Tag Archive | Girls

#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 – Data Shows Not Enough Attention Paid to #Suicide in #Black #Children

Written by Olivia Riggio In the last 10 years, suicides among #Black #children aged 5–11 have doubled, while the rate for #white #children of the same age has declined. The National CARES Mentoring Movement, a mentorship organization for #Black #children, and The #AssociationforBlackPsychologists released a report that outlines this crisis and most #physicians lack of awareness surrounding it. The […]

#JamesDonaldson on #MentalHealth – #MentalHealth Is Not A Game

Charita Goshay I’ve never met #ChrisHoltmann and likely never will, but he has become my new hero. Holtmann, the #OhioStateUniversity men’s #basketball coach, recently took on the peanut gallery of online trolls who are unhappy that star player D.J. Carton has taken an indefinite leave of absence to deal with his #mentalhealth. Because they generate […]

#JamesDonaldson on #MentalHealth – Why Are Young #Americans Killing Themselves?

#Suicide is now their second-leading cause of death By Richard A. Friedman #Teenagers and young adults in the United States are being ravaged by a #mentalhealthcrisis — and we are doing nothing about it. As of 2017, statistics show that an alarming number of them are suffering from #depression and dying by #suicide. In fact, #suicide is now […]

#JamesDonaldsononMentalHealth – #Men Have A #Suicide Rate 3 Times Higher Than #Women. What’s Causing It?

BY MEGHAN COLLIE It’s no secret that #men are struggling with their #mentalhealth, within Canada and around the world. International Men’s Day, which occurs annually on Nov. 19, aims to shed light on the #mentalhealth problems faced by #men by encouraging conversation and offer possible solutions. According to the agency, men have a #suicide rate that […]

#JamesDonaldsononMentalHealth – #Suicide Attempts Rise Among #Black #Teens, But Researcher Says Data On Solutions Is Missing

Jeremy Hobson Samantha Raphelson #Suicide attempts among #black #children and teenagers have increased by 73% since 1991, according to data published in the Journal of Pediatrics this month. #Suicide is the second-leading cause of death for #teenagers in the U.S., but over the period studied, #suicide attempts decreased among #teens in every ethnic group except for #AfricanAmericans. […]

#JamesDonaldsononMentalHealth – Gap In #Suicide Rates Among #Teen #Boys, #Girls Is Closing: Study

By ANTHONY RIVAS Teen suicide trends have long shown differences between the sexes: While girls have been more likely to attempt suicide, boys have died by #suicide at higher rates. This disparity, however, may be getting smaller. #Suicide rates among both #girls and #boys ages 10 to 19 had been on a downtrend throughout most of the […]

#JamesDonaldsononMentalHealth – One In Five #Children Have Contemplated #Suicide Because Of #Bullying At School, Study Reveals

More than half of children said they have been bullied at some point in their lives Sarah Young Almost one in five children have contemplated suicide because of bullying at school, a new study has revealed. The survey of 1,003 pupils, aged 11 to 16, was conducted by The Diana Award, an anti-bullying charity set up in honour of the late Princess Diana and is backed […]

#JamesDonaldsononMentalHealth – SUICIDE WATCH #Suicide Rates In #Girls Soar 83% With Those As Young As TEN Taking Their Lives

SUICIDE rates in young girls have reached record levels, shocking new figures out today have revealed. Figures from the Official for National Statistics show that #suicides in #females aged 10 to 24 have soared by 83 per cent in six years. The figures also show that in 2018, rates among boys in the same age […]

#JamesDonaldsononMentalHealth – #Suicide Rates Rising For Young #Girls

BY NISA ISLAM MUHAMMAD -STAFF WRITER Boys used to be far ahead of girls in #suicide rates.  According to a new study by Nationwide Children’s Hospital in Columbus, Ohio, #girls are closing that gap and younger girls, 10-14, are taking their lives in the greatest numbers. “We can’t think it’s just a #male problem,” explained study author […]

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