Tag Archive | #LGBTQ

#JamesDonaldson on #MentalHealth – 9 Supportive Resources For People Having Suicidal Thoughts

By Alice Broster Accessing the support you need at a time like this is more important than ever. A recent study conducted by the University of Glasgow has found that #COVID-19 has had a “major impact” on #mentalhealth, with increased numbers of people experiencing suicidal thoughts. This was even more common among #young people. Here are […]

#JamesDonaldson On #MentalHealth – How #Stigma Prevents People From Accessing #MentalHealthCare And What Can Be Done About It

By Hannah Furfaro Seattle Times staff reporter The #MentalHealthProject is a #SeattleTimes initiative focused on covering #mental and #behavioralhealthissues. It is funded by Ballmer Group, a national organization focused on economic mobility for children and families. The #SeattleTimes maintains editorial control over work produced by this team. In the days after Jennifer Stuber’s husband Matt died […]

#JamesDonaldson on #MentalHealth – Early Care Leads To Better #MentalHealth For #Transgender Youths, Study Finds

#Trans youths who get gender-affirming care earlier in life are less likely to face issues like #depression and #anxiety, a study published in Pediatrics found. By Julie Moreau #Transgender #children who receive gender-affirming medical care earlier in their lives are less likely to experience #mentalhealthissues like #depression and #anxiety, according to a new study published in the journal […]

#JamesDonaldson on #MentalHealth – #LGBT #Teens, #Bullying,And #Suicide

What are the causes and how can we help? Harold S. Koplewicz, MD In recent years we’ve seen a tragic number of #gay #teens, ending their own lives after enduring anti-gay #bullying. Eighteen-year-old Tyler Clementi, 15-year-old Billy Lucas, and 13-year-olds Asher Brown and Seth Walsh were living in different corners of America—New Jersey, Indiana, Texas, and […]

#JamesDonaldson on #MentalHealth – Young #Women And #Suicide: ‘I Felt Like A Shell’

When Lauren Watson was 24 years old, she thought she wanted to take her own life. She says grief and a “toxic” relationship after she had her daughter Codie at 16 left her struggling with her #mentalhealth. “I didn’t even feel like a human being,” Lauren tells Radio 1 Newsbeat. “I felt like I was […]

#JamesDonaldson on #MentalHealth – #MentalHealth Impact Of #Coronavirus #Pandemic Hits Marginalized Groups Hardest

Emily Jenkins receives funding for other #mentalhealth studies from the Canadian Institutes of Health Research, Public Health Agency of Canada, Michael Smith Foundation for Health Research and Community Action Initiative. anne.gadermann@ubc.ca has received funding for other #mentalhealth related research from the Canadian Institutes of Health Research, Michael Smith Foundation for Health Research, and Social Sciences and […]

#JamesDonaldson on #MentalHealth – Thoughts Of #Suicide, Other #MentalHealth Struggles Still High For #LGBTQ #Youth

BRIANNA SCOTT A high number of #LGBTQ teens and #youth struggle with #mentalhealthissues, according to a new survey by The Trevor Project. Forty percent of young #LGBTQ people have considered #suicide in the last year; that rises to more than half for #trans and non-binary #youth. That’s according to the second annual survey on #LGBTQ […]

#JamesDonaldson on #MentalHealth – 40 Percent Of #LGBTQ Youth ‘Seriously Considered’ #Suicide In Past Year, Survey Finds

By Tim Fitzsimons Two in 5 #LGBTQ #youth in the #UnitedStates have “seriously considered” #suicide in the past year, a sobering survey released Wednesday said, showing what one expert called the “devastating #mentalhealth consequences” of society’s failure to create a safer and more affirming environment for America’s #queer #youth. The 2020 National Survey on #LGBTQ #Youth #MentalHealth by […]

#JamesDonaldson on #MentalHealth – #Pandemic, #Racism Compound Worries About #Black #Suicide Rate

Experts warn of a looming #mentalhealthcrisis linked to the #coronavirus. And #doctors and researchers say the issues reverberate deeper among #Black people By Associated Press CHICAGO — Jasmin Pierre was 18 when she tried to end her life, overdosing on whatever pills she could find. Diagnosed with #depression and #anxiety, she survived two more attempts at […]

#JamesDonaldson on #MentalHealth – #Suicide Is Growing #Health Crisis For #AfricanAmerican Youth

She started having suicidal thoughts at 11 or 12. She didn’t know the words to name it. She had no idea what it was, but she consistently had these urges to end her life. “I just wanted to be dead,” she says. One night when she was 24, and already long diagnosed with clinical #depression, […]

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