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#JamesDonaldson On #MentalHealth – #Black #Youth Face Rising Rates Of #Depression, #Anxiety, #Suicide

#JamesDonaldson On #MentalHealth – #Black #Youth Face Rising Rates Of #Depression, #Anxiety, #Suicide

CAROLYN JONES ALISON YIN FOR EDSOURCE While nearly all #students have faced #mentalhealthchallenges during the #pandemic, rates of #depression and #anxiety are higher among #Black #students. Nearly everyone has experienced a degree of #anxiety or #depression due to the #pandemic. But for young #Black people also confronting persistent #racism and ever-widening inequities, the current moment […]

#JamesDonaldson On #MentalHealth – What You Should Know About #Depression, #Suicide

#JamesDonaldson On #MentalHealth – What You Should Know About #Depression, #Suicide

By Professor Taiwo Sheikh Welcome to this week’s #mentalhealth conversation, this is a chat room where we discuss the basics of our mental health in order for us to understand and have a full grasp of the rudiments of #mentalhealth and well-being. This is part of our #mentalhealthadvocacy activities aimed at promoting our wholesome wellness, […]

#JamesDonaldson On #MentalHealth – The Cost Of Sweeping #MentalHealth Under The Corporate Carpet

#JamesDonaldson On #MentalHealth – The Cost Of Sweeping #MentalHealth Under The Corporate Carpet

BY  NAVEEN BHATEJA  AND  AIMEE NEWON-HARRIS The #stress, #anxiety, and burnout that result from working amid the #COVID-19 #pandemic have been well documented. Undoubtedly, this has helped create a work environment fraught with challenges such as a frightening uptick in #mentalhealthissues and, yes, #suicide. There’s an evident #healthcare crisis in #America when it comes to […]

#JamesDonaldson On #MentalHealth – #MentalHealth Needs To Become — And Remain — A Priority

#JamesDonaldson On #MentalHealth – #MentalHealth Needs To Become — And Remain — A Priority

EDITORIALS While most people are still focused on the death toll and physical health issues created by the #COVID-19 #pandemic, fewer are thinking about the #mentalhealthissues that are taking a toll on all of us. #James Donaldson notes: Welcome to the “next chapter” of my life… being a voice and an advocate for #mentalhealthawarenessandsuicideprevention, especially […]

#JamesDonaldson On #MentalHealth – Caring For Yourself When Your #Spouse Has A #MentalIllness

#JamesDonaldson On #MentalHealth – Caring For Yourself When Your #Spouse Has A #MentalIllness

By Erin P. During the first few years of my husband’s journey navigating #mentalillness, people often told me that I needed to take care of my own health. When they offered this advice, I thought, “Sure, eventually. But we need to devote all our energy to getting him through this, and then we can focus […]

#JamesDonaldson on #MentalHealth – Recruiting More #MentalHealthWorkers Won’t Stop #Suicides. Preventing #ChildAbuse And Neglect Will

Two major reports on #mentalhealth and #suicide released this week suggest two very different solutions to preventing suicides. One, from the House of Representatives Select Committee on #MentalHealth and #SuicidePrevention, recommends putting more resources into the #mentalhealth workforce. This includes recruiting and training more #healthprofessionals. This might sound commendable, but I argue the evidence shows this is unlikely […]

#JamesDonaldson On #MentalHealth – Should Kids Take #MentalHealthDays?

When taking a break is helpful (and when it’s not) Rae Jacobson What You’ll Learn What are #mentalhealthdays? When should kids take them — and when shouldn’t they? How can you help kids make the most of #mentalhealthdays? A #mentalhealthday is a day off from #school to rest and recharge. Giving kids the chance to […]

#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 – Help For #Cutting And Other #Self-Injury

#JamesDonaldson On #MentalHealth – Help For #Cutting And Other #Self-Injury

When kids intentionally hurt themselves, often by #cutting or scratching their skin, as a way to manage difficult emotions Rachel Ehmke What You’ll Learn Why do kids cut or hurt themselves? What are signs of self-injury? How can #parents help? The most common way kids self-injure is by #cutting themselves. Some kids also burn themselves […]

#JamesDonaldson On #MentalHealth – “#Suicide Is On The Rise In Our #Youth”: #MentalHealthAdvocates Speak Up During #MentalIllnessAwarenessWeek

by: Markeshia Jackson, Olivia Taggart WICHITA COUNTY (KFDX/KJTL) — Millions of #Americans face the reality of living with a #mentalhealthcondition and all the ways it can directly impact those around them. October third through the ninth is #MentalIllnessAwarenessWeek, and those who work directly to create resources for people living with #mentalillness said everyone can help each other […]

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