Tag Archive | #HighSchool

#JamesDonaldson On #MentalHealth – The #MentalHealth Troubles Of Middle-Aged #Men

#JamesDonaldson On #MentalHealth – The #MentalHealth Troubles Of Middle-Aged #Men

We may need a subspecialty of middle-aged psychiatry to support midlife health. Rob Whitley, Ph.D. Reviewed by Gary Drevitch KEY POINTS Research suggests that stressful life events, like divorce or unemployment, have a more negative effect on #men than #women. Middle-aged people with lower educational attainment have been found to be more vulnerable to poor […]

#JamesDonaldson On #MentalHealth – Dear #Parents, #Anxiety In #Kids Is A Serious Problem

#JamesDonaldson On #MentalHealth – Dear #Parents, #Anxiety In #Kids Is A Serious Problem

Holly*, a casting agent in Austin, Texas, had postpartum #depression with her first #child, Fiona, now 5 years old. Today, Holly takes medication to manage her #anxiety and #depression. But she also worries that #anxiety might someday affect her daughter — and her son, now 3. Holly explains that Fiona could be shy and clingy. “[I] wasn’t sure if […]

#JamesDonaldson On #MentalHealth – Amid #MentalHealthCrisis In Young People, #StudentAthletes Need More Attention

#JamesDonaldson On #MentalHealth – Amid #MentalHealthCrisis In Young People, #StudentAthletes Need More Attention

BY RACHEL BUEHNER A recent spate of #suicides by #NCAA #studentathletes has raised awareness of the need for #mentalhealth check-ins by #coaches and #parents. The recent #suicides of six #NCAA #student-athletes highlight the need for increased attention to the #mentalhealth of young people who participate in team #sports. #KatieMeyer, #JaydenHill, #ArlanaMiller, #SarahShulze, #RobertMartin, and #LaurenBernett […]

#JamesDonaldson On #MentalHealth – #Homeless #Teens At Increased Risk For #Suicide, Substance Use

#JamesDonaldson On #MentalHealth – #Homeless #Teens At Increased Risk For #Suicide, Substance Use

#Adolescents of color and #teens who identify as #gay, #lesbian, or #bisexual are much more likely to experience #homelessness, a new study suggests. By Lisa Rapaport More than 1 in 20 U.S. #highschool #students have experienced #homelessness, putting them at increased risk for a wide range of #mentalhealth and substance use problems, a new study suggests. […]

JamesDonaldson On #MentalHealth – #UniversityofWisconsin Track Star #SarahShulze Dies At 21

JamesDonaldson On #MentalHealth – #UniversityofWisconsin Track Star #SarahShulze Dies At 21

Chantal Da Silva A #studentathlete from the #UniversityofWisconsin-Madison died by #suicide, her family said. #SarahShulze, a star runner on the women’s track and field and cross-country teams at the university, died earlier this month at age 21. In a statement posted April 15 to a website dedicated to her life, her family said she had died just […]

#JamesDonaldson On #MentalHealth – Why Do #Teens Engage In Self-Harm? Clinical #Psychologists Explain How To Help #Teens Reduce Their Emotional Distress

#JamesDonaldson On #MentalHealth – Why Do #Teens Engage In Self-Harm? Clinical #Psychologists Explain How To Help #Teens Reduce Their Emotional Distress

Kevin Kuehn, PhD Student in Clinical Psychology, #UniversityofWashington and Kevin King, Professor of Psychology, #UniversityofWashington Emotions are tricky things. They allow for humans to fall in love, wage war and, as it turns out, engage in self-harm. It is hard to imagine an era in which young #adults were more distressed than today. Recent #CentersforDiseaseControlandPrevention […]

JamesDonaldson On #MentalHealth – 6 Things #Parents Should Know About #MentalHealth Before Sending A #Kid To #College

JamesDonaldson On #MentalHealth – 6 Things #Parents Should Know About #MentalHealth Before Sending A #Kid To #College

Allison Slater Tate This story discusses #suicide. If you or someone you know is at risk of #suicide please call the U.S. #NationalSuicidePreventionLifeline at 800-273-8255, text HOME to 741741 or go to SpeakingOfSuicide.com/resources for additional resources. When news broke in March that #Stanford senior and #soccer star #KatieMeyer, 22, died by #suicide, it was a gut […]

#JamesDonaldson On #MentalHealth – ‘It’s Life Or Death’: The #MentalHealthCrisis Among U.S. #Teens

#JamesDonaldson On #MentalHealth – ‘It’s Life Or Death’: The #MentalHealthCrisis Among U.S. #Teens

Matt Richtel One evening last April, an anxious and free-spirited 13-year-old girl in suburban Minneapolis sprang furious from a chair in the living room and ran from the house — out a sliding door, across the patio, through the backyard and into the woods. Moments earlier, the girl’s mother, Linda, had stolen a look at […]

#JamesDonaldson On #MentalHealth – Why #Students Are Taking #MentalHealthDays Off From #School — And How To Make The Most Of Them

#JamesDonaldson On #MentalHealth – Why #Students Are Taking #MentalHealthDays Off From #School — And How To Make The Most Of Them

Laura Yuen, Star Tribune #Minnesota was the first state in the nation to allow #students to be excused from #school for #mentalhealthconditions that required ongoing treatment. But since that law was passed in 2009, a crop of other states have surpassed us — ensuring that #students can take the occasional day off even if they’re not seeking care for […]

#JamesDonaldson On #MentalHealth – Former #OhioState OL #HarryMiller Shares Why He Stepped Away From #Football

#JamesDonaldson On #MentalHealth – Former #OhioState OL #HarryMiller Shares Why He Stepped Away From #Football

NICK SELBE Editor’s note: If you or someone you know is having thoughts of #suicide or is in emotional distress, contact the #NationalSuicidePreventionLifeline at 1-800-273-TALK(8255) or at suicidepreventionlifeline.org. #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. […]

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