Tag Archive | #MentalHealthProviders

#JamesDonaldson On #MentalHealth – What #Employers Need To Know About #SuicidePrevention

#JamesDonaldson On #MentalHealth – What #Employers Need To Know About #SuicidePrevention

by  Kayla Follmer Matt C. Howard Summary.   What should organizations do to help prevent #suicide among its #employees — and to help support #suicidesurvivors after the death of a coworker? Research suggest first leaders and managers must recognize the workplace predictors of #suicide. Then, create a respectful…more Between 1999 and 2018, the rate of #suicide deaths in […]

#JamesDonaldson On #MentalHealth – OPINION: Preventing #Suicide And Caring For #Black Men’s #MentalHealth The Right Way

#JamesDonaldson On #MentalHealth – OPINION: Preventing #Suicide And Caring For #Black Men’s #MentalHealth The Right Way

#JamesDonaldson On #MentalHealth – Why Are More #Black #Americans Committing #Suicide?

#JamesDonaldson On #MentalHealth – Why Are More #Black #Americans Committing #Suicide?

Maia Niguel Hoskin Contributor Providing provocative views on #racism, pop culture, and #mentalhealth. Two devastating losses marked the beginning of this year. The death of an attorney, former #MissUSA, activist, and entertainment news correspondent #CheslieKryst and up and coming musician and songwriter Ian King Jr. He was also Academy award-winning actress Regina King’s son. Both died by #suicide, and […]

JamesDonaldson On #MentalHealth – 6 Things #Parents Should Know About #MentalHealth Before Sending A #Kid To #College

JamesDonaldson On #MentalHealth – 6 Things #Parents Should Know About #MentalHealth Before Sending A #Kid To #College

Allison Slater Tate This story discusses #suicide. If you or someone you know is at risk of #suicide please call the U.S. #NationalSuicidePreventionLifeline at 800-273-8255, text HOME to 741741 or go to SpeakingOfSuicide.com/resources for additional resources. When news broke in March that #Stanford senior and #soccer star #KatieMeyer, 22, died by #suicide, it was a gut […]

#JamesDonaldson On #MentalHealth – How To Help A Friend In A #MentalHealthCrisis

#JamesDonaldson On #MentalHealth – How To Help A Friend In A #MentalHealthCrisis

Rachel Sturtz Midway through the morning session of #MentalHealthFirstAid, a course at the #MentalHealth Center of Denver, my instructor asks me to turn to one of my tablemates, look them in the eye, and ask a simple question: “Are you thinking about killing yourself?” Not “hurting yourself,” because the semantics will work against you. “Killing […]

#JamesDonaldson On #MentalHealth – Reimagining #MentalHealth In #Schools

#JamesDonaldson On #MentalHealth – Reimagining #MentalHealth In #Schools

By Ginger Robertson During P.E. in my sophomore year of #highschool, the coach had the class stand up in a circle. “Take everything off your wrists,” she commanded. A few #teens had bandanas and wide bracelets on; they took them off. “Now, lift your hands to the ceiling, wrists facing me,” she said sternly with […]

#JamesDonaldson On #MentalHealth – Mapping #MentalHealthCare In #Washington: A Look At How The System Works, And Its Gaps

#JamesDonaldson On #MentalHealth – Mapping #MentalHealthCare In #Washington: A Look At How The System Works, And Its Gaps

By  Emily M. Eng  Hannah Furfaro   and  Esmy Jimenez  #SeattleTimes staff 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. Navigating the #mentalhealthsystem can […]

#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 – 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 […]

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