Tag Archive | #HighSchool

#JamesDonaldson On #MentalHealth – #Teen #Suicides On The Rise, #MentalHealthCrisis In Our #Schools, Experts Say

#JamesDonaldson On #MentalHealth – #Teen #Suicides On The Rise, #MentalHealthCrisis In Our #Schools, Experts Say

by: Sally Jaramillo LAS VEGAS (KLAS) — Another reminder tonight of a hard truth — many #teens have struggled during this #pandemic. Tonight, a #mentalhealthexpert says we need to remember to keep a close eye on our kids’ well-being. Some say it’s the price of the #pandemic. The #CDC reports a 48% increase over the past year […]

JamesDonaldson On #MentalHealth – Why Are More #Black Kids Suicidal? A Search For Answers

JamesDonaldson On #MentalHealth – Why Are More #Black Kids Suicidal? A Search For Answers

#Mentalhealthexperts assumed that people of all races had the same risk factors for self-harm. Emerging evidence suggests that is not the case. By Christina Caron Joe was 17 when he decided life wasn’t worth living. He was tired of the violence in his Boston neighborhood, where his older brother had spent more than a year recovering […]

#JamesDonaldson On #MentalHealth – Opinion | We Aren’t Alone In Our #MentalHealth Struggles

#JamesDonaldson On #MentalHealth – Opinion | We Aren’t Alone In Our #MentalHealth Struggles

A Daily Iowan news reporter writes about their journey with #mentalhealth struggles. Lillian Poulsen, News Reporter Trigger warning: this article mentions #suicide, #eatingdisorders, and self-harm. #Mentalhealth is something I’ve struggled with my entire life. I grew up a chubby, closeted #bisexual, unsure of myself and afraid to share some parts of my identity. It wasn’t […]

#JamesDonaldson On #MentalHealth – Talk To Your #Child About #Suicide – An Age-By-Age Guide For #Parents

#JamesDonaldson On #MentalHealth – Talk To Your #Child About #Suicide – An Age-By-Age Guide For #Parents

Author: Jerilyn Stowe #Suicide has been the second leading cause of death for young people ages 10-24 since 2014, and in Utah it’s the leading cause of death for #children ages 10-17. Losing a #child to #suicide is every parent’s worst nightmare.  The best prevention is communication, finding out early that something is wrong, and getting your #child the help they need.    “Unfortunately, #children […]

#JamesDonaldson On #MentalHealth – How To Talk To #Children And #Teens About #MentalHealth, #Suicide

#JamesDonaldson On #MentalHealth – How To Talk To #Children And #Teens About #MentalHealth, #Suicide

By Gwendolyn Glenn A service is being held this weekend for the #student who took his own life at Mooresville High School on Wednesday. The service will be held at the school’s stadium and will be open to the public. The American Academy of Child and #Adolescent Psychiatry and Children’s Hospital Association have declared children’s #mentalhealth […]

#JamesDonaldson On #MentalHealth – How A New Tool Could Reduce #Suicide Among #Teens

#JamesDonaldson On #MentalHealth – How A New Tool Could Reduce #Suicide Among #Teens

Researchers from BYU, Johns Hopkins and Harvard have created a computer algorithm they say predicts with 91% accuracy which #youths have suicidal thoughts and #behaviors By Lois M. Collins@Loisco Suicides across the nation dropped very slightly during the #pandemic, after nearly 20 years of increases, according to federal data. Still, an astounding 46,000 #Americans across age […]

#JamesDonaldson on #MentalHealth – #Pastors, Counselors Work To Lower #Suicide Rates In #Minorities

By Dave Jordan The year 2020 has been a year of strife, unrest and an ongoing #pandemic that continues to wreak havoc on the marginalized and minority communities. #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. […]

#JamesDonaldson on #MentalHealth – #Pandemic, #Racism Compound Worries About #Black #Suicide Rate

Experts warn of a looming #mentalhealthcrisis linked to the #coronavirus. And #doctors and researchers say the issues reverberate deeper among #Black people By Associated Press CHICAGO — Jasmin Pierre was 18 when she tried to end her life, overdosing on whatever pills she could find. Diagnosed with #depression and #anxiety, she survived two more attempts at […]

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