Tag Archive | loneliness

#JamesDonaldson on #MentalHealth – A ‘Second Wave’ Of #MentalHealth Devastation Due To #Covid-19 Is Imminent, Experts Say

By Naomi Thomas and Sam Romano, CNN While the world struggles to manage the initial waves of death and disruption caused by the #Covid-19 #pandemic, there is mounting evidence accumulating that “a second wave” linked to rising rates of #mentalhealth and substance use disorders could be building, according to an article published Monday in the medical […]

#JamesDonaldson on #MentalHealth – The Soaring Rate of #Suicide by Young People

Readers offer their analysis of why they are despondent and how best to help them. To the Editor: Re “Why Are Young Americans Killing Themselves?,” by Richard A. Friedman While I appreciate Dr. Friedman’s effort to call attention to the epidemic of suicide among young people in this country, I can’t help but be frustrated […]

#JamesDonaldson on #MentalHealth – The Facts About #SuicidePrevention

While #suicide has traditionally been considered a “big city” problem by the general public, #suicide is actually more common in rural areas due to a lack of #mentalhealth and crisis intervention resources. But while Tennessee’s metro areas typically have lower #suicide rates than the state as a whole, even one #suicide death is one too […]

#JamesDonaldson on #MentalHealth – What #Teens Think about #Depression and #Suicide

#Teen chats reveal lack of connection and #loneliness are what contributes to #mentalillness and #suicide, despite #socialmedia By  Andrea Berryman Childreth, #MentalHealth Advocate and Parent Coach at The Lemonade Project/On The Edge: Help and hope for parenting children with #mentalillness. On a chilly evening, 15 teenagers sat in a circle in a cozy living room, a little #anxious […]

#JamesDonaldsononMentalHealth – Former #NBA player drops in at #CascadeHighSchool

(Photo by Kalie Drago) James Donaldson, former NBA player, faced the eager crowd of students to address a somber topic. By: Kalie Drago     #JamesDonaldson, a name that resonates with #basketball fanatics, spoke to #CascadeSchoolDistrict #students Tuesday, March 25. Donaldson played 14 seasons in the #NBA along with playing for #WashingtonStateUniversity. He didn’t come to […]

James Donaldson on Mental Health – Why Are We So Sad?

The average life expectancy of Americans is on the decline and the explanation may be in causes of death related to depression and loneliness, such as drug overdoses and suicides, writes Mona Charen. James Donaldson notes: Welcome to the “next chapter” of my life… being a voice and an advocate for mental health awareness and […]

James Donaldson on Mental Health Pt. 3

Suicide! Wow, can someone please tell me what’s going on! Just this week alone, fashion icon, Kate Spade, and celebrity food gourmet and adventurer, Anthony Bourdain, took their lives via suicide, both, from all outward appearances, like they were “on top of the world”. Also, a friend of mine called me this morning to remind […]

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