Tag Archive | #MentalHealthCrisis

#JamesDonaldson On #MentalHealth – ‘A Sad State Of Affairs’ For #MentalHealth In #America

#JamesDonaldson On #MentalHealth – ‘A Sad State Of Affairs’ For #MentalHealth In #America

To the Editor: “We Surveyed 1,320 #Therapists Across the Nation. They’re Worried About #MentalHealth in the U.S.” (news article, Jan. 3): #Psychiatrists were not included in this Times survey, sent by Psychology Today to its professional members, but there were references to my field that illustrate a sad state of affairs. A quarter of those […]

#JamesDonaldson On #MentalHealth – Spike In #FirstResponder #Suicides Leads To NYS #MentalHealthCoalition Led By Sheriffs

#JamesDonaldson On #MentalHealth – Spike In #FirstResponder #Suicides Leads To NYS #MentalHealthCoalition Led By Sheriffs

by Anne McCloy Spike in #firstresponder suicides leads to NYS #mentalhealthcoalition led by sheriffs (WRGB) New York State (WRGB) — Extreme #stress on #firstresponders is coming at a price, a major spike in #mentalhealthissues with deadly consequences. Now, emergency agencies have built a coalition to help our local heroes deal with trauma. A new health and wellness […]

#JamesDonaldson On #MentalHealth – The Cost Of Sweeping #MentalHealth Under The Corporate Carpet

#JamesDonaldson On #MentalHealth – The Cost Of Sweeping #MentalHealth Under The Corporate Carpet

BY  NAVEEN BHATEJA  AND  AIMEE NEWON-HARRIS The #stress, #anxiety, and burnout that result from working amid the #COVID-19 #pandemic have been well documented. Undoubtedly, this has helped create a work environment fraught with challenges such as a frightening uptick in #mentalhealthissues and, yes, #suicide. There’s an evident #healthcare crisis in #America when it comes to […]

#JamesDonaldson On #MentalHealth – Local Officials: #SocialMedia Impacting #Youth #MentalHealth

#JamesDonaldson On #MentalHealth – Local Officials: #SocialMedia Impacting #Youth #MentalHealth

The U.S. Surgeon General is warning of a #youth #mentalhealthcrisis and after a string of #youth #suicides in Nampa in the last few months, the Treasure Valley is seeing the impact of that crisis. By: Anna Azallion TREASURE VALLEY, Idaho — The U.S. Surgeon General is warning of a #youth #mentalhealthcrisis and after a string of #youth #suicides in Nampa […]

#JamesDonaldson On #MentalHealth – Taking #Teen #MentalHealth Seriously

#JamesDonaldson On #MentalHealth – Taking #Teen #MentalHealth Seriously

BY SINA M. SAFAHIEH, M.D. Alarming headlines have filled the news this past week. First, there was a chilling exposé of a website that encourages #teenagers to take their own lives. Then Instagram CEO Adam Mosseri’s testimony before Congress failed to articulate safeguards for #teens’ #mentalhealth, despite research that links the #socialmedia site to #teen #depression, #anxiety and […]

#JamesDonaldson On #MentalHealth – The #MentalHealth Emergency in Young People: What #Parents Need To Know

#JamesDonaldson On #MentalHealth – The #MentalHealth Emergency in Young People: What #Parents Need To Know

A #child #psychiatrist explains what’s behind the crisis and how we can all help #kids who are struggling by Brenda Patoine Tags: Mental Health , School of Medicine Last week, the U.S. Surgeon General issued a rare public advisory warning of a widespread increase in #mentalhealthissues among #children and #adolescents. His report pointed to an alarming rise in #youth #suicideattempts […]

#JamesDonaldson On #MentalHealth – How The #Pandemic Made The #MentalHealthCrisis Worse For #Teens

#JamesDonaldson On #MentalHealth – How The #Pandemic Made The #MentalHealthCrisis Worse For #Teens

Eloisa Ramos/Stocksy United Depressive and #anxiety symptoms in #youth doubled during the #pandemic, with 25 percent experiencing depressive symptoms and 20 percent experiencing #anxiety symptoms. Symptoms of #depression had already been rising in #teens in recent years. Data from early 2021 shows that emergency room visits in the U.S. for suspected #suicideattempts were 51 percent […]

#JamesDonaldson On #MentalHealth – Amid #MentalHealthCrisis In Young People, #StudentAthletes Need More Attention

#JamesDonaldson On #MentalHealth – Amid #MentalHealthCrisis In Young People, #StudentAthletes Need More Attention

BY RACHEL BUEHNER A recent spate of #suicides by #NCAA #studentathletes has raised awareness of the need for #mentalhealth check-ins by #coaches and #parents. The recent #suicides of six #NCAA #student-athletes highlight the need for increased attention to the #mentalhealth of young people who participate in team #sports. #KatieMeyer, #JaydenHill, #ArlanaMiller, #SarahShulze, #RobertMartin, and #LaurenBernett […]

#JamesDonaldson On #MentalHealth – #COVID-19 Survivors More Likely To Suffer From #MentalHealthProblems

#JamesDonaldson On #MentalHealth – #COVID-19 Survivors More Likely To Suffer From #MentalHealthProblems

Reviewed by Emily Henderson, B.Sc. As the #COVID-19 #pandemic stretches into its third year, countless people have experienced varying degrees of uncertainty, #isolation and #mentalhealthchallenges. However, those who have had #COVID-19 have a significantly higher chance of experiencing #mentalhealthproblems, according to researchers at #WashingtonUniversity School of Medicine in St. Louis and the #VeteransAffairs St. Louis Health […]

#JamesDonaldson On #MentalHealth – #CollegeStudents Are In A #MentalHealthCrisis

#JamesDonaldson On #MentalHealth – #CollegeStudents Are In A #MentalHealthCrisis

By S.E. Cupp Warning: This article contains information about #suicide. If you or a loved one is in need of help, call the #NationalSuicidePreventionLifeline at 800-273-8255. In this month’s Better Homes and Gardens, readers were treated to a lovely interview with British singer and actor Harry Styles — shot neither at his home nor garden, but nevertheless […]

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