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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 – 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 – #Girls Twice As Likely As #Boys To Suffer #MentalHealthIssues By The Age Of 18, Says Study

#JamesDonaldson On #MentalHealth – #Girls Twice As Likely As #Boys To Suffer #MentalHealthIssues By The Age Of 18, Says Study

Writer: Ratika Rana #Indian #women comprise just 18 per cent of the global #female population but contribute over 36 per cent of global #female #suicide deaths. #Suicide is India’s leading cause of death among #women ages 15 to 29 years. Since childhood, #girls and #boys have been taught about how they should behave in public […]

#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 – #Police Data how #Men Make Up Bulk Of #SuicideAttempts Since 2016

#JamesDonaldson On #MentalHealth – #Police Data how #Men Make Up Bulk Of #SuicideAttempts Since 2016

By Tharanya Arumugam KUALA LUMPUR: Malaysia has seen a 61.7 per cent jump in #suicideattempts over the course of six years from 2016, with #adult #men aged 19 to 40 making up the bulk of cases. #Police data shared with the New Straits Times showed that 193 people attempted #suicide in 2016, which rose to 256 […]

#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 – Why Is It So Hard To Find A #Therapist? These Barriers Stop Washingtonians From Getting Help

#JamesDonaldson On #MentalHealth – Why Is It So Hard To Find A #Therapist? These Barriers Stop Washingtonians From Getting Help

By  Hannah Furfaro  #SeattleTimes #MentalHealthProject reporter Three years ago, therapist Canh Tran suddenly found himself on the frustrated end of a long string of phone calls.  Tran knew very well that many of his clients had struggled to find a suitable #therapist. Now he was the one dialing the phone, seeking help for himself.  Straight […]

#JamesDonaldson On #MentalHealth – #COVID-19 Survivors Face Increased #MentalHealthRisks Up To A Year Later – “It’s So Much More Serious”

#JamesDonaldson On #MentalHealth – #COVID-19 Survivors Face Increased #MentalHealthRisks Up To A Year Later – “It’s So Much More Serious”

By #WASHINGTONUNIVERSITY IN ST. LOUIS Data point to rise in #anxiety, #depression, substance use disorders, #suicidalthoughts. As the #COVID-19 #pandemic stretches into its third year, countless people have experienced varying degrees of uncertainty, #isolation, and #mentalhealthchallenges. However, those who have had #COVID-19 have a significantly higher chance of experiencing #mentalhealthproblems, according to researchers at #WashingtonUniversity School of Medicine […]

#JamesDonaldson On #MentalHealth – Acceptance Significantly Reduces #SuicideRisk For #Intersex #Youths, Report Finds

#JamesDonaldson On #MentalHealth – Acceptance Significantly Reduces #SuicideRisk For #Intersex #Youths, Report Finds

#Intersex #youths face a disproportionate risk of #suicide, but research shows that having one accepting #parent can reduce the risk by 55 percent. A Progress Pride flag and rainbow flags at the Stonewall National Monument in New York, N.Y., on June 1, 2020. #LGBTQ #youths who are also #intersex — an umbrella term that describes […]

#JamesDonaldson On #MentalHealth – Every 40 Seconds Someone Commits #Suicide; Here’s How One Can Help Contain The Silent Epidemic

#JamesDonaldson On #MentalHealth – Every 40 Seconds Someone Commits #Suicide; Here’s How One Can Help Contain The Silent Epidemic

Studies reveal that #suicide is one of the second leading causes of death during the second and third decades of life. The same can partially be prevented by limiting accessibility to #suicide means Surjith Karthikeyan Le Suicidé, by Édouard Manet (1832-83); Buhrle Collection, Zurich, Switzerland. Wikimedia Commons #Suicide is a common phenomenon all over the […]

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