Tag Archive | #NationalInstituteofMentalHealth

#JamesDonaldson On #MentalHealth – Why Do #Teens Engage In Self-Harm? Clinical #Psychologists Explain How To Help #Teens Reduce Their Emotional Distress

#JamesDonaldson On #MentalHealth – Why Do #Teens Engage In Self-Harm? Clinical #Psychologists Explain How To Help #Teens Reduce Their Emotional Distress

Kevin Kuehn, PhD Student in Clinical Psychology, #UniversityofWashington and Kevin King, Professor of Psychology, #UniversityofWashington Emotions are tricky things. They allow for humans to fall in love, wage war and, as it turns out, engage in self-harm. It is hard to imagine an era in which young #adults were more distressed than today. Recent #CentersforDiseaseControlandPrevention […]

#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 – #Parents, #Students Plan Rallies At UNC-Chapel Hill After #Suicide Investigations

By Aaron Thomas, WRAL reporter CHAPEL HILL, N.C. — The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill has canceled classes on Tuesday after campus #police responded to a reported #suicide and a #suicideattempt over the weekend. Instead of class Tuesday, #students will have a “wellness day,” according to Chancellor Kevin Guskiewicz. UNC police’s crime log showed […]

#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 – The #Coronavirus #Pandemic Is Pushing #America Into A #MentalHealth Crisis

#Anxiety and #depression are rising. The U.S. is ill-prepared, with some clinics already on the brink of collapse. By William Wan The Washington Post is providing this important information about the #coronavirus for free. For more free coverage of the #coronavirus #pandemic, sign up for our daily #Coronavirus Updates newsletter where all stories are free to read. Three months […]

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