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Tag Archive | #Ethnic

#JamesDonaldson on #MentalHealth – Prioritizing Children’s #MentalHealth

Here’s how #healthprofessionals are using research and innovative practices to address #suicideprevention, trauma and substance use disorder in #children and #adolescents. Laura Cassar “The numbers are staggering,” said Larry Burns, president and CEO of The Children’s Foundation. “As a foundation, we are committed to taking the lead on supporting children’s health and wellness by guiding […]

#JamesDonaldson on #MentalHealth – Study Examines #Racial Inequity In #Suicide Prediction Models

Kaiser Permanente researchers #stress need to test how prediction models perform in all #racial, #ethnic, groups SEATTLE, April 28, 2021 /PRNewswire/ — Models that can successfully predict suicides in a general population sample can perform poorly in some #racial or #ethnic groups, according to a study by #KaiserPermanente researchers published April 28 in JAMA Psychiatry. The new findings show that […]

#JamesDonaldson on #MentalHealth – #SuicideRisk Prediction Models Could Perpetuate #Racial Disparities

Two #suicide risk prediction models are less accurate for some #minority groups, which could exacerbate #ethnic and #racial disparities.  By Jessica Kent April 29, 2021 – #Suiciderisk prediction models that perform well in the general population may not be as accurate for #Black, #AmericanIndian, and #AlaskaNative people, potentially worsening #ethnic and #racial disparities. In a study published in JAMA Psychiatry, researchers […]

#JamesDonaldson on #MentalHealth – #MentalhealthProfessionals Are The Ones Taking Care Of Us: Who’s Taking Care Of Them?

USA TODAY spoke with half a dozen #mentalhealth workers who told us the #pandemic has been the most challenging year of their professional lives. Alia E. Dastagir, When a world in #pandemic shut down, the #mentalhealthprofessionals did not. They kept working, many more than ever, counseling patients on how to survive something they’d never seen […]

#JamesDonaldson on #MentalHealth – Suicidal Thoughts Double For #Men And Increase Three-Fold For #Women Over The Last Decade

While #socialmedia has been popular for more than a decade, its influence on our lives seems to be detrimentally snowballing with over a third of #men (37%) replying that #socialmedia has had a negative impact on how they feel, which may be further reflected in that the number of #men who are worried about their […]

#JamesDonaldson on #MentalHealth – #Pandemic Tied to Higher #Suicide Rate in #Blacks, Lowered Rate In #Whites: Study

 Denise Mann The #coronavirus #pandemic has exacerbated #racial divides in health care in numerous ways, and a new study reveals yet another: Suicides among #Black people doubled during #COVID-19 lockdowns, while suicides in #white individuals were cut in half during the same period. “In past pandemics, there has been noted rises in #suicide, and the […]

#JamesDonaldson on #MentalHealth – ‘No Foreseeable End In Sight’: Could The #Pandemic Cause People To Take Their Own Lives?

by Erin Wise MACON, Ga. — The #COVID-19 #pandemic has swept across the world this year, bringing with it another type of #pandemic — one that affects #mentalhealth. The stresses of daily life paired with the uncertainty of the #pandemic have put a spotlight on #mentalhealth, but is this pairing enough to push someone to take […]

#JamesDonaldson on #MentalHealth – Inequality Displayed Throughout #Pandemic

Alexis Smith While the #coronavirus #pandemic has fatigued the nation for nearly eight months, local #mentalhealthexperts have been preparing for the second curve that the #virus is expected to bring about regarding #mental and #behavioralhealth. One facet of the second curve that has been displayed on a national and local level is how the #pandemic […]

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