Tag Archive | #Hopelessness

#JamesDonaldson On #MentalHealth – I’m Worried About Someone I Know

If someone you know is thinking of suicide, they can call 1-833-456-4566. If they require immediate care, call 911 or go to the nearest emergency department. Most often, people experience suicidal thoughts when they have lost hope and feel helpless. They want their pain to end, and they may see no other way out.  It […]

#JamesDonaldson on #MentalHealth – #MentalHealth #America Report: Suicidal Thoughts Increasing In #Youth During #Pandemic

#MentalHealth #America reports #anxiety and #depression rates hit an all-time high in September. But those rates are hitting our most vulnerable, harder. #MentalHealth #America: Suicidal thoughts increasing in #youth during #pandemic Author: Allison Bazzle VIRGINIA BEACH, Va. — There is no question #COVID-19 has had a big impact on our lives.  A report released by #MentalHealth #America this […]

#JamesDonaldson on #MentalHealth – Why Is The #UnitedStates #Suicide Rate So High?

By Robert Dillard  #Suicide is a significant and often unaddressed public health problem in #America – and it is  getting worse. It currently stands as the tenth leading cause of death in the #UnitedStates, with 48,344 instances reported in 2018 according to the #U.S.CentersforDiseaseControlandPrevention (#CDC). That number is up from 47,173 reported the year before. Alarmingly, the […]

#JamesDonaldson on #MentalHealth – #Suicide Rates Continue to Rise: Is Your Loved One at Risk?

Plus, 4 warning signs to look out for Between 2001 and 2017, #suicide rates in the #UnitedStates increased by more than 30%. Alarmingly, #suicide was the second-leading cause of death for people between the ages of 10 and 34. #Men appear to be at a higher risk. #Suicide rates among them are four times higher […]

#JamesDonaldson on #MentalHealth – #Suicide, A Preventable Cause Of Death

#Mentalillness is real, hard, disabling and needs addressal and treatment. Written by Aviva Parvez DamaniaMany employed people may not get the time and the resources to get the help they need. India has the highest rate of death by #suicide in the South-East Asia region at 16.5 suicides per 100,000 people (2016). Actor #SushantSinghRajput losing his life […]

#JamesDonaldson on #MentalHealth – These Difficult Days Are ‘Really #Anxiety’s Time To Shine’

By NORA DOYLE-BURR As the #COVID-19 #pandemic persists, killing nearly 115,000 #Americans, it also has sent shockwaves that have destabilized the economy, isolated people and reshaped daily life. “It’s also like an earthquake (in that) the experience has been traumatic for a lot of us,” said Dartmouth-Hitchcock psychiatrist Dr. Will Torrey, who made the natural-disaster […]

#JamesDonaldson on #MentalHealth – Taking Care Of #MentalHealth, Preventing #Suicides Critical During #Pandemic

BY KATHRYN ALTENAHandmade signs posted to a tennis court fence are set to greet future patients at a temporary field hospital for #coronavirus patients on an adjacent soccer field in Shoreline, Wash. Historically, during times of economic downturn and recession there has been an increase in #suicides. Feelings of #hopelessness and periods of disconnection, increases in […]