Tag Archive | #NationalAllianceonMentalIllness

#JamesDonaldson On #MentalHealth – #SuicideAttempts Send Increasing Numbers Of #Teen #Girls To Emergency Rooms

#JamesDonaldson On #MentalHealth – #SuicideAttempts Send Increasing Numbers Of #Teen #Girls To Emergency Rooms

by Tyler Job LA CROSSE, Wis. (WKBT) — #Suicidalthoughts affect people of all ages. But #teen #girls seem to be feeling the most impact right now, health workers say. “During the #adolescence, they are at the peak for #suicidalthoughts,” said Angela Barnes, an #adolescent #therapist at Gundersen Health System. Emergency room visits have risen for #teen […]

#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 – Despite #Pandemic-Era Drop, #Suicide Threat Remains

#JamesDonaldson On #MentalHealth – Despite #Pandemic-Era Drop, #Suicide Threat Remains

The U.S. #suicide rate declined in 2020, but unequal shifts and the long-term impacts of the #COVID-19 #pandemic highlight how prevention is still key. By Steven Ross Johnson The nation’s overall #suicide rate fell by 3% from 2019 to 2020, even as research has highlighted the #pandemic’s #mentalhealth toll on #Americans.  The decline in the nation’s #suicide rate […]

#JamesDonaldson On #MentalHealth – Despite #Pandemic-Era Drop, #Suicide Threat Remains

#JamesDonaldson On #MentalHealth – Despite #Pandemic-Era Drop, #Suicide Threat Remains

The U.S. #suicide rate declined in 2020, but unequal shifts and the long-term impacts of the #COVID-19 #pandemic highlight how prevention is still key. By Steven Ross Johnson The nation’s overall #suicide rate fell by 3% from 2019 to 2020, even as research has highlighted the #pandemic’s #mentalhealth toll on #Americans.  The decline in the nation’s #suicide rate […]

#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 […]

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