Tag Archive | #NationalInstituteforMentalHealth

#JamesDonaldson On #MentalHealth – ‘Why Did This Happen?’: Three Questions We Always Ask About #Suicide

#JamesDonaldson On #MentalHealth – ‘Why Did This Happen?’: Three Questions We Always Ask About #Suicide

Lipi Roy, MD, MPH Contributor Betty White, Sidney Poitier, Bob Saget, Louie Anderson, Andre Leon Talley, Clark Gillies. From legendary actors and comedians to fashion icons and NHL Hall of Famers, the first few weeks of 2022 have been full of heartbreaking loss. I think I was hit hardest, however, by the death of Regina King’s […]

#JamesDonaldson On #MentalHealth – Stabilizing #CircadianRhythm Tied To Lower #SuicideRisk In #BipolarDisorder

#JamesDonaldson On #MentalHealth – Stabilizing #CircadianRhythm Tied To Lower #SuicideRisk In #BipolarDisorder

By Pauline Anderson Jan. 13, 2022 — Social rhythm therapy (SRT), which uses #behavioral strategies to support healthy sleep and other routines, is linked to improved mood and reduced #suiciderisk in young people with #bipolardisorder, early research suggests. The small study also showed SRT is both feasible and acceptable in this #patient population. Results showed SRT, which […]

#JamesDonaldson On #MentalHealth – #Pandemic Surges #MentalHealth Episodes For #School-Aged #Kids And Young #Adults, Study Shows

#JamesDonaldson On #MentalHealth – #Pandemic Surges #MentalHealth Episodes For #School-Aged #Kids And Young #Adults, Study Shows

BY SARA RIVEST According to recent data from the #CDC, #mentalhealth emergencies and #suicide rates have increased dramatically through the #pandemic, specifically for #school-aged #children. Per the #CDC, between March and October 2020, #mentalhealth emergency department visits for #children 5 to 11 increased by 24%. For #teens 12 to 17, emergency department visits related to #mentalhealth increased […]

#JamesDonaldson on #MentalHealth – #MentalHealth Remains Prominent Issue As #Pandemic Persists

Cole Bursch, Contributing Writer Editor’s note: If you or someone you know is struggling with suicidal thoughts, call the #NationalSuicidePreventionHelpline at 800-273-8255. Quarantine has been a time fraught with #isolation, increased #anxieties and an abyss of unknowns for some #students at DePaul struggling with #mentalillness. Being a full-time college #student is already a stressful endeavor, and according […]

#JamesDonaldson on #MentalHealth – #DallasCowboys QB #DakPrescott Talks Openly On #MentalHealth

Grant Gordon NFL.com Digital Content Producer In the aftermath of his brother’s #suicide and his mother’s battle with cancer, #DallasCowboys star quarterback #DakPrescott was candid about his own bout with #anxiety and #depression, while urging others to talk openly about an often difficult topic. “I think that is important to be vulnerable, to be genuine […]

#JamesDonaldson on #MentalHealth – Act On Early Signs Of #MentalIllness

By Arthur Stockwell Most #mentalillnesses are treatable and people who have them can live full, productive and independent lives. Why then are more than 50% of people who have #mentalillness not receiving any treatment or medication?   In addition to the illness, these individuals have a significantly higher risk of being incarcerated, having an addiction, living […]

#JamesDonaldson on #MentalHealth – #Lockdown Takes A Toll On Persons With Pre-existing #MentalIllness

TAMIL NADU Those suffering from schizophrenia, bipolar disorder say the period has been difficult Experts are of the view that the prolonged #COVID-19 #lockdown has led to a deep sense of distress among the public. This is particularly so for those with pre-existing #mentalillnesses. Reduced access to medication and drastic changes to routine could lead […]

#JamesDonaldson on #MentalHealth – Why Is The #UnitedStates #Suicide Rate So High?

By Robert Dillard  #Suicide is a significant and often unaddressed public health problem in #America – and it is  getting worse. It currently stands as the tenth leading cause of death in the #UnitedStates, with 48,344 instances reported in 2018 according to the #U.S.CentersforDiseaseControlandPrevention (#CDC). That number is up from 47,173 reported the year before. Alarmingly, the […]

#JamesDonaldson on #MentalHealth – #Men’s #MentalHealth: ‘Man Up’ Is Not The Answer

Surveys from around the world show that #men everywhere find it difficult to open up about #mentalhealth, though they are significantly more at risk of attempting #suicide than #women. In this Special Feature, we look at why this may be and how to address this issue. this Special Feature, we look at why this may […]

#JamesDonaldson on #MentalHealth – #MentalHealthAwareness: #PostTraumaticStressDisorder (#PTSD)

#MentalHealthAwareness: #PostTraumaticStressDisorder BY ELIZABETH MILLER June is #PostTraumaticStressDisorder Awareness month. Today, and every June 27th, is #PTSD awareness day. According to the #NationalInstituteofMentalHealth, #PTSD affected around 3.6% of the adult U.S. population in the last year. #JamesDonaldson notes: Welcome to the “next chapter” of my life… being a voice and an advocate for #mentalhealthawarenessandsuicideprevention, especially […]

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