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#JamesDonaldson on #MentalHealth – The #Pandemic Did Not Affect #MentalHealth the Way You Think

The world’s psychological immune system turned out to be more robust than expected. By Lara Aknin, Jamil Zaki, and Elizabeth Dunn 6:30 AM ETSHARE About the authors: Lara Aknin is a psychology professor at Simon Fraser University and the chair of the #MentalHealth and Wellbeing Task Force for The Lancet’s #COVID-19 Commission. Jamil Zaki is a professor of psychology at Stanford University and the director of the […]

#JamesDonaldson on #MentalHealth – Health & Wellness: Making #MentalHealth Mandatory

Derek Maxfield’s explanation of the welcome reception by firefighters to West Jordan City, UT, Fire Department’s mandatory #mentalhealthprogram should get others thinking. Derek Maxfield The U.S. fire service ostensibly isn’t doing enough to break down barriers and facilitate access to #mentalhealthservices for first responders. Recent research by Ruderman Family Foundation indicates that firefighters are more likely to […]

#JamesDonaldson on #MentalHealth – Demand For #MentalHealth And #SuicidePrevention Services Soars During #Covid-19 #Pandemic

#Mentalhealth impacted by a number of factors during #Covid crisis Ralph Riegel   Demand for #mentalhealth supports and #suicideprevention services have soared across Ireland during the 13-month #Covid-19 #pandemic.  The revelation from Ireland’s first Professor of Public #MentalHealth, Prof Ella Arensman, has verified mounting anecdotal concerns that the #pandemic is having a significant #mentalhealth impact through […]

#JamesDonaldson on #MentalHealth – #Pandemic Renews Focus On #Student #MentalHealth, A Struggle Before #Schools Went Virtual

By Jackie Valley A middle schooler’s spotty attendance record raised concern among her #teachers and triggered a home visit in early September. The seventh-grader hadn’t regularly been logging on to her virtual classes, so Lloyd Goldberg and Joel Bradley, #student success advocates at Jerome Mack Middle School, went to find out why. They discovered an […]

#JamesDonaldson on #MentalHealth – #COVID-19 #Pandemic Can Exacerbate #Stress, #Depression During The #Holidays, Especially For Those Who Are #Isolated

Sammy Caiola  For those who are grieving, estranged from their families or already living with a #mentalhealthissue, November and December can be a difficult time of year.  People with a #mentalhealthcondition may be more prone to the so-called “holiday blues,” which are often tied to #financial strain, #loneliness, colder weather and other factors. Sixty-four percent […]

#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 – #MentalHealth CEO: Winter Could Bring ‘Desperate, Dramatic Increase To #Homelessness’

by Whitney Bryen As #coronavirus cases continue to surge across the state, #socialdistancing and #isolation become increasingly important.  But the precautions that protect our physical health are damaging the #mentalhealth of many Oklahomans, said Terri White, Chief Executive Officer of #MentalHealth Association Oklahoma.  #JamesDonaldson notes: Welcome to the “next chapter” of my life… being a voice and an […]

#JamesDonaldson on #MentalHealth – Men’s Health | Experts Work To Break #Stigma Of #MentalHealth For #Men

By Randy Griffithrgriffith@tribdem.com #Men and #women develop #mentalillness at about the same rate, but there are some significant differences in men, local experts say. #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 […]

#JamesDonaldson on #MentalHealth – #Stress, #Depression And #Suicide Are On The Mind Of #Agricultural Communities

By Paul Hunter Zaid    #Farmers often struggle to seek help for themselves. Many were taught to be independent and to grin and bear it when tough times come around. It’s important to not let one’s pride stand in the way of getting what one may need. Approaching someone – be it a spouse, parent, relative […]

#JamesDonaldson on #MentalHealth – Daily Bulletin: Reducing Violence Without The #Police

A game plan for reducing violence without the #police. The John Jay College of Criminal Justice convened a panel of cross-disciplinary experts to review non-law enforcement strategies for preventing community violence. In a report released on Monday, the panel argues that for decades politicians have overinvested in policing and prisons through a deterrence model that says crime is […]

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