only people who had no #mentalhealthdiagnoses or treatment for at least two years prior to infection, and the cohort study […]

#JamesDonaldson On #MentalHealth – The #Pandemic Worsened A #MentalHealthCrisis For Young People

#JamesDonaldson On #MentalHealth – The #Pandemic Worsened A #MentalHealthCrisis For Young People

The U.S. surgeon general, Dr. Vivek H. Murthy, at the White House in July. The #UnitedStates surgeon general warned last month that young people are facing “devastating” #mentalhealtheffects as a result of the challenges experienced by their generation, including the #coronavirus #pandemic. The message came as part of a rare public advisory from the nation’s […]

#JamesDonaldson On #MentalHealth – #Black #Male Life Expectancy Hit Hardest Due To #COVID

#JamesDonaldson On #MentalHealth – #Black #Male Life Expectancy Hit Hardest Due To #COVID

by Candice Marie Benbow #Black men’s loss of 3 years of life expectancy since the onset of the #pandemic is comparable to the average American’s loss of 2.9 years in #WorldWarII. According to research gathered from analyzing US death certificates, the #COVID-19 global #pandemic created the greatest shift in #American life expectancy since #WorldWarII. Becoming […]

#JamesDonaldson On #MentalHealth – #Anxiety And #Depression: #Youth #MentalHealth Got Worse During The #Pandemic

#JamesDonaldson On #MentalHealth – #Anxiety And #Depression: #Youth #MentalHealth Got Worse During The #Pandemic

In Hawaii, #mentalhealthproviders say they’re only beginning to see the repercussions of forced #socialisolation and distance learning on young people. By Brittany Lyte Honolulu #psychiatrist Sonia Patel tells the story of a #teen who was confined to a college dorm room most hours of each day while classes were being taught remotely. He started vaping #marijuana […]

#JamesDonaldson On #MentalHealth – Understanding The Relationship Between #Male #BodyImage And #MentalHealth

#JamesDonaldson On #MentalHealth – Understanding The Relationship Between #Male #BodyImage And #MentalHealth

CHAPTER 03 IMPROVING YOUR #BODYIMAGE With a stronger understanding of the root causes of poor self #bodyimage, it’s time to address ways in which you can go about improving your #self-esteem. While it certainly won’t be an overnight fix, there are a number of steps anyone conscious about how they look or feel can use […]

#JamesDonaldson On #MentalHealth – Balance Needed In Response To #MentalHealthCrisis And #COVID-19

#JamesDonaldson On #MentalHealth – Balance Needed In Response To #MentalHealthCrisis And #COVID-19

The emergence of the new #Omicron variant of #COVID-19 suggests there is no short-term solution to containing the spread of the #coronavirus. As scientists around the world race to tweak vaccines to keep up with new strains of the #virus, Australia is also confronting a #mentalhealthcrisis exacerbated by the #pandemic. Liberal MP and #psychologist Fiona Martin, who […]

#JamesDonaldson on #MentalHealth – Predictions Of More Suicides, Overdoses And #DomesticAbuse During #COVID Are Coming True

#Isolation, economic pressure and family conflict all are major contributors. By Dr. Yalda Safai #Coronavirus: 18 months later As the U.S. hits the grim milestone of 700,000 deaths, ABC News takes a look at the last six months of #coronavirus — how we got here, what went wrong and how it’s still impacting us all. […]

#JamesDonaldson on #MentalHealth – #PeopleOfColor face Significant Barriers To #MentalHealthServices

#Racism and #stigma make it harder for people of color to get services, and it’s gotten worse during the #coronavirus #pandemic. By Kristen Rogers, CNN Richelle Concepcion still remembers the name she was called after trying to stop a #White kid who was picking on younger peers on the swim team in high school. “Shut […]

#JamesDonaldson on #MentalHealth – How To Prepare For The Coming #MentalHealth #Pandemic

The psychological damage from disasters like #Covid-19 can last for years. Here’s what we should do now — including create a national, 3-digit #suicide hotline. The combined impact on the nation’s #mentalhealth is becoming rapidly apparent with national increases in suicidal thoughts, alcohol sales and a 1,000 percent increase in crisis hotline use. By NINA VASAN and MARISA […]

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