Tag Archive | #GenderIdentity

#JamesDonaldson On #MentalHealth – How To Support #Kids Who Are Questioning

#JamesDonaldson On #MentalHealth – How To Support #Kids Who Are Questioning

Helping young people navigate #genderidentity and #sexualorientation Juliann Garey What You’ll Learn What does it mean for a #child to be questioning? How can families support #kids who are questioning their #genderidentity or #sexualorientation? What #mentalhealthrisks do questioning #kids face? Quick Read Full Article What does it mean to be “questioning?” What helps #kids when […]

#JamesDonaldson On #MentalHealth – How To Support #LGBTQ #Children

#JamesDonaldson On #MentalHealth – How To Support #LGBTQ #Children

When #kids are coming out, what do they need from #parents? Caroline Miller What You’ll Learn How can families best support #LGBTQ #kids? How can #parents help keep #LGBTQ #kids safe? What are some common challenges for #LBGTQ young people? Quick Read Full Article How to be supportive Keeping #kids safe Telling other family members […]

#JamesDonaldson On #MentalHealth – Nearly 20% Of #Trans And #Nonbinary #Youth Attempted #Suicide Last Year

#JamesDonaldson On #MentalHealth – Nearly 20% Of #Trans And #Nonbinary #Youth Attempted #Suicide Last Year

#LGBTQ+ #youthofcolor were more likely to report #suicidalideation and attempt than their white peers. By Kristi Pahr Rates of #suicidalthoughts in #LGBTQ #youth have increased over the last three years, according to a report from advocacy group The #TrevorProject. The fourth annual National Survey on #LGBTQ #Youth #MentalHealth compiled data from close to 34,000 #LGBTQ people aged […]

#JamesDonaldson On #MentalHealth – Preventing #Child And #Adolescent #Suicide

#JamesDonaldson On #MentalHealth – Preventing #Child And #Adolescent #Suicide

This article was exclusively written for The European Sting by Ms. Abiola Asekun, a medical #student at Sumy State University, Ukraine. She is affiliated with the International Federation of Medical #Students Associations (IFMSA), cordial partner of The Sting. The opinions expressed in this piece belong strictly to the writer and do not necessarily reflect IFMSA’s view on […]

#JamesDonaldson On #MentalHealth – How #Social And #Political Issues Affect The #MentalHealth Of #LGBTQ #Youth

#JamesDonaldson On #MentalHealth – How #Social And #Political Issues Affect The #MentalHealth Of #LGBTQ #Youth

New research from The #TrevorProject found that #social and #political issues can greatly impact the #mentalhealth and overall well-being of #LGBTQ #youth. #Racism, #homophobia, school safety, gun violence, and policies targeting the rights of #LGBTQ people were all named as distressing concerns for #LGBTQ #youth. Ongoing exposure to hostile rhetoric can lead an #LGBTQ young […]

#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 – New #Anxiety Center In #Seattle Focused On Bridging The Gap In #HealthCare System Comes To First Hill

#JamesDonaldson On #MentalHealth – New #Anxiety Center In #Seattle Focused On Bridging The Gap In #HealthCare System Comes To First Hill

The #mentalhealthcrisis during the #pandemic has put strain on the healthcare system as more and more people need treatment. Kaila Lafferty Pathlight Mood & #Anxiety Center located in #SwedishMedicalCenter – First Hill is set to open in just two weeks with the goal of bridging a gap in the #mentalhealthsystem. “The hope is that the […]

#JamesDonaldson on #MentalHealth – #Transgender #Adolescents At Increased Risk For Numerous #MentalHealthChallenges

#Transgender or #gender-nonconforming #adolescents may have increased risk for various #mentalhealthchallenges, according to results of a cross-sectional survey study published in JAMA Network Open. #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 […]

#JamesDonaldson On #MentalHealth – How #Stigma Prevents People From Accessing #MentalHealthCare And What Can Be Done About It

By Hannah Furfaro Seattle Times staff reporter The #MentalHealthProject is a #SeattleTimes initiative focused on covering #mental and #behavioralhealthissues. It is funded by Ballmer Group, a national organization focused on economic mobility for children and families. The #SeattleTimes maintains editorial control over work produced by this team. In the days after Jennifer Stuber’s husband Matt died […]

#JamesDonaldson On #MentalHealth – How To Talk To The #Men In Your Life About Their #MentalHealth

Plus how to identify the key signs that someone might be struggling BY AGNIESZKA WALCZUK To mark #WorldMentalHealthDay (10 October), Agnieszka Walczuk, a head Coach at a leading workplace #mentalhealth organisation, Sanctus, shares her advice for talking to the #men in our life about their wellbeing – as well how to identify the key signs that someone […]

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