Tag Archive | #NationalSuicidePreventionHotline

#JamesDonaldson On #MentalHealth – 45% Of #LGBTQ #Youth Seriously Considered #Suicide In The Past Year, Trevor Project Survey Finds

#JamesDonaldson On #MentalHealth – 45% Of #LGBTQ #Youth Seriously Considered #Suicide In The Past Year, Trevor Project Survey Finds

BY TORI B. POWELL Forty-five percent of young #LGBTQ people seriously considered attempting #suicide in 2021, according to a survey published Wednesday by the #LGBTQ #mentalhealth nonprofit the #TrevorProject. It’s the third consecutive year that rates of #suicidalideation have increased among #LGBTQ #youth, the organization said.  “We must recognize that #LGBTQ young people face stressors simply for […]

#JamesDonaldson On #MentalHealth – More #Kids Hospitalized For #SuicideAttempts, Some Blame Remote Learning

#JamesDonaldson On #MentalHealth – More #Kids Hospitalized For #SuicideAttempts, Some Blame Remote Learning

By Rebecca Duffy QUINCY (WGEM) – New research shows a big jump in emergency room visits for #children with #suicideattempts. According to the #NationalInstituteofMentalHealth, the number of #teenage #girls admitted saw a 50 percent increase from 2019 to this year, with remote learning being a factor. Many #schools were in a fully-remote or hybrid learning mode […]

#JamesDonaldson On #MentalHealth – Study Of #SuicideAttempts Confirms Genetic Underpinnings Not Driven By Underlying #PsychiatricDisorders

#JamesDonaldson On #MentalHealth – Study Of #SuicideAttempts Confirms Genetic Underpinnings Not Driven By Underlying #PsychiatricDisorders

An international consortium of scientists dissects the shared genetic architecture of #suicideattempts, #psychiatricdisorders, and non-psychiatric risk factors. In the largest genetic study of #suicideattempts to date, researchers have identified a region of the genome on chromosome 7 containing DNA variations that increase the risk that a person will attempt #suicide. The study also found overlap in the […]

#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 […]

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