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#JamesDonaldson On #MentalHealth – Program Focuses On #Officers’ #MentalHealth

#JamesDonaldson On #MentalHealth – Program Focuses On #Officers’ #MentalHealth

By Marcia Moore mmoore@dailyitem.com Shamokin Dam Police Chief Timothy Bremigen is happy that his #officers will have a chance to go through #mentalhealthtraining through the Police Peer Support Program. Robert Inglis/The Daily Item Robert Inglis/The Daily Item Scott Rood, a Mount Pleasant Mills resident and a East Pennsboro #police sergeant who has served as a […]

#JamesDonaldson On #MentalHealth – 45% Of #LGBTQ #Youth Seriously Considered #Suicide In The Past Year, Trevor Project Survey Finds

#JamesDonaldson On #MentalHealth – 45% Of #LGBTQ #Youth Seriously Considered #Suicide In The Past Year, Trevor Project Survey Finds

BY TORI B. POWELL Forty-five percent of young #LGBTQ people seriously considered attempting #suicide in 2021, according to a survey published Wednesday by the #LGBTQ #mentalhealth nonprofit the #TrevorProject. It’s the third consecutive year that rates of #suicidalideation have increased among #LGBTQ #youth, the organization said.  “We must recognize that #LGBTQ young people face stressors simply for […]

#JamesDonaldson On #MentalHealth – 15-Year-Old Latin #School #Student Died By #Suicide After Relentless #Bullying, Lawsuit Alleges, While #School Turned A ‘Blind Eye’

#JamesDonaldson On #MentalHealth – 15-Year-Old Latin #School #Student Died By #Suicide After Relentless #Bullying, Lawsuit Alleges, While #School Turned A ‘Blind Eye’

Madeline Buckley, Chicago Tribune A 15-year-old #student at the Latin School of Chicago was “tormented on a regular basis” by students at the prestigious #school until he died by #suicide in January, a lawsuit filed Monday alleges. The suit, filed by the boy’s #parents, Robert and Rosellene Bronstein, accuses administrators at the #school of “willful […]

#JamesDonaldson On #MentalHealth – Guest Column: Social, Emotional Consequences Of The #Pandemic May Be Tough To Overcome

#JamesDonaldson On #MentalHealth – Guest Column: Social, Emotional Consequences Of The #Pandemic May Be Tough To Overcome

Katie Holland Socializing is a fundamental necessity to remain sane in the face of many life stressors these days. We love to visit Five Points and have a glass of wine, maybe a beer, followed by a sun-kissed stroll and laughter with friends. Socialization is a cool drink on a hot summer day, a way […]

JamesDonaldson On #MentalHealth – 6 Things #Parents Should Know About #MentalHealth Before Sending A #Kid To #College

JamesDonaldson On #MentalHealth – 6 Things #Parents Should Know About #MentalHealth Before Sending A #Kid To #College

Allison Slater Tate This story discusses #suicide. If you or someone you know is at risk of #suicide please call the U.S. #NationalSuicidePreventionLifeline at 800-273-8255, text HOME to 741741 or go to SpeakingOfSuicide.com/resources for additional resources. When news broke in March that #Stanford senior and #soccer star #KatieMeyer, 22, died by #suicide, it was a gut […]

#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 – History Tells Us The #Pandemic #MentalHealthCrisis Is Far From Over

#JamesDonaldson On #MentalHealth – History Tells Us The #Pandemic #MentalHealthCrisis Is Far From Over

by Sandhira Wijayaratne In 1918, as the world collapsed under the weight of a different #pandemic, a simultaneous #mentalhealth toll rose from underneath. While the influenza #pandemic of that era infected 500 million people — taking  the lives of 50 million globally and 675,000 in the #UnitedStates – many survivors suffered a “post-influenzal #depression.” Historians noted how their lives became […]

#JamesDonaldson On #MentalHealth – Want To Talk About #MentalHealth? Try These 4 Conversation Starters

#JamesDonaldson On #MentalHealth – Want To Talk About #MentalHealth? Try These 4 Conversation Starters

Danielle Blundell It has been a tough few years, hasn’t it? And the result is that more people are dealing with some sort of #mentalhealthcondition. In 2020, 21% of U.S. #adults experienced #mentalillness, and 5.6% experienced a serious #mentalillness such as #bipolardisorder, according to the Substance Abuse and #MentalHealthServices Administration. One of them may be someone […]

#JamesDonaldson On #MentalHealth – Former #OhioState OL #HarryMiller Shares Why He Stepped Away From #Football

#JamesDonaldson On #MentalHealth – Former #OhioState OL #HarryMiller Shares Why He Stepped Away From #Football

NICK SELBE Editor’s note: If you or someone you know is having thoughts of #suicide or is in emotional distress, contact the #NationalSuicidePreventionLifeline at 1-800-273-TALK(8255) or at suicidepreventionlifeline.org. #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. […]

#JamesDonaldson On #MentalHealth – Community Voices: The Need For #SuicidePrevention Programs In #Schools

#JamesDonaldson On #MentalHealth – Community Voices: The Need For #SuicidePrevention Programs In #Schools

By TAEYOUNG MUN March is National Social Worker Month, and #MentalHealthAwarenessMonth closely follows it in May. As a prospective social worker, I want to draw attention to #suicideprevention in the school setting. #Suicide can be a risk for all people regardless of age, gender or ethnicity. #Suicidalideation comes when a person contemplates, wishes for, or […]

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