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#JamesDonaldson On #MentalHealth – #Parents, #Students Plan Rallies At UNC-Chapel Hill After #Suicide Investigations

By Aaron Thomas, WRAL reporter CHAPEL HILL, N.C. — The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill has canceled classes on Tuesday after campus #police responded to a reported #suicide and a #suicideattempt over the weekend. Instead of class Tuesday, #students will have a “wellness day,” according to Chancellor Kevin Guskiewicz. UNC police’s crime log showed […]

#JamesDonaldson On #MentalHealth – Access To #MentalHealthCare Is Lacking In Washington’s #Rural Corners. Here’s How People Are Finding Help

By Hannah Furfaro #SeattleTimes staff reporter A few months after Kristina Rasmussen’s 7-year-old was diagnosed with #bipolardisorder, he experienced one of his worst manic episodes: The boy was inconsolable as he tore through the family home, hitting himself, knocking over furniture and breaking picture frames. Rasmussen counts the ways the health care system failed her son […]

#JamesDonaldson on #MentalHealth – Predictions Of More Suicides, Overdoses And #DomesticAbuse During #COVID Are Coming True

#Isolation, economic pressure and family conflict all are major contributors. By Dr. Yalda Safai #Coronavirus: 18 months later As the U.S. hits the grim milestone of 700,000 deaths, ABC News takes a look at the last six months of #coronavirus — how we got here, what went wrong and how it’s still impacting us all. […]

#JamesDonaldson on #MentalHealth – It’s Not “Just” #Anxiety

By Jessica Walthall In some ways, I long for the days when I thought I was “just” anxious — when my #anxiety simply fueled my perfectionism.   Sure, I’d have plenty of late nights completing school projects at the last minute due to the weight of my own high expectations. But overall, it felt like my […]

#JamesDonaldson on #MentalHealth – #SuicidePrevention: We’re #AllInThisTogether

SHARON L. BLACK #Suicideprevention is everyone’s job. It’s the role of faith-based communities, individuals, groups, organizations and communities. We all must spread awareness, offer hope and know that recovery is possible. Every 12 minutes a person dies from #suicide in the #UnitedStates. That means someone’s brother, sister, mother, dad or loved one. Further, the #suicide […]