Tag Archive | #NAMI

#JamesDonaldson On #MentalHealth – 45% Of #LGBTQ #Youth Seriously Considered #Suicide In The Past Year, Trevor Project Survey Finds

#JamesDonaldson On #MentalHealth – 45% Of #LGBTQ #Youth Seriously Considered #Suicide In The Past Year, Trevor Project Survey Finds

BY TORI B. POWELL Forty-five percent of young #LGBTQ people seriously considered attempting #suicide in 2021, according to a survey published Wednesday by the #LGBTQ #mentalhealth nonprofit the #TrevorProject. It’s the third consecutive year that rates of #suicidalideation have increased among #LGBTQ #youth, the organization said.  “We must recognize that #LGBTQ young people face stressors simply for […]

JamesDonaldson On #MentalHealth – 25 Toxic Things #Latino #Parents Need To Stop Saying To Their #Kids When It Comes To #MentalHealth

JamesDonaldson On #MentalHealth – 25 Toxic Things #Latino #Parents Need To Stop Saying To Their #Kids When It Comes To #MentalHealth

#Latinos who have #mentalhealthillnesses oftentimes don’t get the care — or even have access to the care — needed to address them. According to the #NationalAllianceonMentalHealth (#NAMI), just 33% of #Latino #adults with #mentalillness receive the treatment they need each year, compared to the 43% US average. There are a number of reasons why the level of […]

JamesDonaldson On #MentalHealth – #MentalHealth Matters: There’s No Better Time To Talk About Your #MentalHealth

Heather Loeb Part of the problem with #mentalillness is its #stigma. It is hard to talk about, and when you do, you could be judged or shamed. That’s the sad reality, but this #MayisMentalHealthAwarenessMonth. Now’s the time to bring it up and have those tough conversations — with your #kids, #parents, friends, family, coworkers. Now […]

#JamesDonaldson On #MentalHealth – The #MentalHealthCrisis Afflicting #Students And Their #Teachers

#JamesDonaldson On #MentalHealth – The #MentalHealthCrisis Afflicting #Students And Their #Teachers

Rates of #depression, #anxiety, #suicidalideation and #behavioral crises have risen during the #pandemic. Are #schools equipped for the needs they now face? Joan King, a #student recovery specialist at Green River College, poses for a portrait at her home in Covington, Wash., on Friday, March 11, 2022. Even before the #pandemic, the #mentalhealth of young […]

#JamesDonaldson On #MentalHealth – #COVID-19 Survivors Face Increased #MentalHealthRisks Up To A Year Later – “It’s So Much More Serious”

#JamesDonaldson On #MentalHealth – #COVID-19 Survivors Face Increased #MentalHealthRisks Up To A Year Later – “It’s So Much More Serious”

By #WASHINGTONUNIVERSITY IN ST. LOUIS Data point to rise in #anxiety, #depression, substance use disorders, #suicidalthoughts. 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 […]

#JamesDonaldson On #MentalHealth – Help For Holiday Blues Is Just A Call Away

#JamesDonaldson On #MentalHealth – Help For Holiday Blues Is Just A Call Away

By DIANNE HARDISTY For The Californian How can a season known for its “good cheer” also be one filled with #stress, #anxiety and sometimes even despair? The reasons are many and range from people having unreasonable expectations to chronic #mentalhealthproblems. Layered on top of the normal winter and holiday blues that some people experience are […]

#JamesDonaldson On #MentalHealth – Maintaining Your #MentalHealth Over The #Holidays

#JamesDonaldson On #MentalHealth – Maintaining Your #MentalHealth Over The #Holidays

By: Isabella Bright MAGIC VALLEY, Idaho — While the #holidays can bring cheer, they can also take a toll on #mentalhealth. This season, taking care of your well-being should be a top priority. A study from the #NationalAllianceonMentalIllness (#NAMI) showed that 64% of people with #mentalillness report that holidays make their conditions worse. #JamesDonaldson notes: Welcome to the […]

#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 – Educate Yourself On Warning Signs Of #MentalIllness

#JamesDonaldson On #MentalHealth – Educate Yourself On Warning Signs Of #MentalIllness

Richard Marquis and Kathleen Marquis, Guest Columnists I view mistakes in this light: All you can do is what you think is right at the time. If proven wrong later, learn from it.  I used this rationale often as a #parent.  My goal is to educate people in the hope they can avoid my major […]

  #JamesDonaldson On #MentalHealth – High Rate Of #Suicide Among Young, #AfricanAmerican #Boys, Data Shows

  #JamesDonaldson On #MentalHealth – High Rate Of #Suicide Among Young, #AfricanAmerican #Boys, Data Shows

By Erica Simon The latest studies show an uptick in suicides in this demographic. Now, advocates are hoping we can ban together and put an end to the silent suffering. HOUSTON, Texas (KTRK) — We all know life has taken a toll on #Americans in the last 20 months. But there is a group experts say […]

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