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#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 – 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 – Steps To Take If You’re Worried About Someone’s #MentalHealth

Author: Anne Robin, Jill Bolster-White and Derek Johnson There are ways each of us can respond to concerns about a #mentalhealthcrisis and get help to those in need. As our community still reacts to the tragic shooting that took place on May 10, 2021 – which resulted in two deaths, one injured #policeofficer, and trauma […]

#JamesDonaldson on #MentalHealth – #MentalHealthAwareness Month: Resources

#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. Us men need to not suffer in silence or drown […]

#JamesDonaldson on #MentalHealth – #Doctors On Your #MentalHealth: ‘There’s No Shame In Asking For Help’

ROCKFORD (WREX) — #MayisMentalHealthAwarenessMonth, and last year, #mentalhealthprofessionals say they saw an increase in the number of #patients seeking treatment for #mentalhealthissues. With the #pandemic, some of the reasons for seeking help have included losing your business or job, and the #pandemic forced unemployment to sky-rocket. But experts say #mentalhealthissues still carry a #stigma with […]

#JamesDonaldson on #MentalHealth – #MentalHealth Focus For Middle Schoolers

“Validate a child’s feelings” By: Eileen Buckley BUFFALO, NY (WKBW) — There are troubling statistics when it comes to the #mentalhealth of #children. One in five, ages 13 to 18, have or will experience a serious #mentalillness. But pre-teens are also battling #mentalillness. The #pandemic has pushed many #students over the edge with remote learning and […]

#JamesDonaldson on #MentalHealth – Seeing Rise In #Suicides Among #Black Cook County Residents, City Officials And #MentalHealthExperts Work On Outreach

By ALISON BOWEN #Mentalhealthchallenges among young and older #Black Chicagoans were amplified in 2020 by the disproportionate impact of #COVID-19 and trauma from #police brutality. With 97 #Black Cook County residents dying by #suicide last year, ranging in age from 9 to 84, according to the medical examiner’s office, city officials and #mentalhealthadvocates say they have […]

#JamesDonaldson on #MentalHealth – Unpacking #Depression

Mark Carpenter By Danei Edelen “I was told, ‘If you are depressed, you have no excuse’” my friend, who battles #depression, said to me recently. “That is just #mentalillness #stigma,” I replied. What is #mentalhealth #stigma? #Mentalhealth #stigma refers to societal disapproval, or when society places shame on people who live with a #mentalillness or […]

#JamesDonaldson on #MentalHealth – The Holidays Can Bring #MentalHealthChallenges. Here’s How To Combat Them

Experts say simple things like getting more sunlight can make a big difference. Author: Zach Merchant WASHINGTON — The lights are up. The trees are decorated. It is beautiful time of year. But as beautiful as they are, the holidays can also be a time of #mentalhealthchallenges. This year, the #pandemic may be making those challenges […]

#JamesDonaldson on #MentalHealth – #Suicide Risk Five Times Higher Among People With #ADHD, Study Finds

Researchers found nearly 25% of #women with #ADHD had attempted to kill themselves BY TRACEY ROMERO Health issues like chronic pain, #depression, substance abuse and poverty can put extra strain on the #mentalhealth of people with #ADHD, research has shown. So can problems in #school, work and relationships. #Adults diagnosed with attention deficit hyperactivity disorder have […]

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