Tag Archive | #NationalSuicidePreventionHotline

#JamesDonaldson on #MentalHealth – Predictions Of More Suicides, Overdoses And #DomesticAbuse During #COVID Are Coming True

#Isolation, economic pressure and family conflict all are major contributors. By Dr. Yalda Safai #Coronavirus: 18 months later As the U.S. hits the grim milestone of 700,000 deaths, ABC News takes a look at the last six months of #coronavirus — how we got here, what went wrong and how it’s still impacting us all. […]

#JamesDonaldson on #MentalHealth – How To Prepare For The Coming #MentalHealth #Pandemic

The psychological damage from disasters like #Covid-19 can last for years. Here’s what we should do now — including create a national, 3-digit #suicide hotline. The combined impact on the nation’s #mentalhealth is becoming rapidly apparent with national increases in suicidal thoughts, alcohol sales and a 1,000 percent increase in crisis hotline use. By NINA VASAN and MARISA […]

#JamesDonaldson on #MentalHealth – #WashingtonStateUnivercity Extension Office Helps #Farmers Overcome #Suicide, #MentalHealthIssues

Office received $7 million grant to develop #suicide hotline for agricultural workers BENJAMIN MICHAELIS | DAILY EVERGREEN FILE From 2016 to 2019, three suicides occurred among members of Skagit County’s #agricultural industry. LOREN NEGRON, Evergreen reporter When Bob Engle witnessed his father experience clinical #depression, Engle knew he did not want to venture on the […]

#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 – #MentalHealth Director Gives Guidance For #SuicidePrevention

By Tammie Gercken Staff Writer #SeptemberisNationalSuicidePreventionMonth, and a local #mentalhealth agency is working hard to make sure people have a place to get help if they have thoughts of #suicide. Lynne Grey, MA, LPC, LCAS, CCS, #mentalhealth and substance use disorder clinical director at Partners Health Management in Morganton, said she’s concerned about people with […]

#JamesDonaldson on #MentalHealth – Prevention Training Seminar Tackles Discomfort of Talking About #Suicide

MONTOUR FALLS, N.Y. (WENY) — One local outreach organization is helping people feel a little more comfortable when talking about #suicide. Riqui Hess, Executive Director for M.R. Hess Home Works, says after losing her husband to #suicide and dealing with #suicide herself, she decided to start a non-profit to help people in the community.  #JamesDonaldson notes: Welcome […]

#JamesDonaldson on #MentalHealth – #Suicide, Overdose Numbers On The Rise Again

Eileen McClory The past few years have been bad in terms of #suicide and overdose deaths in Portage County, but 2020 has been among the worst.  Wayne Enders of the Portage County Coroner’s Office said the office has handled about 106 cases so far this year. About half of those cases – 49 – were […]

#JamesDonaldson on #MentalHealth – A Quarter of #Young #Adults Considered #Suicide Because of the #Pandemic, #CDC Finds

In a recent survey, 25 percent of #young #adults reported having “seriously considered #suicide” due to #COVID-19 — and they’re not the only group at increased risk. By Kylie Gilbert It’s no secret that #COVID-19 has taken a toll on just about everyone’s #mental and emotional well-being — even celebrities. Ask any therapist and they’ll tell you […]

#JamesDonaldson on #MentalHealth – Could #COVID-19 #Pandemic Increase #Physician Burnout, #Suicide?

— “This entire culture has to change,” said Jennifer Feist, sister of #LornaBreen, MD, who died by #suicide by Shannon Firth, On September 17, MedPage Today, recognizes #NationalPhysicianSuicideAwarenessDay. If you or someone you know is considering #suicide, call the #NationalSuicidePreventionHotline at 1-800-273-8255. #Physicians have one of the highest rates of #suicide among all other professions. Approximately 65% of emergency […]

#JamesDonaldson on #MentalHealth – #Doctor Encourages Parents To Talk With #Children About #MentalHealth

This week is #NationalYouthSuicidePreventionWeek JACKSONVILLE, Fla. – This week is #NationalYouthSuicidePreventionWeek. During the #coronavirus #pandemic, the #AmericanFoundationforSuicidePrevention says, it’s important to protect our #mentalhealth and help those who may be struggling. Dr. Allison Ventura, with UF Health Jacksonville, is encouraging #parents not to be afraid to talk with their #children about #mentalhealth and start a dialogue […]