Tag Archive | #Hopelessness

#JamesDonaldson On #MentalHealth – #Suicide Vs Suicidal: Why #MentalIllness Is A Never Ending Battle!

#JamesDonaldson On #MentalHealth – #Suicide Vs Suicidal: Why #MentalIllness Is A Never Ending Battle!

By Ahmed Gabr A modern-day discussion is never over without the mention of #mentalhealth. Even in our MENA region, the internet made therapy an easy topic to bring up in people’s conversations. However, we still have a long way to go in terms of what to say and when to say it. More importantly, never miss […]

#JamesDonaldson On #MentalHealth – ‘Why Did This Happen?’: Three Questions We Always Ask About #Suicide

#JamesDonaldson On #MentalHealth – ‘Why Did This Happen?’: Three Questions We Always Ask About #Suicide

Lipi Roy, MD, MPH Contributor Betty White, Sidney Poitier, Bob Saget, Louie Anderson, Andre Leon Talley, Clark Gillies. From legendary actors and comedians to fashion icons and NHL Hall of Famers, the first few weeks of 2022 have been full of heartbreaking loss. I think I was hit hardest, however, by the death of Regina King’s […]

#JamesDonaldson On #MentalHealth – What Is #PersistentDepressiveDisorder (#PDD)?

#JamesDonaldson On #MentalHealth – What Is #PersistentDepressiveDisorder (#PDD)?

#Depression is a term used to describe a group of conditions characterized by mood or cognitive changes. #Persistentdepressivedisorder (#PDD), previously referred to as #dysthymia, is a type of #depression that is low-level and chronic. This form of #depression can be associated with the capability to participate in daily functioning but with a consistently low mood. #Persistentdepressivedisorder […]

#JamesDonaldson On #MentalHealth – No One Knew I Struggled Until My #SuicideAttempt. What I Want #Parents To Know

#JamesDonaldson On #MentalHealth – No One Knew I Struggled Until My #SuicideAttempt. What I Want #Parents To Know

Meghan Holohan 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. In June 2017, then 16-year-old Emma Benoit, a varsity cheerleader in Louisiana who described herself as a “picture-perfect American #girl,” attempted #suicide. She survived […]

#JamesDonaldson On #MentalHealth – #American #Teens Are Experiencing A Rise In #MentalHealthDisorders, #SuicidalThoughts

#JamesDonaldson On #MentalHealth – #American #Teens Are Experiencing A Rise In #MentalHealthDisorders, #SuicidalThoughts

BY JONATHAN TERCASIO by Capital News Service #Mentalhealthdisorders among #American #teenagers have soared in the past fifteen years.  From 2007 to 2019, the share of #adolescents who reported having a major depressive episode jumped 60%, from roughly 2 million to about 3.2 million, according to the Pew Research Center. The number of #highschoolstudents in the U.S. […]

#JamesDonaldson On #MentalHealth – How To Manage #SuicidalIdeation

#JamesDonaldson On #MentalHealth – How To Manage #SuicidalIdeation

#SuicidalThoughts, Suicidal Ideas By  Ashley Olivine, Ph.D., MPH  Medically reviewed by  Steven Gans, MD Table of Contents Risk Factors Warning Signs Treatment Management & Prevention Frequently Asked Questions #Suicideideation is thoughts, ideas, wishes, considerations, contemplations, or preoccupations relating to death and #suicide.1 It is sometimes referred to as #suicidalthoughts or #suicidalideas. #Suicide is the second leading cause of […]

#JamesDonaldson On #MentalHealth – How The #Pandemic Made The #MentalHealthCrisis Worse For #Teens

#JamesDonaldson On #MentalHealth – How The #Pandemic Made The #MentalHealthCrisis Worse For #Teens

Eloisa Ramos/Stocksy United Depressive and #anxiety symptoms in #youth doubled during the #pandemic, with 25 percent experiencing depressive symptoms and 20 percent experiencing #anxiety symptoms. Symptoms of #depression had already been rising in #teens in recent years. Data from early 2021 shows that emergency room visits in the U.S. for suspected #suicideattempts were 51 percent […]

#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 – #Depression And #Suicide Among #Children And #Teens Are Alarming In Post-#Pandemic Era

#JamesDonaldson On #MentalHealth – #Depression And #Suicide Among #Children And #Teens Are Alarming In Post-#Pandemic Era

Kathy Coppola and Susan Racher It’s expected that, after two years of multiple disruptions caused by the #COVID-19 #pandemic, there would be repercussions on our collective #mentalhealth. As recent research has shown, it is heavily impacting #children and #teens. Since 2009, #youth and young #adult rates of #suicide have been on the rise. #Depression, #hopelessness […]

#JamesDonaldson On #MentalHealth – Talking About #Anxiety And #Depression With Older Loved Ones Can Be Hard. Here’s How To Start.

#JamesDonaldson On #MentalHealth – Talking About #Anxiety And #Depression With Older Loved Ones Can Be Hard. Here’s How To Start.

Amanda Pérez Pintado, USA TODAY The arrival of #COVID-19 brought a rise in #mentalhealth concerns and most #Americans say the country faces a crisis. Older #adults haven’t been exempt from the mental toll of the #pandemic, which has left them with increased rates of #depression. The #stigma surrounding #mentalillness has contributed to the perception that #depression is […]

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