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Tag Archive | #Mental

#JamesDonaldson on #MentalHealth – #GunViolence In #America: #MentalHealth

The U.S. has seen nearly 11,000 #gunviolence deaths so far this year. By Stephanie Pawlowski The #NationalAllianceonMentalIllness says whenever a tragic act of #gunviolence occurs, people with #mentalillness are often unfairly drawn into the conversation. But experts say the relationship between #mentalhealth and #gunviolence is complex. “Someone who goes out and massacres a bunch of strangers, that’s […]

#JamesDonaldson on #MentalHealth – #Suicide, #MentalHealth And #Bereavement

It’s no longer acceptable for #mentalhealth staff to claim they ‘don’t do’ #bereavement, writes RUTH HUNT IT HAS now been categorically proved those exposed to #suicide are at a greater risk than those not, yet despite this knowledge, #mentalhealthservices are failing their #patients who are suffering from complicated grief. As Antonia Murphy says in Out […]

#JamesDonaldson on #MentalHealth – Feeling off? Here Is How To Know When To Seek #MentalHealthSupport And Where To Turn.

Andrew Bahl Feeling out of sorts because of the #COVID-19 pandemic has been a commonplace feeling ever since the #pandemic hit like a ton of bricks last spring.  From the potential loss of loved ones to changes in work and school to #isolation from friends and family, the past 14 months have been difficult. Scores of […]

#JamesDonaldson on #MentalHealth – #Depression Isn’t Crying In The Corner: #Employees Lean On Eight Strategies To Disclose – Or Conceal – #MentalHealth At Work

Employees who experience #depression are tasked with the decision to disclose their #mentalhealth to others at work. For these employees, one West Virginia University researcher found that they utilize eight strategies on how to disclose (or conceal) this often-stigmatized social identity. #JamesDonaldson notes: Welcome to the “next chapter” of my life… being a voice and an advocate […]

#JamesDonaldson on #MentalHealth – Discussion Explores Why #Suicide Is More Prevalent Among #Youth From Marginalized Communities

KERA | By Mia Estrada Experts held a virtual event to talk about the pressures faced by #teens of color and #young members of the #LGBTQ+ community, and how to support those groups. #JamesDonaldson notes: Welcome to the “next chapter” of my life… being a voice and an advocate for #mentalhealthawarenessandsuicideprevention, especially pertaining to our younger […]

#JamesDonaldson on #MentalHealth – Rise Of #Self-Harm And Use Of #MentalHealthServices Since #COVID #Pandemic Began, New Data Reveals

By national medical reporter Sophie Scott and political reporter Stephanie Dalzell The #loneliness of the #pandemic lockdowns stirred up dark feelings Melbourne-based Emily Unity had worked very hard to overcome. #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. […]

#JamesDonaldson on #MentalHealth – The Devastating #Drought Across The West Could Mean An Increase In #Farmer #Suicides

By: Lucas Brady Woods A Colorado analysis found #farmer #suicide rates rise in tandem with increased drought. Experts say a big challenge is that there are few counsellors and many guns in #ruralareas. Transcript ARI SHAPIRO, HOST: Drought conditions across the West are the worst they’ve been in nearly two decades. #Farmers and ranchers, who […]

#JamesDonaldson on #MentalHealth – #MentalHealth Toll From #Isolation Affecting Kids On Reentry

From suicidal crises to #mental fatigue, many U.S. kids are facing challenges navigating reentry after more than a year of living in a #pandemic By LINDSEY TANNER After two suicidal crises during #pandemic #isolation, 16-year-old Zach Sampson feels stronger but worries his social skills have gone stale. Amara Bhatia has overcome her #pandemic frustrations but the […]

#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 – Unemployed Youngster On Contemplating #Suicide As The Nation’s #MentalHealth Continues To Worsen During Third Wave

By Sameer Naik  Johannesburg – It isn’t easy for Khumbulani Mazibuko to open up about the dark and hopeless place he finds himself in. A few months ago, the 28-year-old financial advisor was ready to take his own life having lost his job during the lockdown. Mazibuko was unable to pay any of his bills, and had […]

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