Tag Archive | #MentalHealthAdvocate

#JamesDonaldson On #MentalHealth – What You Should Know About #Depression, #Suicide

#JamesDonaldson On #MentalHealth – What You Should Know About #Depression, #Suicide

By Professor Taiwo Sheikh Welcome to this week’s #mentalhealth conversation, this is a chat room where we discuss the basics of our mental health in order for us to understand and have a full grasp of the rudiments of #mentalhealth and well-being. This is part of our #mentalhealthadvocacy activities aimed at promoting our wholesome wellness, […]

#JamesDonaldson On #MentalHealth – Advocate Talks #MentalHealthAwareness After The Death Of Rays Bullpen Catcher #JeanRamirez

#JamesDonaldson On #MentalHealth – Advocate Talks #MentalHealthAwareness After The Death Of Rays Bullpen Catcher #JeanRamirez

#Mentalhealthadvocates said calling 211 is one way to quickly ask for help if you or a loved one is struggling. Author: Miguel Octavio ST. PETERSBURG, Fla — #Suicideprevention and #mentalhealthawareness are in the spotlight once again this week.  It was #suicide that led to Rays bullpen catcher Jean Ramirez’s death, according to the Tarrant County medical examiner. […]

#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 – Caring For Yourself When Your #Spouse Has A #MentalIllness

#JamesDonaldson On #MentalHealth – Caring For Yourself When Your #Spouse Has A #MentalIllness

By Erin P. During the first few years of my husband’s journey navigating #mentalillness, people often told me that I needed to take care of my own health. When they offered this advice, I thought, “Sure, eventually. But we need to devote all our energy to getting him through this, and then we can focus […]

#JamesDonaldson On #MentalHealth – #Suicide-Related Emergency Department Visits Increased Among #Youth During The #Pandemic

#JamesDonaldson On #MentalHealth – #Suicide-Related Emergency Department Visits Increased Among #Youth During The #Pandemic

Heather R. Johnson The number of emergency department (ED) visits for #suicideattempts declined during the #COVID-19 #pandemic among young people aged 10 to 17 years, most likely due to shelter-in-place orders. However, more young #women, more young people with no #psychiatric history, and more young people with a #psychiatric diagnosis at the time of the […]

#JamesDonaldson on #MentalHealth – The #NAMI Effect – A Brighter Day?

#JamesDonaldson on #MentalHealth – The #NAMI Effect – A Brighter Day?

James Donaldson is a Board Member with NAMI – Seattle #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. Getting men to speak up and reach out for help and assistance is one of my passions. […]

#JamesDonaldson on #MentalHealth – Recruiting More #MentalHealthWorkers Won’t Stop #Suicides. Preventing #ChildAbuse And Neglect Will

Two major reports on #mentalhealth and #suicide released this week suggest two very different solutions to preventing suicides. One, from the House of Representatives Select Committee on #MentalHealth and #SuicidePrevention, recommends putting more resources into the #mentalhealth workforce. This includes recruiting and training more #healthprofessionals. This might sound commendable, but I argue the evidence shows this is unlikely […]

#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 – 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 – #Transgender #Adolescents At Increased Risk For Numerous #MentalHealthChallenges

#Transgender or #gender-nonconforming #adolescents may have increased risk for various #mentalhealthchallenges, according to results of a cross-sectional survey study published in JAMA Network Open. #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. Getting men to speak […]

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