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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 – #Suicide Is The Leading Cause Of Death For #AsianAmerican #Young #Adults. Why Is No One Talking About This?

“The reality is that #whitesupremacy runs so deep in #America that even reversing #racism would not undo the disparities in health outcomes such as #suicide,” says guest columist Amelia Noor-Oshiro.  By Amelia Noor-Oshiro  As #America continues to racialize #AsianAmericans, it continues a legacy of structural violence and historical trauma. This guest post was written by Amelia Noor-Oshiro from Johns […]

#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 – #MentalHealthIssues Skyrocket As #Pandemic Wears On

Sarah Chamberlain Contributor Insights into policy and its underlying effect on #women. According to data from the #WorldHealthOrganization, someone commits #suicide every 40 seconds – 800,000 per year – and for every #suicide, 20 more were attempted. That means 5-7 people will commit #suicide during the time it takes you to read this article. The CARE […]

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