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#JamesDonaldson On #MentalHealth – Lesson Of The Day: ‘Why Are More #Black #Kids Suicidal? A Search For Answers.’

#JamesDonaldson On #MentalHealth – Lesson Of The Day: ‘Why Are More #Black #Kids Suicidal? A Search For Answers.’

In this lesson, #students will learn about the growing rates of self-harm among #Black #teenagers. Then, they will create their own emotional-wellness tool kit. By Nicole Daniels Note to #teachers: The featured article deals with #anxiety, #depression and #suicide in young people. Please read it and this lesson plan to make sure they are appropriate for your […]

JamesDonaldson On #MentalHealth – Why Are More #Black Kids Suicidal? A Search For Answers

JamesDonaldson On #MentalHealth – Why Are More #Black Kids Suicidal? A Search For Answers

#Mentalhealthexperts assumed that people of all races had the same risk factors for self-harm. Emerging evidence suggests that is not the case. By Christina Caron Joe was 17 when he decided life wasn’t worth living. He was tired of the violence in his Boston neighborhood, where his older brother had spent more than a year recovering […]

#JamesDonaldson on #MentalHealth – Intersection Of Multiple Social Identities May Increase #SuicideRisk For #Lesbian, #Gay, And #Bisexual #Adults

#JamesDonaldson on #MentalHealth – Intersection Of Multiple Social Identities May Increase #SuicideRisk For #Lesbian, #Gay, And #Bisexual #Adults

Reviewed by Emily Henderson, B.Sc.Nov 9 2021 #Suicide risk among lesbian, gay, and bisexual adults varies considerably depending on the intersection between sexual identity and other aspects of identity, such as gender, age, and race/ethnicity, according to a study led by researchers at the #NationalInstituteofMentalHealth (NIMH), part of the #NationalInstitutesofHealth. The study, which examined data from […]

#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, […]

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