Tag Archive | #LGBTQ

#JamesDonaldson On #MentalHealth – 45% Of #LGBTQ #Youth Seriously Considered #Suicide In The Past Year, Trevor Project Survey Finds

#JamesDonaldson On #MentalHealth – 45% Of #LGBTQ #Youth Seriously Considered #Suicide In The Past Year, Trevor Project Survey Finds

BY TORI B. POWELL Forty-five percent of young #LGBTQ people seriously considered attempting #suicide in 2021, according to a survey published Wednesday by the #LGBTQ #mentalhealth nonprofit the #TrevorProject. It’s the third consecutive year that rates of #suicidalideation have increased among #LGBTQ #youth, the organization said.  “We must recognize that #LGBTQ young people face stressors simply for […]

JamesDonaldson On #MentalHealth – 25 Toxic Things #Latino #Parents Need To Stop Saying To Their #Kids When It Comes To #MentalHealth

JamesDonaldson On #MentalHealth – 25 Toxic Things #Latino #Parents Need To Stop Saying To Their #Kids When It Comes To #MentalHealth

#Latinos who have #mentalhealthillnesses oftentimes don’t get the care — or even have access to the care — needed to address them. According to the #NationalAllianceonMentalHealth (#NAMI), just 33% of #Latino #adults with #mentalillness receive the treatment they need each year, compared to the 43% US average. There are a number of reasons why the level of […]

#JamesDonaldson On #MentalHealth – Talking To Your #Kids About #Suicide And #MentalHealth

#JamesDonaldson On #MentalHealth – Talking To Your #Kids About #Suicide And #MentalHealth

by: Heather Roberts Champaign, Ill. (WCIA) Dr. Shannon Donnals, PhD, LCSW, CCATP, talks #suicideprevention, grief counseling, and #mentalhealththerapy. Several disciples working together. Primary care and medication management, #mentalhealththerapists, massage, life coaching etc. #JamesDonaldson notes: Welcome to the “next chapter” of my life… being a voice and an advocate for #mentalhealthawarenessandsuicideprevention, especially pertaining to our younger generation […]

#JamesDonaldson On #MentalHealth – Why Is It So Hard To Find A #Therapist? These Barriers Stop Washingtonians From Getting Help

#JamesDonaldson On #MentalHealth – Why Is It So Hard To Find A #Therapist? These Barriers Stop Washingtonians From Getting Help

By  Hannah Furfaro  #SeattleTimes #MentalHealthProject reporter Three years ago, therapist Canh Tran suddenly found himself on the frustrated end of a long string of phone calls.  Tran knew very well that many of his clients had struggled to find a suitable #therapist. Now he was the one dialing the phone, seeking help for himself.  Straight […]

#JamesDonaldson On #MentalHealth – #Seattle-Area #Youth Created This Guide To Connect #Teens To #Multicultural #MentalHealthCare

#JamesDonaldson On #MentalHealth – #Seattle-Area #Youth Created This Guide To Connect #Teens To #Multicultural #MentalHealthCare

By Jenn Smith  #EducationLab engagement editor #EducationLab is a #SeattleTimes project that spotlights promising approaches to persistent challenges in public education. The #SeattleFoundation serves as fiscal sponsor for #EducationLab, which is supported by grants from the #Bill&MelindaGatesFoundation, #Amazon, #Comcast #Washington and City University of #Seattle. Learn more about Ed Lab.  There are a lot of things you can’t […]

#JamesDonaldson On #MentalHealth – It’s Hard To Find #MentalHealthCare In #Washington. Join Us And Learn Tips To Navigate The System

#JamesDonaldson On #MentalHealth – It’s Hard To Find #MentalHealthCare In #Washington. Join Us And Learn Tips To Navigate The System

  By Michelle Baruchman  #SeattleTimes #MentalHealthProject engagement editor 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. Finding a therapist can be hard. Where do you […]

JamesDonaldson On #MentalHealth – Why Are More #Black Kids Suicidal? A Search For Answers

JamesDonaldson On #MentalHealth – Why Are More #Black Kids Suicidal? A Search For Answers

#Mentalhealthexperts assumed that people of all races had the same risk factors for self-harm. Emerging evidence suggests that is not the case. By Christina Caron Joe was 17 when he decided life wasn’t worth living. He was tired of the violence in his Boston neighborhood, where his older brother had spent more than a year recovering […]

#JamesDonaldson On #MentalHealth – How To Talk To #Children And #Teens About #MentalHealth, #Suicide

#JamesDonaldson On #MentalHealth – How To Talk To #Children And #Teens About #MentalHealth, #Suicide

By Gwendolyn Glenn A service is being held this weekend for the #student who took his own life at Mooresville High School on Wednesday. The service will be held at the school’s stadium and will be open to the public. The American Academy of Child and #Adolescent Psychiatry and Children’s Hospital Association have declared children’s #mentalhealth […]

#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 […]

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