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#JamesDonaldson on #MentalHealth – New Effort focuses On #MentalHealth Aid To Underserved Communities

BY HEATHER KELLY AND BECKY BRUCE Tammer Attallah, executive clinical director of Intermountain Healthcare’s #BehavioralHealth Clinical Program, speaks at the Intermountain Healthcare Transformation Center in Murray on Friday, July 2, 2021. SALT LAKE CITY — Most of us know the #COVID-19 #pandemic posed an enormous challenge for #mentalhealth, but that proved especially true for underserved communities.  […]

#JamesDonaldson on #MentalHealth – A Record Number of #Americans Died Of #Drugs, #Alcohol Or #Suicide In 2019, Report Says

Researchers from Trust for America’s Health and the Well Being Trust say the #COVID-19 #pandemic may make things worse. Firefighters transport an overdose victim into an ambulance in Rockford, Ill., in 2017. #Alcohol and drug-related deaths and suicides increased by 52% over the last decade, according to a recent study. A record number of #Americans […]

#JamesDonaldson on #MentalHealth – Suicidal Thoughts Are Increasing In Young #Kids, Experts Say. It Began Before The #Pandemic.

“We need to open our eyes to the fact that this is going on,” said one psychiatry professor, who found many #parents do not know when their #children are in crisis. By Tyler Kingkade and Elizabeth Chuck The youngsters come in with tears in their eyes, or their fists clenched in anger. Sometimes, they show no emotion at […]

#JamesDonaldson on #MentalHealth – Seeing Rise In #Suicides Among #Black Cook County Residents, City Officials And #MentalHealthExperts Work On Outreach

By ALISON BOWEN #Mentalhealthchallenges among young and older #Black Chicagoans were amplified in 2020 by the disproportionate impact of #COVID-19 and trauma from #police brutality. With 97 #Black Cook County residents dying by #suicide last year, ranging in age from 9 to 84, according to the medical examiner’s office, city officials and #mentalhealthadvocates say they have […]

#JamesDonaldson on #MentalHealth – #Pandemic #MentalHealth: Entering the ‘Fourth Wave’?

Grief, #mentalillness caused by #COVID-19 threaten to overwhelm an already stressed system by Elizabeth Hlavinka, Staff Writer, MedPage Earlier this year, experts warned of a rise in suicides, overdose deaths, and #mentalhealthproblems resulting from #COVID-19 and its economic and social stressors. In this update, we look at how views have evolved with a vaccine now on the horizon. If nine family members […]

#JamesDonaldson on #MentalHealth – #PeopleOfColor face Significant Barriers To #MentalHealthServices

#Racism and #stigma make it harder for people of color to get services, and it’s gotten worse during the #coronavirus #pandemic. By Kristen Rogers, CNN Richelle Concepcion still remembers the name she was called after trying to stop a #White kid who was picking on younger peers on the swim team in high school. “Shut […]

#JamesDonaldson on #MentalHealth – #Black and #Hispanic #Americans’ #MentalHealth Impacted Disproportionately By #COVID-19

Emily Riemer Get local stories sent straight to your inbox as news breaks. More than 35,000 #Black #Americans have died from #COVID-19 and people of color are infected 2.5 times more often than #white people. The toll isn’t just physical. The #mentalhealth impact is also significant. On the outside, Ivy Watts appeared to have it […]

#JamesDonaldson on #MentalHealth – #Men’s #MentalHealth: ‘Man Up’ Is Not The Answer

Surveys from around the world show that #men everywhere find it difficult to open up about #mentalhealth, though they are significantly more at risk of attempting #suicide than #women. In this Special Feature, we look at why this may be and how to address this issue. this Special Feature, we look at why this may […]

#JamesDonaldson on #MentalHealth – Supporting #MentalHealth Amid The #Coronavirus #Pandemic

by James Gordon BALDWIN COUNTY, Ala. (WPMI) — The stresses of months of quarantine, joblessness and seeing images of violent civil unrest could take a toll on your #mentalhealth. Sadly, #pandemic-related suicides have been reported in many parts of the country. But there’s a new tool coming for those on the edge. One of the factors affecting […]

#JamesDonaldson on #MentalHealth – Researchers Sound The Alarm About Rising #Suicide Rate Among #Black Youth

#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. Getting men to speak up and reach out for help and assistance is one of my passions. Us men need to not suffer in silence or drown […]

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