Tag Archive | #NationalInstituteofHealth

#JamesDonaldson On #MentalHealth – How #Stigma Prevents People From Accessing #MentalHealthCare And What Can Be Done About It

By Hannah Furfaro Seattle Times staff reporter The #MentalHealthProject is a #SeattleTimes initiative focused on covering #mental and #behavioralhealthissues. It is funded by Ballmer Group, a national organization focused on economic mobility for children and families. The #SeattleTimes maintains editorial control over work produced by this team. In the days after Jennifer Stuber’s husband Matt died […]

#JamesDonaldson On #MentalHealth – Shatter The Myths About #Suicide And Kids Of Color | Expert Opinion

#Doctors from the #AmericanPsychiatricAssociation say that #medicalprofessionals and researchers must rededicate themselves to ensuring that young #peopleofcolor receive #mentalhealthservices. #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 […]

#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 – #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 […]

#JamesDonaldson on #MentalHealth – #Coronavirus: 36% Of #Americans Say #Pandemic Has Made A ‘Serious Impact’ On Their #MentalHealth

Carlie Porterfield Topline: As hospitals strain to keep up with an influx of #coronavirus patients, some #mentalhealthproviders report an increase in people seeking #mentalhealthtreatment, as #Americans report feeling anxious about the pandemic and its ramifications. 36% of #Americans told an #AmericanPsychiatricAssociation poll that the #pandemic has had a serious impact on their #mentalhealth, and according to a PiplSay poll, […]

#JamesDonaldsononMentalHealth – #Teen #Suicide Is Now a Public Health Crisis

By Katie Heaney According to a new report released by the CDC, #suicide rates among teens and young adults have exponentially increased over the past ten years — a 56 percent jump from 2007 to 2017. In the same time period, #suicide overtook homicide to become the second-most common cause of death among people ages 10 to 24, after […]

#JamesDonaldson on #MentalHealth – #Black Youth #Suicide Rates Rising, Defying Historic Trends: Report

Congressional task force report—led by NYU’s Michael A. Lindsey—finds glaring racial disparities in #mentalhealth treatment nationally. The gap between #suicide-related rates among #Black youth and historically higher rates among White youth is narrowing, and glaring racial disparities in #mentalhealth treatment remain, according to a report released by a Congressional task force. #JamesDonaldson notes: Welcome to […]

#JamesDonaldson on #MentalHealth – A Few Simple Questions Could Help #Doctors Stem The #Suicide Epidemic

by William Wan Edwin Boudreaux remembers the first time he was left in charge of a patient as a graduate student training to be a psychologist. The patient had come in for routine diabetes treatment but it quickly became apparent she was suicidal. “She was so suicidal, I had to walk her from our clinic […]