Tag Archive | #Doctor

#JamesDonaldson on #MentalHealth – A #MentalHealth Tsunami Is Building

By Dan Gowdy The ongoing worldwide #pandemic is colliding with unprecedented social injustice and unrest, wreaking havoc on our hearts and minds. It’s like two virtual tectonic plates colliding in the ocean, only in this case, the destructive wave will cross every generation and impact every socio-economic community. As a result, we are on the verge […]

#JamesDonaldson on #MentalHealth – Talking About #Suicide Is An Important First Step

Roberts, James R. MD #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. Getting men to speak up and reach out for help and assistance is one of my passions. Us men need to not suffer […]

#JamesDonaldson on #MentalHealth – #MentalHealth Treatment Is Important For #Men

June is Men’s Health Month. Despite decades of research proving otherwise, there still seem to be people who think #mentalillness is “all in your head” – that it’s not real and you’re just imagining something is wrong. They might also dismiss as useless (or even harmful) medications prescribed to treat #mentalillness, and suggest all you […]

#JamesDonaldson on #MentalHealth – What One #Doctor’s #Suicide Taught Us

Physicians are perfectionists who suffer in silence By Jennifer Senior Just over a month ago, I got a call at 10:30 at night from a doctor friend who works in one of the busiest emergency rooms in New York City. She’d just returned from a brutal shift, a miserable slog of impossible intubations and fruitless C.P.R. […]

#JamesDonaldson on #MentalHealth – Researcher: #Coronavirus #Pandemic Increases Risk Of Physician #Suicide

BY CHRISTOPHER CHENEY  | TOPICS Physicians #MentalHealth #COVID-19 The #pandemic has increased stressors on physicians such as being redeployed to new care settings and #anxiety over potential #virus exposures. KEY TAKEAWAYS On April 26, an emergency room physician in New York who had worked with #coronavirus patients committed #suicide. For physicians, #suicide risk factors during the #coronavirus […]

#JamesDonaldson on #MentalHealth – The #Coronavirus #Pandemic Is Pushing #America Into A #MentalHealthCrisis

#Anxiety and #depression are rising. The U.S. is ill-prepared, with some clinics already on the brink of collapse By William Wan The Washington Post is providing this important information about the #coronavirus for free. For more free coverage of the #coronavirus #pandemic, sign up for our daily #Coronavirus Updates newsletter where all stories are free to read. Three months […]

#JamesDonaldson on #MentalHealth – 12 Resources For #Healthcare Workers Struggling With Their #MentalHealth

BY REBECCA RUIZ The news spread quickly when Dr. Lorna Breene, medical director of the emergency department at NewYork-Presbyterian Allen Hospital, died by #suicide last month.  Dr. Breene had been on the frontlines of the #coronavirus #pandemic and had contracted #COVID-19. She’d recovered enough to return to work before being sent home by the hospital to recuperate. She took her […]

#JamesDonaldson on #MentalHealth – Why Don’t #Doctors Seek #MentalHealth Treatment? They’ll Be Punished For It

Licensing boards can require all medical records, including details from long-ago psychotherapy sessions, and then press for close supervision By Kayla Behbahani and Amber Thompson #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. Getting men to speak up […]

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