Tag Archive | #HighSchoolSuicides

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. […]

#JamesDonaldson On #MentalHealth – The #MentalHealthCrisis Afflicting #Students And Their #Teachers

#JamesDonaldson On #MentalHealth – The #MentalHealthCrisis Afflicting #Students And Their #Teachers

Rates of #depression, #anxiety, #suicidalideation and #behavioral crises have risen during the #pandemic. Are #schools equipped for the needs they now face? Joan King, a #student recovery specialist at Green River College, poses for a portrait at her home in Covington, Wash., on Friday, March 11, 2022. Even before the #pandemic, the #mentalhealth of young […]

#JamesDonaldson On #MentalHealth – Reimagining #MentalHealth In #Schools

#JamesDonaldson On #MentalHealth – Reimagining #MentalHealth In #Schools

By Ginger Robertson During P.E. in my sophomore year of #highschool, the coach had the class stand up in a circle. “Take everything off your wrists,” she commanded. A few #teens had bandanas and wide bracelets on; they took them off. “Now, lift your hands to the ceiling, wrists facing me,” she said sternly with […]

#JamesDonaldson On #MentalHealth – #Anxiety And #Depression: #Youth #MentalHealth Got Worse During The #Pandemic

#JamesDonaldson On #MentalHealth – #Anxiety And #Depression: #Youth #MentalHealth Got Worse During The #Pandemic

In Hawaii, #mentalhealthproviders say they’re only beginning to see the repercussions of forced #socialisolation and distance learning on young people. By Brittany Lyte Honolulu #psychiatrist Sonia Patel tells the story of a #teen who was confined to a college dorm room most hours of each day while classes were being taught remotely. He started vaping #marijuana […]

#JamesDonaldson On #MentalHealth – More #Kids Hospitalized For #SuicideAttempts, Some Blame Remote Learning

#JamesDonaldson On #MentalHealth – More #Kids Hospitalized For #SuicideAttempts, Some Blame Remote Learning

By Rebecca Duffy QUINCY (WGEM) – New research shows a big jump in emergency room visits for #children with #suicideattempts. According to the #NationalInstituteofMentalHealth, the number of #teenage #girls admitted saw a 50 percent increase from 2019 to this year, with remote learning being a factor. Many #schools were in a fully-remote or hybrid learning mode […]

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